Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Shakira's New Year's EveWell, it's too late to a get a visa and probably a flight. Unless you've got some serious connections.
But Shakira is doing a New Year's Eve show this year at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates).
According to this article, Shakira's Arab fixation by Kelly Crane Gulf News 12/23/08, she's going to do some singing in Arabic.
It won't be like her usual stage show though. She has to perform in a burka. (NOT!!)
There's some Arabic in her song, "Ojos Así", which is one of her standards. Here's a video of her performing it in Turkey in 2002. Without a burka:
Tags: shakira, shakira mebarak
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