Sana’a Forum for Young Poets, shows masterpieces, honors Kamal Abu Deeb [Archives:2006/942/Culture]
The event was inaugurated by Minister of Culture Khaled Al-Rowaishan by the opening of a Yemeni plastic arts exhibition and some of the Ministry's publications.
Later, the speech festival began with Al-Rowaishan calling this second round of Young Poets Forum as \”Mohammed Al-Maghoot Round.\”” Al-Maghoot is a renowned Arab writer from Syria who died last month.
The speech of the preparatory committee was delivered by Yemeni poet and writer Abdul-Karim Al-Razihi. He said the participants are establishing in Sana'a a \””democratic republic\”” for poetry.
Egyptian poet Karim Abdul-Salam delivered a speech on behalf of the participants