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SPOTLIGHT ON RIGHTS INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE TRANSLATIONS INTO AND FROM ARABIC AT ABU DHABI INTERNATION  SPOTLIGHT ON RIGHTS INITIATIVE TO PROMOTE TRANSLATIONS INTO AND FROM ARABIC AT ABU DHABI INTERNATION

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  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 tickets for the curtain raising opener selling out within a week of release....


Dylan Thomas poem animated for National Poetry Day  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  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 to survive after its mud buildings started to disappear due to cement invasion....


Husband translates Pavlova: Dedicated to the One I Love  Husband translates Pavlova: Dedicated to the One I Love

Poet Vera Pavlova discusses the unique satisfaction she feels when Steven Seymour translates her poetry. ...





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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).


Wednesday 08th of October 2014 12:42:00 PM

The relaunched Abu Dhabi Classics concert season has struck a chord regionally and internationally with tickets for the curtain raising opener selling out within a week of release.


Saturday 04th of October 2014 05:29:27 PM

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


Friday 02nd of May 2014 09:26:47 AM

Buildings of the marvellous town of Shibam, often referred to as Shibam Hadhramaut, in Yemen, are struggling to survive after its mud buildings started to disappear due to cement invasion.


Monday 16th of December 2013 10:46:42 AM

Poet Vera Pavlova discusses the unique satisfaction she feels when Steven Seymour translates her poetry.


Thursday 21st of November 2013 08:03:13 AM

The Committee of Festivals and Cultural Programs and Heritage in Abu Dhabi added a new accomplishment to its records through sustaining the national identity of the UAE by preserving the folklore and encouraging the local community to revive history in al


Wednesday 20th of November 2013 10:39:51 AM

Entering Madinat Zayed, you will see many banners for Baynunah Camel Mazayna, which is a key indicator of the interest of the people of the UAE in general and the Western Region in particular in these kinds of events, representing the heritage of our ance


Tuesday 19th of November 2013 04:39:08 PM

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and organization of the Committee of Festivals and Cultural Programs and Heritage in Abu Dhabi, Baynunah Camel Mazayna continues its activities


Wednesday 13th of November 2013 12:07:46 PM

During every edition of the prestigious Million's Poet contest, it lures the attentions of hundreds of vernacular poets and nabati poets fans across the Arab world as the competition opens its curtains for thousands of participants.


Wednesday 13th of November 2013 11:06:03 AM

Twitter users have been retweeting and discussing journalist and poet Zayed al-Ruwais' tweet that pointed out a plagiarism committed by Muslim scholar Dr Ali al-Malki to one of his poems.


Tuesday 12th of November 2013 09:54:38 PM

Standpoints of a set of psychologists and Social Worker conflicted about the relationship between creativity and committing suicide, as some approve that relationship, while the other party denies any relation between creativity and suicide.


Tuesday 05th of November 2013 07:36:59 AM

In Russia, a poet is more than a poet. The strong feelings revealed in a recent national argument over two bards -- Yevgeny Yevtushenko, long emigrated to the U.S., and Joseph Brodsky, who died in 1996 -- might even help explain how the regime of Presiden


Monday 28th of October 2013 10:00:11 AM

Today would have been Dylan Thomas' 99th birthday. Jeff Towns, president of the Dylan Thomas Society of Great Britain, talks about the final hours of the Welsh poetry icon


Wednesday 23rd of October 2013 07:51:16 AM

The Cultural Programs and Heritage Festivals Committee – Abu Dhabi has been witnessing a heavy turnout for participation in the 6th season of the Million's Poet (2013-2014), especially that registration for participation will be closing soon on the 31st o


Tuesday 22nd of October 2013 09:26:59 AM

A novel questioning the lack of freedom in Indonesia before and after the 1998 reform movement and two others inspired by the 1965 communist purge are among books shorlisted in this year’s Khatulistiwa Literary Award.




 


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After Al Sha’ier Al Wa’ied (the Promising Poet) poetry contest, which is organised by the Childhood

Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) has announced in a report, which it provided to

Kuwaiti newspaper angry at denying Al Beshr Kuwait entry




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