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Monday 23rd of February 2015 07:51:55 AM

A subsidy scheme that supports the translation of books into and out of Arabic is expected to attract significant numbers of new copyright deals for publishers at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF).

Interest surges in Abu Dhabi Classics Revival as curtain raiser sells out The relaunched Abu Dhabi Classics concert season has struck a chord regionally and internationally with

Dylan Thomas poem animated for National Poetry Day A poem by Dylan Thomas has been brought to life in a short animated film to mark National Poetry Day.

A campaign to save Shibam from cement invasion Buildings of the marvellous town of Shibam, often referred to as Shibam Hadhramaut, in Yemen, are struggling

Husband translates Pavlova: Dedicated to the One I Love Poet Vera Pavlova discusses the unique satisfaction she feels when Steven Seymour translates her poetry.

Sunday 05th of October 2014 02:25:32 PM

Moroccan poetess Sabah al-Dubai, who recently won the 3rd place at the 7th edition of Nazik Al-Malaika Prize for Feminine Creativity, said winning such prize is considered an honour.

Al-Samman: Some Ramadanic traditions seize to exist Yemeni writer Suhair al-Samman said many traditions and customs in Ramadan vanished and have been extinct.

Tunisian Writers Union members resign Every now and then, a member of the Tunisian Writers Union submits his/her resignation from the union,

Saqr says Hala February poetry evening was exceptional Poet Nayef Saqr has confirmed that the poetry evening he took part in at the Hala February Festival with poet

Egyptian Culture Minister seeks establishing virtual cultural palaces Egyptian Minister of Culture, Dr Mohamed Saber Arab, yesterday, has announced that the ministry seeks setting

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 08:29:33 AM

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and chairman of the Emirates Falconers Club, supported by The Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee, and or

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) celebrates Bait Al Oud seventh anniversary in As a celebration of the seventh anniversary since the founding of Bait Al Oud in Abu Dhabi, the Abu

Qasr Al Hosn Festival Attracts Nearly 120,000 Visitors in Just 11 Days? Nearly 120,000 people were taken on a journey of Abu Dhabi’s cultural heart when they made their way to the

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Literature, Children’s Literature and Young Author Shortlist The annual Sheikh Zayed Book Award has revealed nine shortlisted candidates in the “Literature”, “Children’s

65th Edition of Berlin International Film Festival Draws to a Close The 65th Edition of the Berlin International Film Festival has concluded on Saturday evening, February 14,


Friday 21st of November 2014 11:35:57 AM

Security forces at the Eden International Airport have managed to foil a smuggling attempt of a number of copper ports with historical engravings to Turkey.

TCA Abu Dhabi takes part at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 As the publishing world gathers at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

SZBA announces longlist for “Literary and Art Criticism” & “Translation” The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced its long-list of entries contesting its “Literary and Art

Al-Jahmi, Farrag joinly win Al-Babtain's Prize for Poetic Creativity Yemeni poet Ahmed Abdu al-Jahmi has won the prize for the best poem within Prizes for Poetic Creativity of

Roth and the 'retiring’ artists who never can say goodbye The author's halting withdrawal from the world's stage proves that, in showbiz, retirement is a flexible

Saturday 04th of October 2014 05:34:52 PM

It Is Solved By Walking, the 2012 Governor General’s award-winning play by Nova Scotia playwright Catherine Banks, is a rich sensory and intellectual experience.

 Poet of a magical Latin American world AS HE later told it, Gabriel García Márquez, who has died at his home in Mexico City, made the most

The Life of Basil Bunting by Richard Burton In this entralling, expertly researched portrait, the modernist poet is revealed as more active than Eliot

Art of poetry Poet and artist Lang Leav’s works come from an intensely personal place.

'In Flanders Fields' poet to be honoured with statues In late April of 1915, John McCrae, an experienced Canadian soldier and surgeon, was deep in the trenches

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Friday 28th of December 2012 05:41:12 PM

Chairman of the Literary Club in Jeddah Dr. Abdullah al-Selmi has clarified that the club is a cultural


Abu Dhabi, 28 March 2012 (Poetry News Agency) -- During his attendance at the first episode of the final


Nobody knows exactly how many books of poetry are published in the United States every year, but Maggie


Mohamed Al Sayed Yemen, 22 September 2011 (Poetry News Agency) ndash; The poets of Yemen might have been


Damascus, 20 December 2010 (Poetry News Agency) ndash; The cultural office at the Damascus-based Mozza


Ziad Maiman Syria, 1 June 2011 (Poetry News Agency) ndash; Syrian poet Adeep Mohamed Hassan announced


Saudi Arabia, 29 April 2011 (Poetry News Agency) ndash; The Saudi authorities today issued a royal decree


May 5, 2012 (The National) ndash; As the adhan echoed around Jerusalem's ancient hills, dotted with olive

Tuesday 13th of November 2012 05:42:00 PM

My favourite picture of Valerie Eliot is one in which she sits to the left of her husband, 30 years her

Thursday 16th of May 2013 01:28:40 AM

Noted Palestinian poet Murid Al Barghouthi has condemned, via his Facebook account, addressing demonstrations

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