From powerful TV shows to brilliant ads, our creativity comes alive in Ramadan and is on full display throughout the holy month and YouTube creators are no different. Every year, creators from across the region dedicate time and effort to their Ramadan content, which is as versatile as it is entertaining.
Aya Habib, Hadeel Marei, Noor Stars
This year, you will laugh with Hadeel and Noor in their new comedy series. Sara from Sara’s Pop Fitness will help you incorporate exercise into your routine during the holy month. While Aya Habib and Chef Hassan will teach you how to master essential and innovative Ramadan recipes. Here is your guide to YouTube in Ramadan this year:
1 Hadeel Marei: Mosalsal Kabsa, a comedyHadeel Marei is back this Ramadan with a weekly series on her YouTube channel in which she plays a call center operator who embarks on the road to fame with the help of her two best friends - played by influencer Amy Roko and YouTube creator Noura Majed.
2 Noor Stars: The FriendsNoor Stars is the most subscribed creator channel in the Middle East and North Africa. This year for Ramadan she partnered with other YouTube creators for her sitcom-style show The Friends, which follows five friends with very different personalities as they navigate university life.
3 Sara PopFit: Health recipes & exercise routinesSara’s fitness channel was one of the top new channels of 2020. This Ramadan she will help her viewers stay healthy with videos of delicious and healthy Iftar meals, as well as light exercises to help people stay fit during the holy month.
4 Atyab Tabkha: Experiment in the kitchen For those of us who are still new to the kitchen, we will find solace in Atyab Tabkha’s new season of their “Not So Clueless Anymore” series which follows amateur chef Shatha as she takes on Ramadan in her Kitchen in her journey to being a professional chef!
“We’re going outside” is Atyab Tabkha’s second Ramadan series in which chef Hassan takes us on a trip to cook mouth-watering dishes outdoors. We follow his handicraft preparation in a calm and soothing ambiance of nature.
5 Aya Habib: Master classic Ramadan recipes Aya’s channel is home to countless recipes from around the world. This Ramadan she’s starting off with the basics and helping people master classic Ramadan desserts such as Kunafa, Basbousa, and sawab’ae zeinab.
Mosalsalat are an essential part of Ramadan. This year, you’ll find Iraqi mega productions such as the second season of Kama Mat Watan, Algerian drama series Yama, Emirati comedy Shadad, and Syrian drama Basmit Hada.
From all of us at YouTube, Ramadan Kareem.