Hussain Al Jassmi performs at Vatican’s annual Christmas concert

Hussain Al Jassmi performs at Vatican's annual Christmas concert

Emirati singer Hussain Al Jassmi has become the first Arab artist to perform at the annual charity Christmas concert at the Vatican on Saturday evening.

The gala witnessed the participation of a large number of international stars.

On his social media channels, Al Jassmi wrote, "Representing my culture, my environment, my country and my Arabism, which I conveyed by being present in the Vatican and standing in front of the Pope Francis, and carrying with me the thought and vision of Zayed and the Emirates to the whole world."

He also shared a video of meeting Pope Benedict XVI.