CNN broadcasts an interview with Russ from Egypt’s New Alamein

American CNN has broadcast its interview with the famous American rapper, Russell Vitale, from New Al-Alamein city, where MyEgypt hashtag was highlighted.

The hashtag was launched by the Ministry of Tourism in cooperation with CNN, within the framework of the partnership between the two sides aiming to present different stories about Egypt through the experiences of tourists.

During the interview, the famous American rapper Russ spoke about his concert on August 2, referring to the reasons behind choosing Egypt for the concert. He expressed his admiration for the beauty of the sea on the north coast.

He expressed his great happiness with the presence of the Egyptian audience, as 8,000 young people reportedly attended the concert.

Russ said he felt Egypt is a country full of love and warmth, and this is what he touched in everyone he met. He said that he would like to hold more concerts in the African state.

The famous singer said that he calls, through his songs and concerts held around the world, for communication between human beings, and for spreading the concepts of love and peace.

Vitale performed a huge successful concert in Egypt for the first time at New Alamein city on August 2 at 8 pm.

Vitale songs are very popular in the Arab world because it promotes optimism and the vitality of hard work, diligence and fulfilling dreams.

It is my first time ever in Egypt and it won’t be the last. I wish to do more shows here, Russ said.

He added that he paid attention to his social media accounts in which he found several Egyptian followers, a matter which encouraged him to hold his concert here.

On 8 May 2019, Egypt signed an agreement with CNN to promote tourism through implementing an international tourism campaign. The campaign will use different platforms, including television, as well as digital and social media sites.

On January 4, 2019, CNN Travel published their annual list of top destinations for the year, placing Egypt in Second place, after Christchurch, New Zealand.

Source: State Information Service Egypt