A Celebration of Khalil Gibran



Date : April 19th, 2015
Time : 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Venue : Dubai International Writers’ Centre - Shindagha, Dubai, UAE

 

The programme:

- Introduction by Member of the Dubai International Writers Centre
- Discussion by Dr. Tarek Chidiac, President of the Gibran National Committee
- Emirates Opera Project singing Gibran’s poem - a rendition of Fairuz’ Ati’nial nay (Pass me the flute)
- Recital of Gibran’s works by George Kordahi (Arabic)
- Roger Allers presenting Damien Rice’s “On Children” and other scenes from the Khalil Gibran Prophet Movie
- Roger Allers discussing the adaptation of the “Prophet” to movie.
- Recital of Gibran’s work in English
- Ali Mattar producer of “Rest Upon the Wind” presenting a scene from his play paying tribute to Gibran



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