Adult event
Folklore Tales: Dubai Abulhoul & Hadil Ghoneim

Folklore Tales: Dubai Abulhoul & Hadil Ghoneim

Date/Time: Friday 4 February 2022 17:00-18:00

Venue: Chia, Hilton, Al Habtoor City

Language: Arabic

Session No. 17 

From grandmother's tales to legends passed down through customs and traditions. Who here can recall a special story from their childhood? Dubai Abulhoul and Hadil Ghoneim discuss their favorite stories from their heritage and how they influence their creative writing journey. Join us on an adventure as we travel back in time to discover the origins of ‘Once Upon a Time’!

Hadil Ghoneim is an Egyptian writer based in the United States of America. Hadil is active in writing for children, she won the Book of the Year award for her book Layali Shahr Zizi (2020), awarded by Etisalat in the children's book category.

Dubai Abulhoul is known to be the youngest Emirati female novelist. She published the first Emirati-English fantasy novel, and is currently working on a children's series on Emirati folk tales and myths.

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