- Location: Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture & Research
- Time: 8:00pm to 9:00pm
Nada AlHaj – Lebanon
A Lebanese poet, writer and journalist, El-Hajj studied philosophy at Sorbonne University before returning to Beirut to enter the field of theatrical acting. She translated many plays from French into the Lebanese dialect that were performed as part of municipal theater program in the 1980s. She participated in the translation of the late poet Nadia Tueni’s book Love” Notes to Lebanon While at War”from French into Arabic. Between 1981 and 1996, El-Hajj worked as an editor for the cultural section entitled Dalil Fairouz in the monthly magazine Fairouz published by Dar Al-Sayyad. She also wrote for the cultural section of An-Nahar newspaper in Beirut and in the Al-Hayat newspaper, and has published 8 poetry collections to date.