Update : photos from the poetry evening:

SIP of POETRY – Poetry Evening at Capital

Abu Dhabi, May 10 2012: With a view to keep poetry and spoken word alive in the region, a poetry evening, SIP of Poetry, is being held at the Capital today evening at 7.30 in Café Arabia located at Mohammed bin Khalifa Street in Al Mushrif.

Participants from countries such as USA, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Palestine, Lebanon, Iran and India will enthrall the audience with different poetic styles in English, Arabic and French. Mujeeb Jaihoon, Indian poet from the emirate of Sharjah, will present his English poems about Neo-Imperialism at this poetic evening. Other poets include Jamal Iqbal, Yannick, Rewa Z., Bahareh Amidi, Wael, Paul D, Hala Ali and Farah Chamma.

This event is the first of its kind to be held in UAE and is jointly promoted by New York University Abu Dhabi and Paris-Sorbonne Abu Dhabi and Café Arabia. Only Limited seats will be available.

Middle East Chandrika, May 10 2012

Middle East Chandrika, May 10 2012