Berwas Hussein’s performance of “Kadouka El Mayas” and her mixture of Kurdi and Arabic received standing ovation from all four judges in Friday’s Arab Idol Semi finals (April 12).( video above).
Berwas who doesn’t speak Arabic was accompanied by a translator to Arab Idol first audition ( Video Below)
Berwas Hussein - Kurdistan - Iraq – voting # 6
Ahlam was moved “You give me chills when you sing” “your performance was full of emotions that you ought to teach in schools” she said
Nancy Ajram said Berwas performance was full of emotions ” I was even able to understood the kurdi part of the song “, ” you should teach me how to sing in Kurdi” Nancy added
Ragheb Alameh said Berwas’ performances in Kurdi and Arabic will bring the music of the two countries together, and make way to Kurdistan’s music into the Arab World.
Hassan ElShafei said ” you’ve taught me a lot about music”