Intergovernmental Institution for the Use of Micro-Algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition

Intergovernmental Observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council Under ECOSOC Resolution 2003/212 Dated 5th of March 2003.
Designated by the United Nations Economic & Social Council Under Rule 79 of the Council’s Rules and Procedures.

IN SUPPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM FOR A BETTER WORLD AND THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS 2015 - 2030

As an IIMSAM Goodwill Ambassador he will advocate for the use of Spirulina in fighting severe malnutrition worldwide as well as support IIMSAM’s goals and mandate by assisting IIMSAM in the gathering of resources to implement its programmes worldwide and making IIMSAM a household name in the GCC & throughout the Arab Region.

The Beginning

Hussain Al-Jassmi, the Emirate artist, started his artistic career after being launched by the TV program Layali Dubai during the Dubai Shopping Festival in 1997-1998 scoring first in the Gulf world and second in the Arab world.

A Childhood Dream

Since his childhood, Hussain Al-Jassmi only dream was to have his own songs and to present his albums full of emotions in front of an audience this dream got realized and this talented fellow became a star since his beginning. Hussain Al-Jassmi presented three official albums of his own personal songs that proved an international success in different Arab countries these albums were released in the years 2002, 2004 and 2006 in the years 2007, he presented an album titled “Ihtart Aabar” which entailed 14 songs from the best personal songs that he performed in drama, television and movie works, as well as in  national and private events. At the end of 2009, Al Jassmi launched his fourth official album “Al-Jassmi 2010” which Rotana Company titled (10 years of success), a culmination of his artistic journey that lasted 10 years with this company.

Hussain Al-Jassmi has also filmed 2 songs in video clips, the first being from his album “bawada3ak” and the other one “Ya Sighr el Farah” from his second album. Both works were directed by Ahmad Mehdi. During 2010, he will be getting ready to film one of the songs from his new album preserving the concept he had started and that is to present a social theme through his video clips.

His photographs were very distinguished ones designed by Max Cardelli who shot a number of photographs for him in England. These photos decorated his album covers “Al Jassmi 2006” and his recent ones “Al Jassmi 2010”. In addition to his talent as a singer, Hussain Al-Jassmi proved to be a special composer even though his compositions were very scarce. One of the remarkable works that he has dedicated to his co-stars was his song “mashkalni” for the artist Rashed El Majed and another one “Aandi Sou’al” for the artist Abdallah el Rouwayshed. He also cooperated with a number of stars and composed his own works one of which famously known as “Fakadtek” and “W ma Yeswa” and his new album songs “Wajad Kalbi”, “Al Taj” and “Al Maw9id”, in addition to his writing a number of songs.

Moments of Pride

His ride in the music world is unique. Al-Jassmi considers his singing in the presence of his Excellency the late Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan in the March “For Love and Loyalty” his first success. His first song from the lyrics of the late prince gave him great fame and was the cornerstone for coming success through participating in festivals in the Gulf and all over the Arab World.

  • ‘Layaly Dubai’ within Dubai Shopping Festival’
  • ‘Dubai Summer’ within the Surprises of Dubai Summer Festival
  • National Festival of Abu Dhabi
  • Muscat Festival and Fall Festival in Sultanate of Oman
  • Doha Festival in Qatar
  • Hala February in Kuwait
  • Jedda Different Festival and Abha Festival in KSA
  • Jarash Cultural Festival in Jordan
  • International Kartaj Festival in Tunisia
  • ‘Casa Musica’ Festival in Casablanca, Morocco (with 262,000 audience)
  • Timekad Festival in Algiers.

In addition to several Festivals in Bahrain, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt.

Hussain Al-Jassmi is the first Arab artist to sing in the famous Lido Hall in Paris, and has appeared on other theaters in Paris, London, Cannes, Geneva and Marbella.

In 2009, Hussain AlJassmi participated in many public concerts and a series of huge festivals among which was his unique participation in “MAWAZEEN” festival under the title of “World Rhythms” where he was the only Gulf artist with a group of world stars in this huge artistic movement that was sponsored by the Moroccan King. He also participated in “Layali Febrayer”in Kuwait where he attended as a guest of honour in the international celebration of the Palestinian commissariat in Paris which was held with the participation of the world stars to support the children of “Gaza”. AlJassmi was also the star of the national festival for the Moroccan song, which was held by the union of the Moroccan artists in the Moroccan Marrakesh.

One of his important participation was when Hussain Al-Jassmi acted as a representative on behalf of the Emirati artists in the huge festival that was held on the occasion of the 40th memorial of Al Fattih Revolution in Libya in September in the presence of the Libyan Leader “Moammar Al KaZafi”.

In addition to the Arab and world festivals, AlJassmi has participated in many local events throughout the year 2009 whereby he concluded the third season for the festival of “Shaer Al Malyon” on Abu-Dhabi TV, he also has participated in the end festival of “The Almeedan” program sponsored by his highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohamad Al Maktoum the crown prince of Dubai, as he also participated in the operetta “Sittoun Men Zahab” for Sakr el Arab to honour his Excellency Sheikh Sakr El Nouaimy ruler of The Ras El Khaima Emirate. Hussein El Jassmi came as a guest in the opening of the new season of “Najm El Khaleej” Program on Dubai TV.

In 2009, Hussain AL Jassmi shared the people in his homeland their happiness on the occasion of the UAE 38th National Day as he performed in 3 festivals respectively Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Zayed City . Each year, Hussain Al Jassmi visits and supports the special needs students all over the Arab world who occupy special place in his heart.

Stardom Everywhere

Hussain Al-Jassmi’s presence was always distinctive. He has appeared in some of the national operettas in UAE such as ‘Fi Al Kalb Zayed’ and ‘ Um El Emirate’ operetta and ‘Zayed Ghars’ operetta. He was brilliant in his appearances outside the country in festivals of the national independence day of Bahrain and “Al-Mahabba” Festival in Cairo and the Festival of Damascus, the Capital of Arab Culture, in addition to national festivals in Kuwait, Oman and KSA.

Awards

Hussain Al-Jassmi has been chosen for several awards for his achievements. Some are:

  • First position for video clip ‘Bawadaak’ inVideo clip festival 2003
  • Best Gulf Artist in Oscar Poll in Egypt in 2004-2005
  • Bestowed upon the title of the Ambassador of Song in Audience hearts.
  • Bestowed upon the title ‘Youth Ambassador’ 2006 by the League of Arab States.
  • For 3 consecutive years, got several title and award from Murex d’or; Best Arab singer for year 2005

In 2006, got 3 awards: Gulf First Artist;

  • The Most Popular Artist’
  • ‘Best Arabic Song ” for his ‘Fakadtek’
  • Was bestowed upon the title ‘Singer of the Arabs’ in 2007 and the award of the Best Arabic Son for his ‘W Bahibek Wahashtiny’
  • He was awarded the Golden Key of Alexandria in a big celebration within the International Alexandria Festival
  • Was given the award of Best Musical Work in Egypt Theater for the Song ‘W Bahibek Wahashtiny’ .
  • He was also awarded an appraisal prize as the best Arab artist for his annual works by the ART festival for year 2009.
  • His fans bestowed on him the title ‘The Sensitive Artist” through he Internet, especially after he launched his song ‘Ana Al Shaki’.
  • The magazine “Zahrat Al Khaleej” has honoured him through its 30th anniversary and has awarded him the decoration of the best Arab artist of the year, and has given him the name “The Emperor of the Arab song” that his fans adored.

Everlasting Songs

‘Bawadaak’ and ‘ Ma Yeswa’ are two songs that have been included in the Musical Library in Tunisia as everlasting songs and were effective in the history of the Arabic Songs. Some of his works has been registered in a number of local and Arab musical libraries.

Interviews

His appearances on TV are numbered but they are well-planned. He has appeared in some of the best programs on different channels, and he has participated in crowning the first champion of The X Factor on Rotana and appeared in the fourth season of Studio 2M on Channel 2 Morroco.

Hussain Al-Jassmi is a well loved celebrity in the media especially when getting first place in fan clubs in Sayidaty, Zahrat El Khalij, Assada, Laha, and Rotana, and others. His fame is world wide, his news has appeared in Vogue, Gulf News, Time and others.

Musical Companions

Hussain Al-Jassmi has cooperated with many a poet and composer.

He is committed to one lyric per album from the poetry of his Excellence the late Sheik Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and has already sung from the lyrics of Sheik Hamdan Bin Rashed Al Maktoum “Fazza’ ” and Sheik Hazza Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Some of the well known names are: Ali Al-Kaabi, Hamad bin Soheil Al-Katbi and Ali Al-Khawar, Anwar AL-Mosheeri, Faisal Al-Yami, Mansoor Al-Shadi, Hani Al-Sagheer, Mohamed Al-Shareef, Ibrahim Gomaa, Matlaa Al-Shams, Ahmed El-Marri, Hussein El-Basri, Hasaan El-Abdali, Ayman Bahgat Amar and others. The composers he has worked with include Mohamed Abdo, Ali Kanoo, Al-Hassas, Abadi El-Ouwayran, Waleed Fayed, Moussa Mohamed, Ibrahim Gomaa, his brother Fahed Al-Jassmi, Fayez ,Al-Saaeed, Khaled Nasser, Tarek El-Mokbel, Ali Mansoor, Aseel Abo-Bakr, Helmi Bakr, Waleed Saad and others.

Mayar Abbas, his agent, had a distinctive fingerprint in organizing Al-Jassmi’s successful trip in the music world. In addition to his two brothers, composer Fahed Al-Jassmi and Saleh Al-Jassmi.

Funoon Al-Emarat

In 2008, Hussain Al-Jassmi reopened Funoon Al-Emarat, one of the most famous and well established studio in its field, after he bought it and refurbished it with the best equipment to serve his career and the career of other artists in the Arab world. His own media office lurks within this company which follows up on the media worldwide.