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Qassim Haddad: An Evening of Poetry

Qassim Haddad: An Evening of Poetry

Date/Time: Friday 3 February 2023 18:30-19:30

Venue: MBRL Amphitheatre, Mohammed Bin Rashid Library, Al Jaddaf - Dubai

Language: Arabic

Session No: 43 

When Adonis when was asked about the poets most beloved in his heart, he mentioned: the Bahraini literary giant and poet Qassim Haddad.

Be immersed in the beauties of the desert daffodil, the serene sea, and the impossibility of the colour blue as Haddad performs his poetic masterpieces. Let him inspire you to contemplate the subversion of questions, bright skies, gentle breezes, and “palm trees unfurling greenery across books and incantations.”

His are poetic readings in the voice of their maker, filled with wonder, nostalgia, sadness and a remarkable understanding of the world at large.

In parallel with Haddad’s readings of his poems, the session will include readings of these poetic masterpieces, translated into English, by Dr. Milad Faiza.

Qassim Haddad is a poet from Muharraq - Bahrain; A founding member of the family of writers and writers in Bahrain, and a founding member of Awal Theatre. His first collection of poetry was published in 1970, and in 2022 he published the book Dukhan al-Burkan.
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Categories: Poetry/Music