Adult event
Step Forward: Classical Arabic Poetry with Talal Aljunaibi & Abdullah Alhedeyyeh Alshehhi

Step Forward: Classical Arabic Poetry with Talal Aljunaibi & Abdullah Alhedeyyeh Alshehhi

Sunday 3 March, 6.30pm-7.30pm

Al Rimal, InterContinental, DFC

Writing poetry using classical Arabic is quite rare in the UAE. How do poets approach the Arabic language to convey their thoughts and feelings to the listener and reader? Our speakers will discuss their opinions on the importance of language and its moral and material depth in writing poetry.

Dr. Talal Aljunaibi is an Emirati poet and author. He recently published ''UAE in the Heart'', which is the first national poetry collection in UAE to be written in classical Arabic. His poetry has been translated into a number of foreign languages.

Dr. Talal Aljunaibi is an Emirati poet and author, whose poetry has been translated into a number of foreign languages. His poems are published in the UAE Press and are used in the national school curriculum.

Abdullah Alhedeyyeh Alshehhi is an Emirati poet who has written many poems, songs and operas for national institutions and participated in many cultural festivals.

Language: Arabic
AED 75Foundation Friend: AED 68

All prices are inclusive of VAT

Language: Arabic
Session No. 144 
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