Building cultural bridges through Music.

Bassam Beroumi was born in Acre to family with musical roots; his grandfather is "Soudki Shukri" a pioneer in the local oriental music scene and a music teacher, studied music in Cairo Egypt with all the great musicians of the 60's. His uncle is "Samir Shukri" a big start in Pop Arabic music scene. Bassam's father worked on a freighter and sailed all over the world; he gathered Records & Tapes from every continent, so at a very young age Bassam was exposed to different kinds of music from all around the world.

Bassam's musical career began at the age of 6 when he joined a choir of children and began performing on stages locally and abroad. At the age of 15, he founded his first rock band. Bassam said in an interview, "At a young age I went to rock concerts and felt electricity in the air. I was the underdog, the only one walking around school with black T-shirts, long hair and listened to Led Zeppelin, The Doors, the Beatles, and Jimi Hendrix, most students didn't even know who they were".

In 1998 Bassam started kicking it on stages with the Arab rock band that he founded "Khalas", in 2004 Bassam launched the debut album of "Khalas", "Ma'adish Feha" (Translation: We've had it). In 2005, while he was the lead singer of "Khalas" Bassam decided to start his solo career and began writing songs for his first solo album. Bassam's live shows are electrifying energies and the music is a rainbow of colors of East and West Oriental and Rock roots. Bassam is currently launching his first solo album which includes nine songs and one instrumental track. Bassam album combines a wide range of musical styles with texts in Arabic. The album tells Bassam's journey in the last 10 years.

Acre, Palestine