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Two Niles from the Ink of the Poem

Mar 2018
Monday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Rawda El-Haj is a Sudanese poet currently working as a presenter on Sudanese radio and on the Sudanese satellite channel Ashorooq program where she hosts “Ambassadors of Meanings”, a program which promotes intellectual and cultural dialogue between the leading figures of thought, poetry and culture in Sudan and the rest of the Arab world. Rawda also participated in the first season of the the TV program “Prince of Poets” broadcast on Abu Dhabi TV and won the “Souk Okaz” prize for poetry in 2005.

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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