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Biography

Biography

Artist and celebrity Christina Sawaya, born on August 16, is a Lebanese Celebrity.

She graduated from the Lebanese American University (LAU), with a BS degree in Business economics.

Sawaya started a modeling career in 1998 while continuing her studies & later participated in a series of beauty pageants between 1998 and 2003.

She excelled in several fields in show business and corporate business.

 

Achievements

Local Achievements

  • Miss Universities 1998
  • Model of the Year 1999
  • Miss Lebanon 2001 & 2002

International Achievements

  • Miss International 2002 (Tokyo/Japan)
  • Winner of the Global beauties award 2002-2003 for best overall performance among all the candidates of the four main worldwide beauty pageants: Miss World, Miss International, Miss Universe and Miss Earth.

Due to her responsibilities as Miss Lebanon and Miss International, Christina took part in various activities such as Social and Charitable events (Orphans and underprivileged children, Handicaps, Old left alone people) and Environmental Care events. She was a main representative of the youth in campaigns that dealt with: Anti-Drugs, Anti-Alcoholism, Anti-Smoking, Prevention from HIV & Safety Driving conditions.

Sawaya worked with the "Rescue & Social Services Association" on developing a social and health care center for the Elderly which was called "Beytuna" & was officially opened in May 2002. Since then, Christina is still working hand in hand with the association on the continuity, stability & evolution of "Beytuna" also with the help of some supportive donators.

 

CAREER

TV Presenter

Christina Sawaya hosted since 2003 many festivals, shows and major events that were broadcasted on several TV stations local and Pan Arab, in addition to her own entertainment program “Ajwa2”, a full season of 30 episodes broadcasted on "Future TV" from September 2008 till June 2009.

Hosted the documentary “Lebanon Pearl of the Orient 2014” and “Lebanon Pearl of the East 2015” consecutively, both produced by “Extreme Advertisement”, created by “Pascale Saikaly” and directed by "Joseph Saikaly".

Hosted a game show and entertainment program on “OTV” called “Loca Beach” for two seasons in 2017 & 2018 produced by 'Propaganda" production company and directed by “Gino Aoun”

Now she is preparing a new TV show that will be announced when ready.

Master of Ceremony

Sawaya was the Master of Ceremony, since 2002, in many major events for local & international companies in Lebanon and the MENA region in both languages Arabic & English.

Christina was as well, the Master of Ceremony at the events of several institutions and charitable associations since 1998.

Event Management

Christina Sawaya has 12 years of experience in organizing all kinds of events: corporate, entertainment events, fashion shows, openings, exhibitions, and weddings etc… with an added value:

  • Equipped suppliers
  • Tailor-made themes to suit different needs and budgets
  • Add a unique and personalized touch to the event or wedding
  • Her territory included countries of Levant and Gulf

PUBLIC RELATIONS & MEDIA RELATIONS

Sawaya has 12 years of experience in public relations & media relations:

  • Worked as a PR Manager in a company she co-owned called PR.Com since 2003
  • Also worked as Events Executive Manager in PR.Com
  • Worked as a Managing Director in a photo and video Production company called CS Pro since 2009

 

SINGING

Christina Sawaya was chosen as one of the celebrity candidates to sing in "Celebrity Duets" program season one in 2010, which was broadcasted on LBCI. The program had a humanitarian goal; each celebrity chose a charity association to which they would offer the sum of money they accumulated. Sawaya, sang & offered the sum of money she won to the elderly social & health care center "Beytuna".

Then she moved on to produce a humanitarian song for the elderly called "Intu Dahab Al Taree2" written & composed by Talal Kontar, mixed & arranged by "Carina Eid".

Christina produced recently a new song called “Ana Daybi” written by Youssef Sleiman, composed by Haytham Zayyad, mixed & arranged by Roger & Charlie Abboud; including a music video that was directed by May Elias.

Sang in her program "Loca Beach" re-arranged songs (at George Martinos studio) as a tribute for Legend stars such Feyrouz, Sabah, Samira Toufic, Dalida, Elias Rahbany, Souad Hosny, Sherifa Fadel and many more.

‚Äč"Sa3bi Kteer" written, composed and arranged by "George Martinos", music video produced by "Propaganda" and directed by "Gino Aoun".

"Fil" written, composed and arranged by "George Martinos". Not released yet, coming soon fall/winter 2019/2020.

"Bmout 3leik" written , composed and arranged by "George Martinos".

"Bta3rif Hayda El Shi" written, composed and arranged by "George Martinos".

Christmas song

"Ta3a Ya Yassou3" written by "Marina Jeha", composed by "Samir Nakhle" arranged by "Maestro George Merheb", music video directed by "George Y. Michael".

"Bi Mghara Zghiry" written and re-arranged by "George Martinos", original composer "Henri Martinet".

New Year Song

"Ra7it Siny w Tallit Siny" written and composed by "Marina Jeha", arranged by "Maestro George Merheb", music video produced by "VMP" and directed by "Jean El Haddad".

 

ACTING

Christina Sawaya starred in several Drama and Comedy series:

-The Lebanese Drama TV series “Zikra” in 2011 (written by Rita Barsona, Directed by Elie Habib & produced by Marwa group) which was broadcasted on LBCI September/October 2011 (refer to Gallery).

- Main role in both parts of the Lebanese Light Comedy TV series “Ghazel El Baneit” (written by Nadine Jaber, Directed by Rindala Kodeih & produced by Online production).

Part one broadcasted on LBCI in 2012. Part two broadcasted on LBCI in Ramadan 2014.

-The Lebanese huge drama production series “Wa Achrakat El Shams” written by Mona Tayeh, directed by Charles Chelala; produced by: M&M productions, Chelae productions & Rou2a productions.

-Starred in TV drama series "Zawjati Ana" written by "Christine Boutros" produced by "Marwa Group", directed by "Elie El Semaan", broadcasted on "Al Jadeed TV" in Ramadan 2017.

-Starred in "Malla 3al2a" movie written and directed by "Boudy Sfeir" show cased in all Lebanese cinemas.

-Starred in "Se3a W Nos" movie written by "Claudia Marchalian", produced by "NMPro Arts" and directed by "Nadim Mhanna" show cased in all Lebanese Cinemas.