On Poetry and Music with Barween Habib, Mahdi Mansour, and Faraj Abyad


WHEN Monday, April 3, 2023
9:30-10:30 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center Part of "Ramadaniyyat رمضانيّات" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

في هذه الأمسية الرمضانية المميزة، نستضيف الشاعر مهدي منصور والموسيقي فرج أبيض، تحاورهما عبر رحلة شيّقة الأديبة والإعلامية بروين حبيب. يسلّطون الضوء خلالها على العلاقة الوثيقة والممتدة بين الشعر، الفلسفة، والموسيقى، ومراحل تألقها بدءاَ من الشعر والطرب الأندلسي، وصولاً إلى الشعر والموسيقى المُعاصرة. وتناقش الأمسية الأثر العميق للمقامات الأندلسيّة على بُنية القصيدة العربية ومقاماتها الموسيقية على عصرنا الحاضر. 
المُحاضرة باللغة العربية 

On this Ramadan evening, poet Mahdi Mansour and musician Faraj Abyad are in conversation with the poet, critic, and media expert Barween Habib about the interwoven relationship between poetry, philosophy, and music. Beginning with Andalusian poetry and classical music, they delve deeper into contemporary poetry and music, exploring the profound impact the Andalusian Maqamat have had on the present-day Arabic poem structure and its musical Maqamat.

Simultaneous English Interpretation will be provided.

Faraj Abyad, Artist
Mahdi Mansour, Poet

In conversation with
Barween Habib, Poet, Critic, and Media Expert

  • Faraj Abyad, Artist
  • Mahdi Mansour, Poet
In conversation with
  • Barween Habib, Poet, Critic, and Media Expert

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