Identities, Narratives and Maintaining Hope
Renowned Israeli-Palestinian Artist Mira Awad discusses:
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Mira Awad, born to a Palestinian father and Bulgarian mother, is a multicultural, multidisciplinary international performer. She studied music at the Rimon School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, released two solo albums, and collaborated with many international artists: Noa, Idan Raichel, Andrea Boccelli, Bobby McFerrin, and more. Throughout her career, Mira developed a unique fusion of sounds, combining the East with the West, weaving the Arabic language and its oriental ornaments with Western harmonies, thus creating unique modern Arabic fusion music, with a rich tapestry of sounds.
As an actress, Mira participated in numerous theatre productions, her most memorable part being Eliza Doolittle in the musical “My fair lady”. She starred on the highly-rated series “Arab Labor” and hosted several tv shows. She also created and co-wrote the TV drama “Muna”.
Mira is an Artivista. She is very much identified with the agenda of dialogue and co-existence and uses her stage visibility to promote peace and human solidarity.
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