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Nationality IsraelBirth 11 june 1975
Mīrā Anwar ‘Awaḍ (Arabic: ميرا أنور عوض born June 11, 1975) is an Israeli Arab singer, actress, and songwriter.
In 2009, she represented Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest along with Jewish Israeli singer Achinoam Nini, singing There Must Be Another Way. She was the first Arab Israeli to represent Israel at Eurovision, singing the first Israeli Eurovision song with Arabic lyrics.
Mira Awad was born in Rameh village in Galilee, Israel to an Israeli Palestinian Christian father from the Galilee (Anwar), a physician by profession, and a Bulgarian Christian mother (Снежанка – Snejanka). She studied at the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in Ramat HaSharon. She participated in improvisational workshops in Israel and the UK sponsored by the BIArts, British Council, and studied at the Body Theatre School after receiving a scholarship from the America-Israel Culture Foundation.
Awad lives in Tel Aviv with her Jewish Israeli husband Kosta Mogilevych.