Nabati poetry has a long heritage in the Arabian peninsula and is known as 'the people’s poetry’ or ‘Bedouin poetry,’ and reflects the reality of everyday life.
Lovers of Urdu and Hindi poetry came together to celebrate the 73rd Independence Day of India at a poetry recital session organised by the Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi in association with Vertex Events. Aptly-named ‘Jashn-e-Hindostan Kavi Sammelan and Mushaira’, the literary evening was held at the auditorium of the Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi and featured a number of Urdu poets based in the UAE along with veteran poets invited from India.
Poetry has always been the language of fire and comfort at once. If there is anyone who has proven that in the last month, it is Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, whose US inauguration poem “The Hill We Climb” resonated far and wide across the
On Wednesday night I sat in front of the news, watching the inauguration of the 46th president of the US. Truthfully, I only had half an eye on it. Then 22-year-old Amanda Gorman stepped up to the microphone and read her stunning poem
Oratory and performance skills were on display at the grand finals of the Emirates NBD Poetry for All competition, which marked opening of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature on Tuesday. The poetry performances culminated the competition which showcased individual interpretations of favourite poems, and paid homage to the time-honoured Emirati tradition of poetry recital.
His Highness also inaugurated the Popular Poetry Centre, inspecting the centre's facilities and departments, and the cultural activities that the centre will offer to enhance the cultural and literary aspect of Khorfakkan.
Scores of community members from different backgrounds and residents of Dubai and Sharjah have attended the special screening of prominent poet, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore’s contribution to the Russian-language song, Poslednyaya Poema or the ‘Last Poem’ at India Consulate General in Dubai.