Myriam Faris on stage
|Born||May 3, 1983|
Myriam Faris (Arabic: ميريم فارس) (born May 3, 1983) is a musician and entertainer from South Lebanon. Events 1491 - Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries adopting the baptismal name of João Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Lebanon (ˈlɛbənɒn Arabic: ar لبنان Lubnān) officially the Republic of Lebanon or Lebanese Republic (ar الجمهورية اللبنانية A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Arabic music or Arab music ( Arabic: موسيقى عربية;) includes several genres and styles of Music ranging from Arabic classical 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. Arabic (ar الْعَرَبيّة (informally ar عَرَبيْ) in terms of the number of speakers is the largest living member of the Semitic language Events 1491 - Kongo monarch Nkuwu Nzinga is baptised by Portuguese missionaries adopting the baptismal name of João Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) A musician is a person who plays or writes Music. Musicians can be classified by their roles in creating or performing music An instrumentalist plays a See also Entertainment (disambiguation and The Entertainer (disambiguation Entertainment is an activity designed to give people South Lebanon redirects here For other uses see South Lebanon (disambiguation.
Myriam Faris took ballet lessons from age five, and at age nine earned first place on Tele-Liban (Al Mawahib Al Saghira), in Oriental dance. She registered at the National Conservatory of Music and studied musicology for four years. Musicology ( Greek: μουσική = "music" and λόγος = "word" or "reason" is the scholarly study of Music
At age sixteen, Myriam participated in the Lebanese Song Festival where she won first prize for the public Lebanese song nomination. At seventeen she participated in Studio el Fan 2000, representing the district of South Lebanon and earned the first prize and the Special Certificate from Dr. Walid Gholmieh. Dr Walid Georges Gholmieh is the director of the Le Conservatoire libanais national supérieur de musique or The Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music
At age 21, with the guidance of her management company Music Is My Life, Faris signed her first record deal with Music Master International and launched her first album on October 21, 2003 at the Virgin Megastore – Beirut. Virgin Megastores is an international chain of Record shops founded by Sir Richard Branson on London 's Oxford Street in January or February Beirut (بيروت Bayrūt) is the Capital and Largest city of Lebanon with a population of over 2 The album witnessed immediate success and became a best seller for a debut artist. Her music video for the hit song "Ana Wel Shouk" became one of the most requested music videos as soon as it was broadcasted on local and cable television.
Faris's next move was to shoot her second music video "ta3al 7abrashli", directed by Marwan el galali. In the video, Faris portrayed two different characters. During Myriam's promotional tours for her album in Jordan, the UAE and Egypt, media representatives and fan base gave her an effusive welcome. Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (الأردنّ al-Urdunn) is an Arab country in Southwest Asia spanning the southern This article is about the country of Egypt For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Egypt topics. Egypt awarded her as "Best Female Young Artist" and gave a prize for best video clip.
During Ramadan of the same year, Faris's success got the attention of one of the most renowned perfume creators in the region, Mahmoud Saiid. Ramadan or Ramazan ( Arabic: رمضان Ramaḍān) is a Muslim religious observance that takes place during the ninth month of the Islamic Perfume is a mixture of fragrant Essential oils and Aroma compounds Fixatives and Solvents used to give the human body animals objects and living He collaborated with Faris on creating and launching a unique fragrance for men and for women named after her first hit "Ana Wel Shooq". The television commercial for this perfume was released on most satellite TV stations, contributing to its commercial success in the Arab world.
Myriam is currently preparing her second album, currently untitled. It was due to be released March 2007, then delayed to the end of 2007. Another delay has occurred and it is scheduled to be out Summer 2008. She is collaborating with Lebanese and Egyptian composers. A video, Mouch Ananaya has been released from the album, titled Betrouh Eih. She is rumored to be in a relationship with an Egyptian called Amir.
Spelling: Although the spelling of Myriam Fares is often used on the internet and video clips, Myriam Faris Official Website, notes the spelling as Myriam Faris.