Poetry

All you need to know about State Awards

Sun, 16 Jun 2019 - 03:25 GMT

The Supreme Council of Culture will hold the annual meeting to announce the winners of the State Awards on Sunday, June 23.

Glimpse into the life of Omar Al Khayam in 971st anniversary

Sat, 18 May 2019 - 11:21 GMT

Al Khayam is a prominent Iranian mathematician, astronomer, and poet.

Poetry in motion: enter the world of the 'scrap metal poet

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 09:33 GMT

Poetry in motion: enter the world of the 'scrap metal poet.

Al Radwan to perform at Cairo Opera House’s Ramadan Nights

Tue, 22 May 2018 - 10:46 GMT

Cairo Opera House’s Open Theater is holding the first Ramadan Nights event, featuring Syrian Sufi band Al Radwan

Fill cold winter nights with poetry

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 - 03:36 GMT

Egypt Today presents a poetry reading list to ease the long and cold winter nights

Rumi’s top 10 quotes

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 04:58 GMT

The death anniversary for the great Persian poet Rumi was several days ago, on December 17. Egypt Today looks at his life and some of his best quotes.

Abu Nuwas translated wine poetry collection will be published

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 01:09 GMT

The first proper English translation for Abu Nuwas’ wine poems “Khamriyat” will be released next month by author and researcher Alex Rowell.

et Quote: Maya Angelou

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 - 08:46 GMT

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ― Maya Angelou

20 countries to participate in Tanta’s Poetry Festival

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 11:57 GMT

The festival is in cooperation between the Ministry of Culture, Tanta University and Bibliotheca Alexandrina alongside with other official cultural institutions.

Dar Al-Ahlia release Arabic version of Rumi poetry

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 11:48 GMT

A collection of spiritual poems by famous poet Jalaluddin Rumi called "the Forbidden Rumi" has been translated to Arabic for the first time.

Ahmed Hadad reaches hearts “With the Last Breath”

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 11:11 GMT

Egypt Today explores the colloquial language of poetry implemented by the renowned poet Ahmed Hadad.

Profile: Samuel Johnson

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 02:13 GMT

Egypt Today celebrates the birthday of the English author Samuel Johnson.

La Corsaire Ballet to stage at Cairo Opera House

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 02:44 GMT

Cairo Opera House will host La Corsaire Ballet from September 29 to October 2.

Poetry and Music Night at Cairo Opera House

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 12:04 GMT

The Egyptian talented poet Essam Khalifa will head a Poetry and Music Night in cooperation with the international pianist Amr Selim.

Today is 16th century Canadian poet Robert Hayman’s birthday

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 - 12:17 GMT

Today celebrates the birthday of 16th century Canadian poet, Robert Hayman who was born in 1575.

Women revolutionizing poetry

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 - 10:07 GMT

Few women who are revolutionizing Poetry as an art form, turning misconceptions and stereotypes down on their heads while proudly expressing themselves.

Music, poetry night in Zamalek to break social barriers

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 01:17 GMT

Magnolia Leaves of Art is to host a poetry/ music night called “Leaves of Humanity” to break social barriers on July 27 in Zamalek

Egypt’s Poets Society, an ambitious project of amateur poets

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 - 11:04 GMT

Egypt’s Poets Society gathers Egyptian amateur poets, celebrating the first anniversary since its foundation with a poetry night bringing together poetry lovers.

‘Literantuhaus at Nadi’ event to occur in Dubai all summer

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 03:11 GMT

A massive summer culture program containing reading, poetry, seminars, and music performances is taking place in Dubai.

Poet Gamal Bekheet writing first novel

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 01:58 GMT

Great Egyptian poet Gamal Bekheet announced on his Facebook account on June 24,he is currently writing his first novel.

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