The festivities included several presentations by ABP students, such as two poetry recitations
by ABP alumni, Suhaim al-Qarni and Qatari poet Hamad al-Braidi; a brief history of Qatar presented by Abdulrhaman al-Mannai; and a speech on the founder of Qatar by Abdulla al-Naama.
Prince said she typically practices her poetry recitations
by herself or while walking home from school.
Featuring poetry recitations
by some of UAE's and the world's foremost poets, this year's 'Desert Stanzas' included appearances by Saif Al-Saadi, Mourid Barghouti, Imtiaz Dharker, Yang Lian, VE[degrees]ctor RodrE[degrees]guez NE[bar]Eez, Owen Sheers and Lemn Sissay.
With a Dh150 million budget, the initiative is also contributing to enhancing Sharjah's reputation as a cultural capital through organising poetry recitations
, puppet and stage shows, dance performances, book donation drives and celebrity reading events.
In Bahrain, she had shows that included Bird Talk, Kaleidoscope and Lovely Lady, read the news, gave poetry recitations
and interviewed visiting celebrities as well as worked as a DJ.
sufi songs, poetry recitations
and a general atmosphere of like minded people," Amitabh posted on his Facebook account.
Event highlights consisted of uplifting poetry recitations
, inspirational speeches by international scholars and the entire congregation chanting in unison praising the Prophet Muhammad.
Etihad s celebrations on the occasion of National Day also featured a fun-filled episode for its employees and their families including several activities such as poetry recitations
, conventional dance concerts, local cuisines and henna zones in addition to the mixture of actions for youngsters as well as little kids.
The forum includes poetry recitations
and cultural symposiums, and will continue until October 18.
He hoped that literary gatherings like poetry recitations
will once again become a major part of our cultural activities, especially in a social psychological environment.
Not a large man, lightly bearded Philip Madoc stood centre stage, behind a simple lectern holding his notes, and held us in the spell of his mellifluous Welsh tones with acting extracts, poetry recitations
, and anecdotes about his long acting career and the international stars he has performed with, such as Sophia Loren, Joan Crawford and Laurence Olivier.
The festival will cover a wide range of themes: role of wordsmiths in terror ridden times and its impact on literature and popular culture, prevailing conditions of chaos and confusion, exploring history, resolving ethnic angst and poetry recitations
, and readings of short stories.