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Dreams of the Tenth Girl

Dec 2023
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Aisha Al-Saifi, an Omani poet and writer, is the first Arab woman to be crowned “Princess of Poets” in the tenth season of the “Prince of Poets” program. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University and a Master’s degree in Engineering and International Development from the University of London. Al-Saifi has worked as an engineer and project manager in the ports sector and has held a range of leadership positions in the public and private sectors, most recently as Vice President of the National Investment Program in the Sultanate. She is the first Omani poet to win first place at the Omani Poetry Festival since its inception. She has eight books of poetry and has won many awards in poetry, and many of her publications and poems have been translated into different languages.

When his soul left his body and this world, he left a house for poetry, a place for his things, and walls where the poetry he loved would remain. The Bahraini poet Ibrahim Al Arrayed, and all those who (followed) him in his literary journey and translated works, were retained by the Sheikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Centre for Culture and Research in his city which he belonged, Manama. For it was the house of fame, as the first among the homes of cultural centers outside the city of Muharraq.

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