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Hanine is a young Lebanese singer with a warm and beautiful oriental voice, her complete name is Hanine Abou Chakra, she is the sister of the Lebanese actor BADIH ABOU CHACRA. Hanine is graduated from Law school, and studying in the "National Conservatoire of Lebanon".Read More...
In 2001, Hanine launched her first album 'Arabo Cuban'
produced by Michel Elefteriades who has his special touch in oriental music.
the international production company “Warner” distributed the album all over the world. It was a fusion of two different music styles: classical light Arab songs, on Cuban music and percussions by a typical Cuban band. It was named:Hanine Y Son Cubano. The video clip of Albi we moftaho was broadcasted in many channels, it was very special and totally different from all video clips of the season which made the audience know Hanine and get her album to discover her art.
Hanine in this album presented short classical masterpieces of the greatest Arab artists such as Mohamed Abdelwahab, Asmahan, Farid El Atrash and Sayid Darwish. After the huge success of this CD; Hanine was invited to participate in many Music festivals in different countries, and did great live performances with the Cuban band.
Hanine kept the fusion of arab songs with Cuban background music, and launched her second album in 2004 '10908 km' (which is the distance between Beirut and Havana). This album had a “salsa” spirit, with a special song for Hanine named balady and amazing classical Lebanese & Egyptian songs such as Lama a tariq el ayn, Shaghaloony wi shaghalo el nom men ainy, zoroony kul sana marra… Balady video clip was filmed in Cuba during "Hanine y Son Cubano" successfull concerts in Havana