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Shihab Ghanem

Dr. Shihab Ghanem is a UAE citizen born in Oct 1940, living in Dubai. He

has a Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (double degree)

(Aberdeen University, Scotland), 1964. Master in Water Resource

Engineering (Roorkee University, India), 1975. Doctorate in Economics

(Cardiff, University, Wales). 1989. Honorary Doctorate in Literature,

Soka University, Tokyo (2015).

He has published 98 books in Arabic and English including more than 20

books of Arabic verse and 30 collection of translated verse, to and from

Arabic. Some of his poetry has been translated into more than 20

languages

Shihab Ghanem

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    Heritage in Poetry

    Local poets Faraz Ali, Shihab Al Ghanem and Dr.Afra Atiq perform their work and discuss how the bards of the past have shaped the poets of today, including themselves.

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    Price

    50.00 AED

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    Arabic Poetry & Oud Night

    Join us for a magical night of Arabic poetry and music featuring spellbinding performances from Mohammed Alhebsi, Amal Al Sahlawi, Aisha Al Saifi, Ahmed Bakheet and Shihab Ghanem.

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    Price

    120.00 AED


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