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DUBAI (Reuters) – Palestinian-Chilean singer and songwriter Elyanna landed in Dubai on Sunday after a fashion-packed few days in Qatar.

She took to Instagram Stories to document her time in the UAE tourist hotspot through a mirror selfie.

Prior to her time in Dubai, Elyanna was in Qatar to celebrate the Fashion Trust Arabia awards alongside the who’s who of the international fashion industry.

Former model Karolina Kourkova, creative director of Valentino Pierpaolo Picciolini, British models Jourdan Dunn and Poppy Delevingne, former Miss Universe Olivia Culpo, British actress Jodie Turner-Smith, American model Jasmine Tookes and Somali model American Halima Aden all made appearances, as well as Romanian Jordanian. current designer Amina Muaddi, British supermodel Naomi Campbell and Dutch-Palestinian catwalk star Bella Hadid.

The star-studded event, now in its fourth edition, took place at the National Museum of Qatar and spotlighted renowned and aspiring fashion designers in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Fashion Trust Arabia honored six designers from the Arab world.

Saudi sisters Siham and Sarah Albinali won the ready-to-wear award, Artsi Ifrach from Morocco won the evening award, Eilaf Osman from Sudan received the accessories award (shoes and handbags) , Fatma Mostafa, from Egypt, won the jewelry prize (fine and fashion jewelry) and the Franca Sozzani first talent prize was awarded to Kazna Asker from Yemen.

While in Doha, Elyanna was also spotted at a fashion show to support education and investment in young creative and business talent from emerging regions, especially in Africa, the Diaspora and communities. developing around the world.

The show, held Oct. 28 under the patronage of Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani, was part of Campbell’s global charity initiative, EMERGE.

Hadid, Campbell and the other models presented looks from award-winning fashion designers from Africa, the Diaspora and the Middle East, such as Thebe Magugu, Bianca Saunders and Abdel El-Tayeb.

For her part, Elyanna attended the show in a white halter-neck dress adorned with Arabic calligraphy by Syrian artist Safe from Harm.

No stranger to the spotlight, earlier this year the musician featured in Spotify’s fourth installment of Radar in the Middle East – an emerging artists program spotlighting emerging talent from around the world.

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