Poetry in Concert: Love and Ataba

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An evening of poetry and music with Hani Nadeem and Ali Asaad.The event presents original compositions by Ali Asaad, based on texts by well-known poet Hani Nadeem.Hani Nadeem: one of Syria's most celebrated poets, Hani’s poems capture human emotions, especially loneliness, oppression, and destitution with utmost sensitivity. Hani has published six collections of poems, has written many plays and radio shows, and is the editor-in-chief of an international media corporation.Ali Asaad: a Syrian Singer, composer and classical guitarist, he has been performing his music starting from Syria and now around Europe in collaboration with many professional musicians. His most recent album is called: “Syrian Tintinnabuli”.Ali will be accompanied by his partner Hassán Ali, a professional violinist, and music composer.About ATABA as a genre:Ataba is a song and poetry genre that exists in the regions of the eastern coast of the Mediterranean, including many parts of the Levant, such as Syria and Lebanon. In this genre, we find a highly lyrical delivery, with singing techniques that need powerful yet sentimental maqam-chant abilities to reflect the meaning of the texts.Free entrance.Follow the full Moussem Cities Damascus Festival at http://damascus.moussem.be/enFollow our website
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Date & Time
February 21, 2019
6:00 PM 8:00 PM Europe/Brussels

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