Come together this Ramadan. Join us at NYUAD for a series of cultural events spanning talks, music, and exhibitions.
Presented in collaboration with NYUAD Institute and NYUAD Art Gallery.
- April 3rd at 9:30pm – A Talk on Poetry and Music with Barween Habib, Mahdi Mansour, and Faraj Abyad
- April 4th at 9:30pm – CinemaNA, screening of contemporary Arab short films.
- April 5th at 9:30pm – Faraj Abyad: Andalusian Love Story, a performance composed by Faraj Abyad that is inspired by classical and contemporary Andalusian poetry.
Classical and contemporary Andalusian poetry inspires a set of original compositions
Internationally acclaimed oud and violin virtuoso Simon Shaheen dazzles listeners with classical Arabic sounds.
A series of short films by Emirati filmmakers
Khaleeji rhythms and sounds in musical conversation with global jazz featuring Boom.Diwan (Kuwait/UAE) in a two-part collaboration with guests Nduduzo Makhathini (South Africa) and Jean-Michel Pilc (France/US/Canada).
This Ramadan, join poet Mahdi Mansour and musician Faraj Abyad in conversation with the poet, critic, and media expert Barween Habib about the interwoven relationship between poetry, philosophy, and music.
A live conversation with Emirati filmmaker Nawaf Al Janahi, accompanied by his film, Before We Forget.