An evening session on Nabati poetry at Museum of Islamic Art

12 November, 2021

Museum of Islamic Art organized yesterday a special heritage poetry evening on Nabati poetry, which was held under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, as part of the activities of Doha Capital of Culture in the Islamic World 2021, in cooperation with Ministry of Culture represented by Qatar Poetry Center “Diwan Al Arab”.

The evening was presented by the poets Nasser Al-Wabir, Hamad Al-Baridi, and Radi Al-Hajri, who wrote new poems inspired from Qatar, all of which demonstrated the aesthetics of Nabati poetry, the breadth of topics, presentation methods and the diversity of poetic purposes, in order to highlight this type of art and attract the large audience who loves this creative form.

The poetic works presented by the poet Nasser Al-Baridi were distinguished by their discussion of various social issues, through which they shed light on many axes that are in contact with the poetry audience, and they varied, including many of the purposes of poetry.

While the poet Nasser Al-Wabir recited a number of his poems with a social dimension, as well as sentimental ones, through which he was able to capture the maximum extent of the audience’s attention since the first moments of reciting his poems.

The poet Radhi Al-Hajri also recited a number of his new poems during the evening, and he also recited a number of his old poems, which the audience has always been interested in.

The Museum of Islamic Art used to organize such interactive artistic activities that would enrich the creative movement and introduce all forms of arts, in order to achieve an accumulation of experiences, experiences and cultural, heritage and artistic projects, which benefit the cultural scene.