Ghalia Benali

Ghalia Benali, known as “a maker of her own myths” as described by The New York Times, Ghalia Benali; the Tunisian-Belgian artist started her artistic career in 1992 as a singer, writer, composer, visual artist, painter, designer & actress. Blending different types of music, connecting different cultures; reviving the old and rooting the new are a natural outcome of mixing the two extremes she lived through.

Born in Brussels, raised in south Tunisia. Her music has been noted for its attribution to multiple genres and defining contemporary Arabic music. “Carthage’s Aretha Franklin”, “Wind’s Daughter”, “Ambassador of the Arabic Culture”, “Om Kolthoum’s Granddaughter”, are just some of the titles she was given during her path.

Benali was rated among the 1st Ten “Most Fondly Remembered Live Performances of 2013” by The New York Times, she received the “World of Music Award” for the best world music song from The British Independent Organization in 2008.

Her artistic balance is rich with 10 Music Albums & many different musical collaborations, Five Movies, Egyptian TV series, a book, Musical & Paintings’ Exhibitions.

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