Time: 14:00 - 15:00
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Poetry from Kabul
Presented by PEN Afghanistan/Writer’s House, Kabul
Directly from the Writer’s House in Kabul: meet poets, translators, visual artists and activists making a mark on their time and society. Participants Baktash Rawesh, Mujib Mehradad, Ramin Naqshbandi, Sajad Ahmad Shakeeb and Tamana Tawangar are all connected to PEN Afghanistan and the Writer’s House. PEN Afghanistan has published a large number of books in all the major Afghan languages and organised more than 800 literary and cultural events. These have significantly strengthened the path for introducing new poets and writers in Afghanistan. Joining the Kabul participants directly from the LLAW stage in Bergen is famous Afghan musician Hamid Sakhizada.
LOCAL HOST: Nilufur Suhrabi