The wonderful audience of our recital at the library of Santa Cruz, a
Adnan Al-Sayegh (Iraq), Hilmi Salem (Egypt), Maisoon Saker Al-Qassimi
(United Arab Emirates).
Maisoon Saker Al-Qassimi (UAE) and Hilmi Salem (Egypt).
Anwar Al-Ghassani (Iraq) and Luis Eduardo Rendón chief festival
Idris Tayeb (Libya) playing on his Ud during a singing session of the
group of Arab poets.
Poet Joumana Haddad (Lebanon) and my dear friend poet Enrique Hernández-D´Jesús
From left to right, poets Anwar Al-Ghassani, Adnan Al-Sayegh (Iraq), Maisoon
Saker Al-Qassimi (UAE), Ali Al-Shalah (Iraq), Malak Mustafa Sahioni (Syria),
Dorin and Alina Popa (Romania).
Poet Maisoon Saker Al-Qassimi (UAE) playing with a hollow trunk with seeds
in that produce a musical noise.
Poet Di Brandt (Canada). In the background poet James Fenton (UK).
Around 5000 persons attended the festival´s marathon closing ceremony
of six hours on July 2, 2005.
Poets Idris Tayeb (Libya), Layla Al-Sayyed (Bahrain) and Adnan Al-Sayegh
Ernesto Cardenal (Nicaragua).
dear friend poet, photographer and graphics artist Enrique Hernández-D´Jesús
(Venezuela). In the Background poets Ariruma Kowii (Ecuador) and Breyten
Breyetenbach (South Africa).
face of Medellín