Abdullah Al Owais: The event is a diverse cultural festival
Poems, testimonials and paintings in the Luxor Poetry Forum
During the activities of the second day of the forum.
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The head of the Sharjah Culture Department, Abdullah bin Muhammad Al Owais, confirmed that the Luxor Forum for Arab Poetry is a diverse cultural festival that includes various fields of creativity, indicating that the forum that comes on the occasion of World Poetry Day has succeeded in attracting creative people of various colors, and its qualitative impact will be tangible In the near future.
The activities of the forum organized by the House of Poetry in Luxor continued, as the activities of the second day began yesterday, with a dialogue session and testimonies about the Sharjah Prize for Arab Creativity - First Edition, with the participation of young Egyptians who won the award, in the House of Poetry in Luxor, in the presence of the delegation of the Department of Culture in Sharjah represented by its President Abdullah Al-Owais Muhammad Al-Qusayr, director of the cultural affairs department in the department, Muhammad al-Braiki, director of the House of Poetry in Sharjah, and the public of poetry in Luxor.
Poet Hussein Al-Qabahi presented a paper entitled “Goals, March and Impact,” noting that the age of the Sharjah Prize for Arab Creativity, which exceeded 25 years, made it distinguished for continuity, especially as it is directed to the youth category, as it bears the name of Sharjah, the capital of Arab and Islamic cultures and the global capital of the book in 2019, pointing to Also, one of the features of distinction is the multiplicity of the award fields, the diversity and comprehensiveness of its winners, and its supply to the Arab cultural arena with more than 500 creative people, who have constituted a qualitative addition in the Arab arena.
For his part, Dr. Al-Dawi Muhammad Al-Dhawi presented a testimony about his personal experience with the award, which led him to a meeting with His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and the Sharjah Forum for Young Poets in Luxor in 2010, considering that you know him to the Sharjah Department of Culture Then, the poetry house in Luxor, contributed to enhancing his creative experience.
He praised the role of Sharjah and its cultural leadership on the Arab and international levels.
As for the storyteller, Ahmed Abu Diab, he explained that his experience with the award began six years ago, and culminated in critics' review of his creative experience, after he won the award in the field of story, and then published what was written about him in media outlets in Sharjah.
For his part, the poet Jaafar Ahmed Hamdi stressed that the Sharjah Prize for Arab Creativity is very important to young creators, as it is a destination for them, and through its path it has provided the Arab cultural scene with many names from writers and creators.
The activities of the second day at the forum also witnessed an art concert by the Luxor Spontaneous Arts Group, which presented several paintings.
Within the activities, an evening was organized, in which six poets participated in their poems, who dealt with national humanitarian and sentimental themes.
The growth of events
The growth of events
The head of the Sharjah Culture Department, Abdullah Al Owais, expressed his happiness with the growing activities of the Luxor Poetry Forum, thanking the participants in the activities of the second day of the event and the attendees for their role in the success of the events.
"The age of the Sharjah Award for Arab Creativity, which exceeded 25 years, made it characterized by continuity."
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