With the text of the late Emirati poet Habib Al Sayegh, the poet, Khulood Al Mualla, kicked off a three-day evening in Sharjah as a special guest at the Moscow International Book Fair. I read: “How will we endure the darkness of your absence? You light up the place, language, companionship and poems. since days! Your voice poet, sincere and confident ».
Al-Mualla's words provoked the crying of the poet, Sheikha al-Mutairi, and left her to the platform of the evening, which, together with Mualla and al-Mutairi, brought together the poet Abdullah al-Hadiya, the Russian poet Amersana Ouzitov, and her management by writer Salih Obeid.
The evening attracted a remarkable Russian audience and selected Emirati writers and writers. The Russian poet Ozitov delivered poems based on the experience of his Mongolian tribe, which inhabits frozen areas, and when it gets cold, they cannot smile for fear of cracking their lips.
Al-Mu'alla read from her office «here wasted time», issued in 1997, the poem «a dream of a dream», Al-Mutairi recited a poem «the most beautiful poetry beyond».
At the event, 13 Emirati creators signed their Russian-language editions to the public, who rallied in front of the signatures platform, during the Moscow International Book Fair, which will be a special guest for its 32nd edition, which concludes today.
The poet Khulood Al-Mualla signed the publication «The Way That Takes Me», writer Nora Al-Noman, novel by Ajwan, researcher and writer Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Musallam «Encyclopedia of superstitious beings in the UAE heritage» One is not enough. ”
The old history professor at the UAE University, Dr. Hamad bin Saray, presented his publication "The Ancient History of the Arabian Gulf in the Historians' Works." Iman Al Yousuf signed the novel "The Guardian of the Sun." The poet Salha Ghabish signed her collection "Mirrors are not her."
The poet Abdullah Al-Hadiya signed his book «Seeker for Toss», and writer Nasser Al-Dhaheri issued «wearing salt and enough ashes», Dr. Mohammed bin Jerash story of children «animal court», and writer Said Hamdan «immortals despite the absence», the poet Sheikha Al-Mutairi signed her poetry « O many and fry. ''
An integrated agenda
The signatures complement the largest initiative of its kind led by the Sharjah Book Authority, which translates 59 UAE and Arabic books at once into Russian.
Sharjah, for its participation in the event, set an integrated agenda of cultural, artistic and heritage events, which open the door for the Russian public to get acquainted with the Arab and Emirati culture.It has prepared, under the supervision of the Sharjah Book Authority in its own pavilion, a series of sessions and cultural seminars, through which to highlight the aesthetics of literature His fields of novel, poetry, prose and theater, as well as highlighting the role that heritage and its various arts play in shaping the community identity of the Emirati people.