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  • Without Hope We Are Lost: Remembering Mahmoud Darwish

    Mahmoud Darwish was one of Palestine’s foremost storytellers and a beacon of literary brilliance who unveiled the soul of humanity through his eloquence. His indelible mark on literature, culture and the quest for freedom has rippled through the ages since his passing 16 years ago, inspiring generations with the power of language, love and yearning, and illuminating the resilience of his people for readers worldwide. In this special event, Palestinian poet Dana Dajani will be joined by performers from across the Arab world to honour the legacy of Darwish and the enduring impact of his poetic vision – a vision which resonates now more than ever.

    Also featuring Roaa Bzeih​, Mohammed DohaiRand Farmawi and Jad Hakawati ​with artwork from Rami Kanso


Price   75.00AED

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