Dana Halabi (Arabic دانا حلبي) is a Lebanese singer and model. Dana Halabi was born in Kuwait on January 18, 1987. She spent most of her childhood in Tripoli. Dana Halabi has one brother and one sister and is studying Interior Design. She started modelling in 2001 and was named Miss Magic Eyes 2003-2004, Miss Oriental Dance 2004, and 1st Runner up Miss Resort
Akın was born in Almelo, Netherlands, to Turkish parents. Akın’s father (Nazım) and mother (Ayda) emigrated from Turkey to the Netherlands in 1971. Akın has one younger sister called Doruk. In 1998, at the age of 17, Akın was selected Elite Model of Turkey; she then participated in the Europe Elite Model competition in Nice, France where she reached the final 15. Akın continued modelling in Germany for the German catalogue Otto.
In 2002, Akın won Star TV‘s Miss Turkey. Thus, she represented Turkey in the Miss World beauty pageant which was held on December 7, 2002 at Alexandra Palace, London, which she also won. Akin accepted the tiara and $156,000 prize from the previous year’s winner Agbani Darego. During her reign, Akın travelled to the United Kingdom, Turkey, the United States, New Zealand, Ireland, Jamaica, Australia, China and many more countries.
In 2002, three of the “Big Four” international pageant winners come from dominant Muslim countries: Džejla Glavović, who won at Miss Earth, Christina Sawaya of Lebanon, who won Miss International 2002, and Azra Akın of Turkey, who won Miss World 2002.
In 2004, Akın modelled for the postcards of the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 which were shown before each song. In 2010, she won on the TV dance show Yok Boyle Dans, the Turkish version of Dancing With the Stars.
Reem Abdullah (Arabic:ريم عبد الله) (born February 20, 1987) is a Saudi Arabian actress. She worked with comedians Nasser Al Qasabi and Abdul-Allah Al-Sadhan in the 2007 series Tash Ma Tash and received excellent reviews. In 2012, she was invited by the Saudi director Haifa Al-Mansour to act in the film Wadjda, which received critical acclaim.
- Tash ma tash (2007 – 2009)
- Beni w beni (2008 – 2009)
- Haitan w zaeab (2010)
- Homrai El-sahar 4 (2012)
- Wadjda (2012)
Aysel was born in the Azerbaijani capital Baku, the youngest of the three daughters of a journalist and university professor. She is a descendant of the nineteenth-century Azerbaijani publicist Hasan bey Zardabi. Her maternal grandmother was half-Russian, half-Ukrainian. Aysel started to sing at the age of four and the piano became her passion since childhood.
Aysel graduated from the Intellect Lyceum in Baku and attended Texas High School (Texarkana, Texas) in 2005–2006. Within days of her arrival in the United States, she signed up for the local choir and began training for young vocalists competitions.While in the U.S., Aysel won three gold medals at contests held in the Southern Arkansas University and in the University of Texas at Austin. In 2005, she participated in Season 4 of the national song contest Yeni Ulduz (“New Star”). As of January 2009, Teymurzadeh was majoring in International Relations at the Azerbaijan University of Languages.
In January 2009, Teymurzadeh was selected internally by İTV to represent Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, Russia along with Iranian–Swedish singer Arash with the song “Always“. Aysel became the first female singer to represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest and only the second act ever to do so. On May 16, 2009, Aysel Teymurzadeh and Arash finished third with 207 points, among the 25 performers that qualified for the Eurovision grand final.
Aysel together with Arash became the winner of the 4th Annual ESC Radio Awards in the category of the Best Group