16 Emirati poets at Sharjah Ramadan Majlis

Emirati writer and novelist Reem Al Kamali, who is a winner of the 2015 Al Owais Creativity Award for her novel Sultanate of Hormuz, will be present at the first session, titled Arab Book Dialogue.



By Staff Reporter

Published: Sun 21 Jun 2015, 12:33 AM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:09 PM

Sharjah — The Sharjah Media Centre has announced that 16 Emirati personalities will be among an elite group of guests invited to take part in the 4th Ramadan Majlis. Among them are renowned personalities such as cultural figures, writers, ministers, artists and athletes, who will discuss various topics and issues over six sessions during two-hour panel discussions. The sessions will be held in a Ramadan tent located at Al Majaz Amphitheatre, starting from Monday.

Emirati writer and novelist Reem Al Kamali, who is a winner of the 2015 Al Owais Creativity Award for her novel Sultanate of Hormuz, will be present at the first session, titled “Arab Book Dialogue,” on Monday evening. The “Smart Government Dialogue” session will be attended by Shaikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation; Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Director-General of the Department of Information and e-Government of Sharjah; and Dr Mansour Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan bin Mohammed e-University, will talk about the UAE Smart Government experience. The session will be moderated by Ali Obaid Al Hamli, who is currently the News Director at the Dubai Media Incorporated.

The audience will get a chance to meet Emirati comedian, Jaber Nagmoush, Emirati illustrator and Director Abdullah Al Sharhan; Emirati Director, Mohammed Saeed Hareb, creator of the hit TV series “Freej”; and actor Razeeqa Tarish. -reporters@khaleejtimes.com


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