The outcome of a musical contest of television has become new reason for discord in the Arab world, divided between the winner, a Saudi, and the loser, a Tunisian who counted please on the public. The program, of the channel LBC, property of saudíes and Lebanese industralists, attracted during four months the attention of million Arab viewers, mainly by the self-assured tone in which 24 offerers of the Lebanon, Egypt competed, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Morocco.
According to they showed to several Arab mass media, the Tunisians have felt frustrated with the final outcome since they had great hopes of which the victory of its compatriot supposed an opportunity to show a new face of Tunisia in the Arab world. The technical competition has become a political battle. The Tunisian government reduced the taxes on the communications to animate to his compatriots to that they voted in favor of The Suweisi, published international the Arab newspaper To the Hayat.
Money and influences
The moment of maximum attention was the past Friday, when the become fond of singer Saudi Hisham To the Hueish prevailed in the end his rival, the Eman Tunisian To the Suweisi, which caused the controversial one on if the influence and the money can surpass to the personal merits. It is evident that the Saudi financial weight and its relevance in chain LBC have been factors, said a Jordanian watching fan. To the Hueish she passed three examinations during the last phases, whereas the Tunisian did not have to realize any, which gives the reason to our thesis that there has been some type of conspiracy on the part of the administration of the LBC, added.
Some people, even, did not discard that high saudíes people in charge been have involved in the pressure on the LBC to gain the victory of their candidate.