Cultural Crescendo: Sharjah Poetry Fests Grand Finale Unveiled

February 12, 2024 / 12:12 PM
Sharjah24: Sheikh Saeed bin Saqr bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Head of the Office of His Highness the Ruler in Khorfakkan, along with Sheikh Haitham bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Deputy Head of the Office of His Highness the Ruler in Kalba, attended the conclusion of the 18th edition of the Sharjah Festival for Nabati Poetry on the evening of Sunday, February 11. The event, held at the Cultural Centre in Kalba, was also graced by the presence of Matar Ali bin Howaiden Al Ketbi, Chairman of the Sharjah Camel Racing Club,, and poet Butti Al Mazloum, Director of the Sharjah Nabati Poetry Festival and Director of Al Hira Literary Council, along with several government officials from the Eastern Region, poets, and festival guests.
The closing ceremony, hosted by Kuwaiti media personality Talal Al Buhairi, featured the participation of various poets, including Mohammed Suroor Al Shamsi and Sultan Al Rafisa from the UAE, Rukad Al Shammari from Iraq, poet Alaa Ahmaro from Jordan, Salah Mutref Al Anzi from Kuwait, Amer Al Aaydi from Saudi Arabia, and poet Shahd Al Khuzami from Iraq.

In conclusion, Sheikh Saeed bin Saqr Al Qasimi and Sheikh Haitham bin Saqr Al Qasimi expressed their appreciation by honouring the poets, media professionals, and participants who played a pivotal role in the success of the festival. The festival, spanning seven consecutive days, unfolded across various locations in the Emirate of Sharjah, starting from the Palace of Culture and extending through Al Dhaid and Kalba.
February 12, 2024 / 12:12 PM

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