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Egypt’s National Arab Music Ensemble of the Egyptian Opera House debuted in Saudi Arabia with the singer Nihad Fathy performing before a 2,500-strong audience in Riyadh. This is the first time a woman singer performed on stage in the Kingdom before a mixed crowd. (Photo courtesy of GCA Saudi Arabia.)

Egypt’s National Arab Music Ensemble of the Egyptian Opera House debuts in the Kingdom

History was made in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday as a female singer performed before a mixed audience for the first time in the country.