Ms. Magida El Roumi
Title: Artist and Singer
Grant Date: 27 June 2019
Occasion: BAU’s Grand Annual Commencement Ceremony- Beirut and Debbieh Campuses
Magida El Roumi is one of the most renowned Lebanese and Arab artists and one of the few who have always been committed to conservative art, carefully selecting poems and melodies for poets and composers who have made her songs immortal since the release of her first song in 1975.
Magida sang in front of many kings and presidents her national songs and poetry poems in Lebanon and the world, which made her the ambassador of the Lebanese song carrying the title of "singer of intellectuals" to indicate the advancement of her art.
She was given many titles, as for the humanitarian level, she was got introduced to the steps taken by the ESCWA to reduce poverty among young people which led her to launch the campaign of the Hurt People Party.
Her art led her to receive a large number of high honors in Lebanon, France, Spain and Tunisia.
She was appointed FAO Goodwill Ambassador.
She is the daughter of the artist Halim Roumi, who grew up in an artistic family from Lebanon. She studied and graduated from the Lebanese University and a mother of two daughters.