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Tripoli International Festival 2016
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Mohammed El Hallani (born November 28, 1970), widely known as Assi El Hallani, is a Lebanese singer. Assi's musical career officially started after winning in Studio Al Fan a TV program for young artists at the age of 17. He has released more than a dozen albums. His biggest hits are Wani Mareq Mareet, Amshi Lihali, Mali Saber, Ahebbak Gedan, Ahla Al Oyoun, Shoag El Sahara, Lubnani, Bel Arabi, Kayed Ozzalak, Ana Ya Ter, Yemken, Bab 3am Yebki, Waynak Habibi and Oumi R2osili and many more.
Early life Assi's musical talent became evident very early, when as a child he was performing Lebanese songs with his friends and family. Assi studied for approximately five years (1985–1990) at the Higher Institute of Music in Lebanon concentrating on the Oud performance and Arab vocal techniques.
Assi El Hallani has participated in numerous important musical events, including the Baalbeck International Festival, Jerash Festival, the Carthage Festival, Albert Hall London, Palais du Congres Paris, Fox Theatre Detroit, Opera House Cairo, Souk Wagef, Opera House Spain, Safh El Haram Festival Egypt and a number of concerts around Europe, the Arab world and America.