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Poetry is Conscience and Salvation.

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

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Habib Younis is a Lebanese poet, journalist, political writer, and professor at the Faculty of Mass Communication at the Lebanese University. He has 16 published books and is considered an authority on the Arabic language. He has dozens of published studies and articles on a wide range of topics in various magazines, newspapers and websites. He is also a producer and presenter of television programs that cover politics, history, culture, and art. He is also a playwright and author of poems which have been performed and scored by Lebanese artists. He also has a number of musical compositions to his name. He received the Human Rights Prize issued by the Organization for Human Rights in 2004.

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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