The Sudanese capital, Khartoum, will host the 6th edition of the Khartoum Arabic Poetry Festival, from December 1st to 3rd, organized by the Department of Culture in Sharjah over 3 days, with more than 24 participants. Poets and poets from Sudan and several Arab countries. The festival is sponsored by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasim, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, to draw attention to Arabic poetry as the ‘Diwan of the Arabs’.
Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Owais, head of the Department of Culture in Sharjah, said that the festival culminates the achievements of the House of Poetry in Khartoum in previous years, which were marked by outstanding cultural events in which young talents from different regions of Sudan participated, as the House represented an important cultural and literary aspect in the country, he noted, the festival reflects Sudan’s distinctive cultural scene.
Al Owais added that the initiative of the Houses of Poetry of the Arab World, sponsored by His Majesty the Ruler of Sharjah, promotes a wide range of creativity, noting that the House of Poetry in Khartoum provided a cultural stage and an Arab library with a rich work literary. that writers have come up with over the years.
The activities of the first day will take place in the higher education pavilion, where a book exhibition will be inaugurated with the participation of 10 publishers and another exhibition called “Fotografia”.
A poetry session will follow with: Alam Abbas Mohammed Nouri (Sudan), Haider Al-Abdullah (Saudi Arabia), Sumaya Al-Yakoub (Tunisia), Ahmed Al-Yaman (Sudan), Mohammed Al-Mutimi. (Egypt), Mohamed Al-Habib (Sudan) and Sherihan Al-Tayyib (Sudan) will participate.
Source: Al Ittihad
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