Arab Contemporary Poetry Festival opens in El Jerid.
TOZEUR (TAP) - Poets from Tunisia, Iraq, Sultanate of Oman and
Libya recited poems at the opening of the 31 edition of the Arab
Contemporary Poetry Festival in El Jerid held on October 7, 8 and 9 in
Tozeur and Nefta. Recited poems celebrate the Revolution and will of
peoples to recover their freedom and dignity. Documentary exhibitions on
writers of El Jerid and previous sessions of the festival and a plastic
arts exhibition were inaugurated at the opening of the festival. The
agenda of the festival includes several papers to be presented by
academics and researchers focusing, in particular, on the revolutionary
dimension of the poetry of Abou el Kacem Chebbi, on the commemoration of
the death of this great poet, on The festival is organised by the
regional delegation of culture, the Union of Tunisian Writers and the
League of Letters and Arts of El Jerid.
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