Ariadne’s note: The World Poetry Café Radio Show with hosts Ariadne Sawyer and Israel Mota welcomed the amazing actress and author Mona Fuad in a delightful and information packed show about Egypt, Hollywood and friendship. Background music by Yo Yo Mah in Bach’s cello music, Opening song by Ablaye Cissoko and Volker Goetze, second song by Pancho and Sal, Secretos. CLICK HERE for this fascinating show in English, Spanish and a bit of Arabic!
Mona Fuad was born in Alexandra, Egypt and at 16 won the nation’s beauty contest and was once crowned Miss Egypt. Mona secured her first movie contract by winning a Jennifer Jones lookalike contest. She appeared in many Egyptian films and such American films such as the Ten Commandments. Upon leaving show business and moving to America during the mass exodus of Europeans form Egypt, Mona founded the first acrylic finger nail salon in Dallas, Texas. With over 75 locations on three continents, her success helped define the landscape of the now over 35 million dollar nail industry.
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