Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – August 20, 2008

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An homage to Mahmoud Darwish, Palestine’s national poet

Tonight’s program will be an homage to Palestine’s national poet Mahmoud Darwish who passed away on August 9. www.mahmouddarwish.com/english/
Our guests will be Iraqi poet and novelist Sinan Antoon http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/2008/910/fr1.htm  as well as Michel Shehadeh http://imeu.net/news/article009026.shtml, Executive Director of the Arab Film Festival. www.aff.org/about.html

Also in the program, Dr. Zeina Zaatari will be reading from obituaries and homages written in memory of Mahmoud Darwish by his friends and colleagues in the Arab world.  

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