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Monday 23rd of February 2015 07:51:55 AM

A subsidy scheme that supports the translation of books into and out of Arabic is expected to attract significant numbers of new copyright deals for publishers at this year’s Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF).

Interest surges in Abu Dhabi Classics Revival as curtain raiser sells out The relaunched Abu Dhabi Classics concert season has struck a chord regionally and internationally with

Dylan Thomas poem animated for National Poetry Day A poem by Dylan Thomas has been brought to life in a short animated film to mark National Poetry Day.

A campaign to save Shibam from cement invasion Buildings of the marvellous town of Shibam, often referred to as Shibam Hadhramaut, in Yemen, are struggling

Husband translates Pavlova: Dedicated to the One I Love Poet Vera Pavlova discusses the unique satisfaction she feels when Steven Seymour translates her poetry.

Sunday 05th of October 2014 02:25:32 PM

Moroccan poetess Sabah al-Dubai, who recently won the 3rd place at the 7th edition of Nazik Al-Malaika Prize for Feminine Creativity, said winning such prize is considered an honour.

Al-Samman: Some Ramadanic traditions seize to exist Yemeni writer Suhair al-Samman said many traditions and customs in Ramadan vanished and have been extinct.

Tunisian Writers Union members resign Every now and then, a member of the Tunisian Writers Union submits his/her resignation from the union,

Saqr says Hala February poetry evening was exceptional Poet Nayef Saqr has confirmed that the poetry evening he took part in at the Hala February Festival with poet

Egyptian Culture Minister seeks establishing virtual cultural palaces Egyptian Minister of Culture, Dr Mohamed Saber Arab, yesterday, has announced that the ministry seeks setting

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 08:29:33 AM

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and chairman of the Emirates Falconers Club, supported by The Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee, and or

Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) celebrates Bait Al Oud seventh anniversary in As a celebration of the seventh anniversary since the founding of Bait Al Oud in Abu Dhabi, the Abu

Qasr Al Hosn Festival Attracts Nearly 120,000 Visitors in Just 11 Days? Nearly 120,000 people were taken on a journey of Abu Dhabi’s cultural heart when they made their way to the

Sheikh Zayed Book Award Announces Literature, Children’s Literature and Young Author Shortlist The annual Sheikh Zayed Book Award has revealed nine shortlisted candidates in the “Literature”, “Children’s

65th Edition of Berlin International Film Festival Draws to a Close The 65th Edition of the Berlin International Film Festival has concluded on Saturday evening, February 14,


Friday 21st of November 2014 11:35:57 AM

Security forces at the Eden International Airport have managed to foil a smuggling attempt of a number of copper ports with historical engravings to Turkey.

TCA Abu Dhabi takes part at Frankfurt Book Fair 2014 As the publishing world gathers at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair, the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority

SZBA announces longlist for “Literary and Art Criticism” & “Translation” The Sheikh Zayed Book Award has announced its long-list of entries contesting its “Literary and Art

Al-Jahmi, Farrag joinly win Al-Babtain's Prize for Poetic Creativity Yemeni poet Ahmed Abdu al-Jahmi has won the prize for the best poem within Prizes for Poetic Creativity of

Roth and the 'retiring’ artists who never can say goodbye The author's halting withdrawal from the world's stage proves that, in showbiz, retirement is a flexible

Saturday 04th of October 2014 05:34:52 PM

It Is Solved By Walking, the 2012 Governor General’s award-winning play by Nova Scotia playwright Catherine Banks, is a rich sensory and intellectual experience.

 Poet of a magical Latin American world AS HE later told it, Gabriel García Márquez, who has died at his home in Mexico City, made the most

The Life of Basil Bunting by Richard Burton In this entralling, expertly researched portrait, the modernist poet is revealed as more active than Eliot

Art of poetry Poet and artist Lang Leav’s works come from an intensely personal place.

'In Flanders Fields' poet to be honoured with statues In late April of 1915, John McCrae, an experienced Canadian soldier and surgeon, was deep in the trenches

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Monday 15th of April 2013 03:07:39 PM

Member of the Saudi Shoura Council and Judge Issa Al Ghaith announced on a phone interview with the Arabic

Monday 15th of April 2013 02:38:24 PM

Investigators from the United States will analyse bone remains of Chilean Nobel literature laureate Pablo

Monday 25th of February 2013 11:39:27 AM

Al Qassemi granted heritage award


Dubai, 9 March 2012 (Gulf News) ndash; The Opening Night of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Thursday 10th of January 2013 02:08:33 PM

UAE Heritage Administration prepares full schedule for New Year


Cape Cod, August 24, 2010 (Cape Cod Times) -- When he talks, Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko is a

Tuesday 05th of March 2013 02:24:16 PM

At the Saudi Tweeps forum, attendees were pissed off because of the bad speakers’ sound quality, the lack of

Wednesday 21st of August 2013 10:50:57 AM

A set of poet Murad al-Amdouni’s fans have initiated a campaign on Facebook to defend him against defaming


Omar Anaz Algiers, 2 February 2011 (Poetry News Agency) ndash; She was denounced of luring the literary

Tuesday 04th of September 2012 10:41:42 AM

Google's doodle today celebrates the renowned Islamic scientist and scholar Abu Rayhan Al-Biruni, also known

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