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1,000 to attend poetry book launch

More than 1,000 people are expected to attend an in international poetry session where Bahrain-based poet Saeed Qais will release his sixth Punjabi poetry book ‘Khari Mitti’. The event is set to be held on July 5 at the Cultural Hall next

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Manama named Arab Culture Capital 2012

Bahrain's capital will find itself at the centre of Arab culture for the whole of next year, after being named Cultural Capital of the Arab World 2012. It is the first time Manama has been selected for the initiative, which was launche

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Study on Sheikh Zayed poetry unveiled

The Poetry Academy at the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (Adach) has issued a new edition of the book 'An Analytical Study of the Poetry of the Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan'. The book was written by the UAE

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Nigerian poet to attend Dubai Poetry Festival

Wole Soyinka, the first African writer and poet from Nigeria to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986, has confirmed his participation at the opening ceremony of the Dubai International Poetry Festival (DIPF). More than 100 reg

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UAE plans House of Poetry

The UAE is setting up a centre to research and document Arabic poetry, and strengthen its profile in the Arab world and beyond. The House of Poetry is being set up under the direction of UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Dubai Rule

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