From reaching 100k views on YouTube and 50k views on streaming platforms including Spotify and Google Play, to exclusively debuting the news on Harper’s BAZAAR Arabia’s May cover, Dana Hourani’s debut single Ella Enta, is fast making waves in the industry. And now, deepening the connection to Hourani’s roots, the Dubai-based visual artist has been announced as a special guest performer at the Adonis concert for this year’s Jounieh International Festival in Lebanon.
Hourani shared a photo on Instagram that depicted posters promoting her single on the walls of Beirut.
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‼️ So thrilled to announce that I will be performing ELLA ENTA live for the first time at JOUNIEH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL as a special guest appearance for @adonisband concert on July 18th‼️ Get your tickets if you’re around would love to see you! - P.S: This is a shot of street posters all over the walls of Beirut #ellaenta #danahourani #adonis
“So thrilled to announce that I will be performing ELLA ENTA live for the first time at JOUNIEH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL as a special guest appearance for @adonisband concert on July 18th‼” she wrote.
The song, which is sung in Arabic and literally translates to “Except for You”, is available on YouTube, Anghami, Apple Music, Deezer, Spotify and Google Play.
Jounieh International Festival will kick off next month with Dana Hourani’s performance taking place on 18 July.
In recent years, the festival has welcomed the likes of Wael Kfoury, Jason Derulo and Jessie J.