Egyptian Poets

Poets Forum: Salah Abdel Sabour edition launches on March 24

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 04:16 GMT

The forum includes holding a large number of poetry evenings, at the headquarters of the Supreme Council of Culture, and various culture palaces across Egypt.

Egypt’s General Authority for Cultural Palaces celebrates birth anniversary of Hafez Ibrahim

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 04:16 GMT

Hafez Ibrahim Fahmy is considered one of the most famous figures of modern Arabic poetry.

Ahmed Shawky International Award for Poetic Creativity begins receiving works

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:43 GMT

The award is granted to a poet from Egypt and another from a different country, who possess the characteristics of creative uniqueness and poetic excellence.

Jan. 5 marks 60th passing anniversary of legendary Bayram al-Tunisi

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 01:35 GMT

Tunisi passed away on January 5, 1961, leaving behind a great poetic and lyrical heritage.

Egypt’s culture min. mourns death of renowned poet, translator Rifaat Salam

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 02:08 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem mourned the death of the renowned poet and translator Rifaat Salam, who passed away on December 6, at the age of 69, after a struggle with illness.