(MENAFN - Arab Times)
Photo from the event
KUWAIT CITY, June 24: The 22nd International Music Festival, organized by the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters, was launched coinciding with the International Music Day under the patronage of Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri.
In a statement to KUNA, the
representative of the ceremony sponsor, Assistant Secretary-General of the Arts
Sector at the Council, Dr Bader Al-Duweesh, said that the Council is proud to
select the Kuwaiti musician Anwar Abdullah, whose name was associated with the
greatest artists, to be the opening figure in this festival.
Al-Duweesh called on the public
to follow up and attend the different events, appreciating the support of the
Ministry of Information and their cooperation in transmitting this event
through Kuwait Radio.
In his opening speech, Al-Duweesh
said that since its discovery, music has played a key role in the improvement
of the human spirit, the building of civilizations and the development of
The festival runs from 23 to 28
of June with a number of different musical evenings with the participation of
international artists and teams.