JAZZARABIA, PROUD PARTNER OF SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, QARYAT AL BERI, ABU DHABI,GARNERS INTERNATIONAL HONOURS
In less than six months of launching, JazzArabia quickly earns international acclaim for top music programming in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, 24 January 2016 – JazzArabia’s head of programmes, Dr Lyria Messahel, has won a bronze medal as “Female Executive of the Year for Europe, the Middle East & Africa” at the International Women in Business Awards, known as “The Stevies”, for her music programming contributions to the radio station.
JazzArabia, the first jazz and Latin radio station in the Middle East is broadcasted live 24 hours a day online from its custom-built studio in p&c by Sergi Arola restaurant, within the Shangri-La Qaryat Al Beri complex. Lyria’s distinctive achievement is formatting JazzArabia with captivating content. She blends in Arabic jazz with mainstream and Latin, and infuses it with an eclectic mix of jazz genres, giving listeners a diversified catalogue of music all day long.
“The talented Lyria has hit all the right notes. She has her ear to the ground and knows how to keep the listeners engaged and thirsty for more. Her award strengthens the JazzArabia brand on an international scale, while also positioning Shangri-La on the cutting edge with providing exceptional entertainment. I’m proud to be associated with JazzArabia and I look forward to more positive programming,” said Thomas Guss, the hotel’s general manager.
Lyria is originally from Algiers and holds a doctorate from the Free University of Berlin, Germany.
JazzArabia, Proud Partner of Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi, Garners International Honours
JazzArabia can be streamed live or via the JazzArabia app, which is available for download from the app store on all smart devices.
p&c by Sergi Arola is a dining destination offering a comprehensive menu of delectable seafood fusion creations imbued with Spanish flavours in sleek surroundings, accompanied with JazzArabia entertaining the guests nightly.
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