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Events from 2014

Workshop on Poetry from Mauritania by Mbarka Mint al Barra’

Workshop on Poetry from Mauritania by Mbarka Mint al Barra’

For our final workshop before Easter we’ll be joined by Joel Mitchell to translate more poetry by the fascinating Mauritanian poet, Mbarka Mint al-Barra’, a legend in her own country,‘the land of a million poets’.

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

Workshop on Pashto Poet, Darwesh Durrani, with Dawood Azami

Workshop on Pashto Poet, Darwesh Durrani, with Dawood Azami

Broadcaster and translator, Dawood Azami, joined us for a fascinating workshop in which we translated a powerful poem pleading for peace by leading Afghan poet, Darwesh Durrani, who writes in Pashto

RADA (Council Room)
64 Gower Street
London WC1E 6ED

‘We Are Reborn’: An Evening of Afghan Poetry and Music at Leighton House

‘We Are Reborn’: An Evening of Afghan Poetry and Music at Leighton House

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.

Leighton House
12 Holland Park Road
London
W14 8LZ