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Emirates News Agency – Mafraq Arabic Poetry Festival launched in Amman


AMMAN, 26th October, 2022 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, the Mafraq Festival for Arabic Poetry has been launched in the Jordanian capital Amman.

The event was organized by the Sharjah Department of Culture in cooperation with the Jordanian Ministry of Culture.

The 5-day festival saw the participation of more than 25 Jordanian poets in the presence of Abdullah bin Muhammad Al Owais, Chairman of Sharjah Department of Culture, Hazza Al Barari, Secretary General of the Jordanian Ministry of Culture and Professor Muhammad . Ibrahim Al Qasir, director of the cultural affairs department of the department, as well as Jordanian and Arab intellectuals, writers, scholars and many lovers of poetry.

Abdullah bin Muhammad Al Owais delivered a speech in which he highlighted the importance of joint cultural cooperation and the activities it produces which have a prominent presence in the Arab literary arena.

Al Owais pointed out that the collaboration between the Sharjah Department of Culture and the Jordanian Ministry of Culture is an example of close cooperation, making this successful partnership a method to support Arab culture and continue to produce a range of events. cultural.

Tariq Al Fahaam / Hazem Hussein

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