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Poetry Night

Louvre Abu Dhabi
INSTITUT FRANÇAIS UAE
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In celebration of the international day of Arabic language, the Institut Français in the United Arab Emirates, Arabic Language Center, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, and Institut du Monde Arabe have partnered up to organize “Poetry Night 2021”

This event will be the occasion to gather on the 18th of December 2021 for a multi-format poetic and artistic evening. From music to digital visual arts, artists will take you on a journey around the poetic arts of France and the Arab World.

With the artists Amal Alsahlawi, Sherine Tohamy, Rohan Houssein, Kaspar Ravel and students from the Department of French studies at Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, Aysha Alblooshi, Alyazia Alharmoodi, El Hadji Abdou Aziz Diop and Malick Kouassi Traoré, Mariam Alhosani, Aisha Alaleeli, Shahd Talaat.

This year, in celebration of the International Day of Arabic Language, the Institut Français in the United Arab Emirates, Arabic Language Center, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Sorbonne Abu Dhabi, and the Institut du Monde Arabe are taking you on an artistic journey in an evening full of sounds and poetic visuals. The event will take place at Louvre Abu Dhabi on the 18th of December 2021 at 7pm under the dome of the museum around the Ottoman fountain.

 

During this evening, the artists of this Poetry Night will be celebrating languages and cultures through music, rap, slam, poetry, and visual arts. 

About

"Poetry Night" is an annual event organized by the Institut du Monde Arabe in France and in 15 Arab countries every year since 2016. It is an emblematic night that promotes dialogue, tolerance and the celebration of the beauty of languages.  

Calendar

18 Dec 2021, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location

Louvre Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates

Contact

INSTITUT FRANÇAIS UAE