Biography

 

Ghada Derbas ~ Best Arab Singer in North America

   

Ghada is a great singer and event organizer.  She is known to be professional, smart, interesting, classy, cute, a strong character with a great sense of humor.  People love her because she is genuine, honest, straight forward, and very close to her family, friends and fans. Ghada was born in Beirut, Lebanon.  She comes from a family with great talent.  Her father and cousins were known to have great voices. However, their ties to the family traditions have prevented them from pursuing a career in the music.

Ghada was a very energetic child.  She was loved by her neighbors, friends and her teachers at school. Ghada used to sing with her sisters all the time at home.  At the age of eight, for the first time, she joined the singing program called ‘3ashara 3la 3ashra on national Lebanese Television, where she sang the legendary Egyptian Artist’s Oum Kalthoum’s “Inta Oumry”.  Since then, Ghada continued to perform and win at the various galas and special music programs for children, where it was noted that Ghada has a voice of her own that is energetic with great sensations and fine technical capabilities.

Talent:

With her extraordinary talent, Ghada shined at the age of eleven, when she won the singing contest at the radio station “Eza3et Al Nujum”.  Her presenting abilities, won her the first job offer at the radio station as a presenter of children programming.  She named it “Dounia Al-Atfal” – “Children World”.  The program was very successful and it was a great opportunity for Ghada to step into the media world.

Ghada started to learn music with high profile instructors in Lebanon, and then she joined the "Institute of Music” in Beirut to study the Arab-Andalusian music, vocal and music theory.  After immigrating to Canada, Ghada was accepted in Canada’s capital at Carleton University, where she took a double major in music and commerce.

Music Highlights:

Ghada is a very dedicated professional.  After working for five years in the computer industry, she moved on to pursue her ongoing passion for the music industry.  Ghada performs and organizes events in North America for all Arabic communities: Kuwait, Iraq, Lebanon, Syrian, Moroccans, Palestinians and Egyptians.  She song at International and national festivals, major events, and weddings.  She became one of the strongest female Arab voices in North America.  Ghada wrote songs and sang them, she was anchoring on Radio stations and here are few highlights of her music life:

 

 

 

 

 
Feb 15th, 2012

Interviewed by Radio Canada CBC

Feb 11th, 2012

Performed Valentine’s event, Orlando, Florida

Jan 19th, 2010

Performed in the memorial of event of Great friend Singer Christine Atallah (1965-2011) at Club Balateau, Montreal

Dec 31st, 2011

Performed New Year Event for the Lebanese Community, Edmonton

Nov 18th, 2011

Performed with Famous Arab Star Assi Helani, Ottawa

Nov 26th, 2011

Performed Palestinian Community “Omahat without Borders”, Toronto

Oct 29th, 2011

Performed/Organized The 1st Arab Halloween party, Ottawa

Oct 2nd, 2011

Performed/Organized at the 2nd event for Arab Gulf Community, Ottawa

Jun 26th, 2011

Performed with Famous Egyptian Singer Hakim, Ottawa

Mar 05th, 2011

Performed/Organized event: Singer+Band+Brazilian Dancers, Montreal

Nov 2010

Performed at The Montreal Theatre with Famous Singer Abed el Wahab el Doukali for the Marrocan Community, Montreal

Aug 1st, 2010

Performed Fete du Trone du Maroc devant 20,000 persons, Montreal

Dec 31st, 2009

New year’s party for the Lebanese/Iraqi Community, Sweden

Aug 2009

Performed few events for the Arab Community, Switzerland

July 2009

Performed 3 events with Famous Gulf Star Rachid el Majid For the King Turki Bin Abed el Aziz, Lebanon

Jun 2009

Performed few events for the Arab Gulf Community, Bahrain

Nov 2008

Ghada wrote her own song “Sadda’tak Wallah”, “I swear.. I believed u”, Lyrics and Music written by Ghada with the first of a series of music videos produced for Ghada in the United States by Avrio Filmworks and directed by veteran Producer / Director, Mr. Michael Derbas.

Jun 2008

Series of interviews in Dubai  on International Televisions “Rotana Khalijeya” Chanel, “El Arabeya” Chanel,

Aug 2007

Was Chosen to sing on national Future Tv in appreciation of the legendary singer

 

Interviewed by Known show “Oyoun Beiruit” on Future TV

July 2006

Won the prize for the Best Song “Mumkin Tensa” at The 4th International Alexandrian Festival, and was Awarded the prize on famous stage of Sayed Darwish Theater, Alexandria, Egypt

July 2006

Performed at the Opera House, Alexandria, Egypt

April 2006

Duo Ghada Derbas, and the Star Amar Hassan was invited to perform in a special episode called “Tarab 3ala Al talab” on Orbit TV, Lebanon

Jan 2006

Launched an Album joined with Super Star Ammar Hassan, Producer Master Melody, and Lebanon.

   
 
 
 
 
 

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