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Prayers from the Heart

Apr 2019
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Kuwaiti poet Abdullah Al-Failakawi took home first place in the Youth Authority of Kuwait’s youth competition for his poem Ears of the Heart, in which he conveyed a spiritual experience, infusing its verses with a Sufi essence about human choice and tribulation. The young poet has owns a unique style which earned him a firm place as one of most sought-after poets in Arab poetry festivals.

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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