Mimi Khalvati

  1. 'We Are Reborn': An Evening of Afghan Poetry and Music at Leighton House

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    Tuesday 4th February 2014

    Despite foul weather and a tube strike, this was a wonderful evening of poetry from Afghanistan by Reza Mohammadi and Shakila Azizzada with music by the Yusuf Mahmoud Afghani Music Ensemble at Leighton House, one of London's most beautiful buildings.

  2. Final Reading for Our Three Persian Poets at Ledbury Poetry Festival

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    Saturday 6th July 2013

    The final reading of our three wonderful Persian poets and their UK poet-translators took place at Ledbury Poetry Festival.

  3. Three Persian Poets Read at Edinburgh Central Library

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    Tuesday 2nd July 2013

    Our three Persian poets and their poet-translators received a very warm welcome for their only reading in Scotland at Edinburgh Central Library.

  4. Cardiff Central Library Hosts Three Persian Poets

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    Saturday 22nd June 2013

    Azita Ghahreman, Reza Mohammadi and Shakila Azizzada read alongside their UK poet-translators, Maura Dooley, Nick Laird and Mimi Khalvati at a Saturday afternoon reading at Cardiff Central Library.

  5. Three Persian Poets Read in Manchester

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    Thursday 20th June 2013

    Back by popular demand, the first event of our Persian Poets' Tour of 2013 sees all three poets read alongside their poet-translators at the Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester.

  6. Poetry Translation Centre Celebration Reading

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    Sunday 1st July 2012

    One of the final events of Poetry Parnassus was a PTC Celebration Reading featuring Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, David Shook, Jo Shapcott, Mimi Khalvati, Reza Mohammadi, Ribka Sibhatu and Clare Pollard.

  7. A New World of Words: Afghan Poetry and Culture

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    Saturday 19th May 2012

    An enthusiastic, capacity audience heard two leading Afghan poets, Shakila Azizzada and Reza Mohammadi, read alongside their poet-translators, Mimi Khalvati and Nick Laird, while Sarah Maguire read her translations of Partaw Naderi's poems.

  8. Gala Reading Featuring the Poetry of Five Persian Poets and Their Five British Poet-Translators

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    Friday 18th May 2012

    The culmination of our fabulous Persian Poets' Tour was this Gala Reading at London's Rich Mix featured the poetry of all five Persian Poets read by their five British poet-translators.

  9. Persian Poets at The Wordsworth Trust with Jo Shapcott and Nick Laird

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    Tuesday 15th May 2012

    Reza Mohammadi, Azita Ghahreman and Shakila Azizzada read at The Wordsworth Trust with British poets, Nick Laird, Mimi Khalvati and Jo Shapcott, who read her translations of Farzaneh Khojandi.

  10. An Evening of Persian Poetry in Birmingham with Shakila Azizzada and Azita Ghahreman

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    Wednesday 9th May 2012

    Two distinguished Persian poets, Shakila Azizzada and Azita Ghahreman, read with poet-translators, Mimi Khalvati and Sarah Maguire at the University of Birmingham

  11. Persian Poetry at the Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

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    Friday 4th May 2012

    A chance to hear the poetry of five Persian Poets read and translated by some of the UK's leading poets at The Dylan Thomas Centre, Swansea

  12. Persian Poets' Tour Launch Party May Day 2012

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    Tuesday 1st May 2012

    The fabulous launch party for our Persian Poets' Tour took place at the October Gallery on a beautiful May evening.

  13. Gala Readings: Poetry in Seven Languages at the British Library

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    Saturday 18th October 2008

    The Gala Reading at the British Library was an unprecdented literary event featuring the poems of six international poets read in translation by six leading British poets.

  14. Gaarriye and the poetry of Kajal Ahmad with Mimi Khalvati at Canterbury Festival

    Wednesday 15th October 2008

    Readings by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac 'Gaarriye' and the poetry of Kajal Ahmad, with Mimi Khalvati.

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