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The Spring of Arabic poetry Festival ends activities with seminar of celebrated poet Arar


The activities of the 10th edition of the Spring of Arabic poetry Festival was concluded yesterday evening with a seminar on the second celebrated poet Mustafa Wahbi Al-Tal, better known as Arar, and the third poetry reading night.

Dr Suad Abdulwahab moderated the seminar with Dr Abdullah Gholeiss from Kuwait and Dr Tarek maryoud Al-Tal from Jordan as speakers. They tackled all aspects of Arar’s life and poetry.

Dr Gholeiss gave a short briefing about the life of Al-Tal better known as Arar, and then he spoke about his poetic style. Arar is known that he was the one who translated the Omar Khayyam's quatrains from Persian. Dr Gholeiss referred also that though Arar is considered a classical poet, he was one of the first who wrote the free verse as he has some poems from the year 1942, previous to the pioneers of this poetry such as Assayab and Nazik Al-Malaeka.

The third poetry reading night was held after the seminar and included the following poets: Salem Al-Rumaidhi and Ali Mubarak Al-Azmi from Kuwait, Maysoon Abu-Bakr and Jaafar Hajawi from Jordan, Khaled Al-Wajlani from Tunisia, Dr Maha Al-Otaibi from Saudi Arabia and Abdulmajid Falah from Syria.









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