The new seasons of 'Juha', 'Sindbad' and '1001 Nights' will be available to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Deezer, Anghami, Castbox and many more.
Finyal Media has announced that it will launch three new seasons of its popular podcast series Juha, Sindbad and 1001 Nights this summer. The three seasons, each made up of 15 new episodes, will build on the success of these flagship podcast shows and continue to bring classic Arab literature to life.
1001 Nights centre around the infamous characters of ruler Shahryar and Shahrezade and are recounted by the soothing voices of experienced Arab actors. The fifth season, which will launch on August 29, is set to be different from the last, with all new characters and scenarios. This season will tell the story of Haroun Al Rashid and how he met his wife Zubaidah, but also highlights the story about an Island of Animals from the animals’ perspective.
Building off the success of 1001 Nights, Sindbad is in many ways its sister series. Sindbad himself is a world-travelling sailor known the world over, his fame extending far beyond the Middle East, but this show provides never heard before adventures. The podcast recounts Sindbad’s most famous tales, as well as featuring all-new, original adventures. This season, listeners can expect all-original stories, created exclusively by Finyal Media, some old friends from season one re-joining and some enemies likely making a reappearance. The second season of the show will launch on August 12, 2021.
Juha is a fictional podcast that recounts the tales of the wise fool himself, telling some of his most famous stories as well as some untold tales. A very special narrator tells wondrous stories of the lovable trickster, Juha. This new season of Juha is slightly different with some of the episodes revolving around Kareema, his wife, and Adham, his son, to bring these familiar characters into the spotlight. The third season of Juha has had episodes released since June 20 with the final episode landing on July 21.
Speaking about the new series, Mshari Alonaizy, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Finyal Media, said: “1001 Nights, Juha and Sindbad are some of our flagship shows at Finyal Media so we’re thrilled they are making a big comeback this summer with 15 new episodes across all three shows. As some of the most popular podcasts across the region, they have really resonated with the young, Arab audience. We know that young Arabs are hungry for content which speaks to the rich culture of the region and brings a strong sense of nostalgia, so we’re delivering this in a digital, on-demand format which is relevant to both Millennials and Gen-Z. The short story format is the perfect way to build on the popularity of these much-loved characters from Arab literature and bring them to life in a modern way. Fans of the shows will be pleased to know that we will definitely be continuing to produce additional seasons throughout the year, so stay tuned!”
The new seasons of Juha, Sinbad and 1001 Nights will be available on all podcasting platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Deezer, Anghami, Castbox and many more.