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International Literature Festival The Hague

Winternachten 2016

Thu 14 - Sunday 17 January 2016


An Afternoon with Adonis - Contemporary Arabic Poetry at Theatre De Vaillant

Theater De Vaillant
Flyer Adonis in Vaillant januari 2016
Flyer Adonis in Vaillant januari 2016

The most important poet working in Arabic is coming to The Hague's Schilderswijk neighbourhood. Adonis has had an enormous influence on contemporary Arabic culture, and is admired for his classic style, based on that of traditional Arabic poets, as well as for his modern ideas and critical views on Arabic society. The great poet recites his work and converses with Hassnae Bouazza. With music by the Dick van der Harst Ensemble. In Arabic