World Poetry Day
Between Poems. Portuguese and Sufi Voices
LocationAuditorium 3 Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Words meet music in this celebration of Portuguese and Sufi poetry. In a multicultural gathering, poems by Fernando Pessoa, Maria Gabriela Llansol, Rūmī, Khayyām, Ibn ʿArabī, Rābiʿa are read in their original language. The inspiring words of these and others Portuguese, Persian and Arabic poets are combined with live music.
This meeting is held as part of the exhibition Power of the Word IV. Divine Wisdom: The Sufi Way.
Jessica Hallet — Curator of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
Persian and Portuguese poetry
Readings by Omid Bahrami and Teresa Coutinho
Arab and Portuguese poetry
Readings by Shahd Wadi and Isaac Jaló
A talk on Poetry and Sufism
With Fabrizio Boscaglia
Moderation: Elisabete Caramelo
Guilherme Oliveira Martins — Administrator of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Sponsor Power of the Word
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