Luxor Festival of Arabic Poetry attracts numerous of poets
November 10, 2021 / 12:28 PM
Sharjah24: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, The House of Poetry in Luxor is organising the sixth edition of the Luxor Festival of Arab Poetry.
Taking place in Luxor Governorate from November 15-18, 2021, Forty poets from 18 Egyptian governorates and 27 poets participate for the first time in the festival. The festival will also witness a wide participation of young poets and a diversity of generations and forms of poetic creativity. Six poetry collections from (publications of the Department of Culture in Sharjah) for the year 2021, in addition to a critical session entitled (Transformations of Arabic Poetry).
His Excellency Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Owais, Head of the Department of Culture in Sharjah affirmed that Luxor Festival of Arabic Poetry develops annually in form and content, where the sixth edition witnesses the participation of a number of poets from different generations and schools.