3rd Edition of the Night of Poetry in Jeddah at the Residence of France [ar] [fr]

On the occasion of the 3rd edition of the Night of Poetry in Jeddah and the 4th since its establishment by the Institute of the Arab World, in unison with Doha, Tunis, Manama, Abu Dhabi, Rabat, Khartoum, Baghdad, and Cairo to celebrate French and Arabic poetry, the Consulate General of France in Jeddah welcomed, on November 16, 2019 at the Residence of France, several poets, musicians, actors, Saudi artists and the Arab world, to pay tribute to poetry, culture, art, peace and the beauty of the word, read and sung.

In the program :

- A focus on Saudi actress, writer and illustrator Sarah Taibah, as well as Saudi DJ Mohanned Nassar who exhibited part of the fruit of their work done in Residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, supported by the Cultural Department of the Consulate General of France in Jeddah.

- "Boredom Party", a performance of body percussion, music and poems written by Summer Shesha in Arabic.

- "The Majestic Nights", a dialogue written by Ghada Aboud, Saudi writer and journalist, and performed by Summer Shesha and Ghada Aboud in Arabic and English.

- "Keep Dancing with Bipolar", a monologue on empowerment through art, culture and dance in English, by Ghada Aboud.

- A performance of Saudi and Arab rappers, "RED DIAMONDS", performed by TNT, HASSAN, AB, FOUAD-CM, KAKUMA.

This evening, supported by the Circle of Friends of the French Culture of Jeddah, gathered 250 guests.

Dernière modification : 27/03/2020

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