Written by Mohamed Abdel Rahman
Friday, May 12, 2023 08:00 AM
The House of Poetry in Luxor organizes a poetry evening for the critic and poet Dr. Haitham Al-Haj Ali, former head of the Egyptian Book Authority, at exactly eight thirty in the evening, tomorrow, Saturday, May 13.-
Haitham Hajj Ali
Haitham Al-Haj Ali is an Assistant Professor of Modern Arabic Literature and Criticism at the Faculty of Arts, Helwan University, and former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian General Book Organization at the Ministry of Culture. Haitham Al-Haj Ali obtained several scientific certificates, most notably a PhD in Literary Studies, Department of Arabic Language, Faculty of Arts, Helwan University, 2005. , entitled “Mechanisms of Building Time in the Egyptian Short Story in the Sixties”, with first class honors, and MA in Literary Studies 1999, entitled “Techniques of Experimentation in the Short Story of Youssef El-Sharouni”, with excellent grade.-
The house of poetry in Luxor
As for the House of Poetry in Luxor, it is a cultural institution in the city of Luxor in Upper Egypt. It was established on an Emirati initiative in 2015. It is concerned with poetry in particular, and annually organizes the Luxor Festival of Arabic Poetry.
The House of Poetry organizes various poetic and artistic events throughout the year at its headquarters or outside it. It also sponsors some events outside Luxor Governorate. The most prominent of these events is the Luxor Festival of Arabic Poetry, which takes place in November every year since the establishment of the House of Poetry in Luxor, in conjunction with the local feast of the governorate. the shortest. The House of Poetry in Luxor – according to its director’s estimate in April 2021 – presented more than 600 poets, critics, and plastic artists, and made several visits outside the House of Poetry. He also organized a number of training courses, art exhibitions, exhibitions of Arabic calligraphy, and competitions in poetry and the art of recitation.