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 of original compositions written by Faraj Abyad and arranged by Layth Sidiq that is inspired by classical and contemporary Andalusian poetry.
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 series of short films by Emirati filmmakers
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.
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).
A live conversation with Emirati filmmaker Nawaf Al Janahi, accompanied by his film, Before We Forget.