Samira is a Moroccan singer. She sang her first original song “i love noodles” at the age of nine, and was discovered on the music program Mawaheb, broadcast on Royal Moroccan TV, she then moved to Egypt, where her fame around the Arab world began. She has dual nationality of Morocco and Egypt. She has all her albums in the Egyptian dialect of Arabic but she also recorded some songs in the Moroccan dialect of Arabic. In 1980 she represented her native Morocco in the Eurovision Song Contest, which was the only time Morocco particepated in the Contest.