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The Burana Tower: A fascinating history of grandeur in Kyrgyzstan

The Burana Tower: A fascinating history of grandeur in Kyrgyzstan

By Habib Toumi BISHKEK: In the interpretation of dreams, climbing spiral stairs is a sign that you are on the right path to spiritual growth and that good things that are coming your way. That hopeful interpretation may be great, but right now I am in a dark place, trying to climb incredibly steep stairs […]

World poets celebrate 100th episode of Uddan Little Magazine live

World poets celebrate 100th episode of Uddan Little Magazine live

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid CAIRO: With the start of Covid-19 epidemic that invaded the world, Uddan Little Magazine has planned a virtual path in which poetry will be read on Uddan TV channel online. Over the course of months, prominent world poets from many countries joined Uddan Nights to recite their poems in the live show […]

Tenants of the House: The novel, the film and the author

Tenants of the House: The novel, the film and the author

By Ashraf Aboul-Yazid CAIRO: “Tenants of the House” is a socio-political film, inspired by the novel written by Dr. Wale Okediran, a medical doctor, former President of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), and current general secretary of Pan African Writers Association (PAWA). I came to know Dr. Okediran when he invited me to be […]

Namangan hosts 61st Flower Festival

Namangan hosts 61st Flower Festival

By Dilmurod Jumabaev NAMANGAN: Namangan city of Uzbekistan hosts the 61st Flower Festival from May 22 to June 5 2022. During the festival, wonderful and unique events await guests – a flower parade and exhibitions, master classes in floriculture and landscape design, performances by folklore ensembles and Uzbek pop stars, exhibitions of folk crafts and […]

No more

No more

By Pooneh Nedai IRAN What is life? Simple food with freedom… Freedom of moving toward life… I wish no more, Just watch the plants, cats and mirror… Oh, mirror! The frame with endless pictures… I try no more, Just pass through watching And find “me” Beyond the life, Oh, life! I am not curious anymore..

“An Afternoon in My Mind”, a beautiful juxtaposition of serene and dramatic images

“An Afternoon in My Mind”, a beautiful juxtaposition of serene and dramatic images

‘An Afternoon in My Mind’ by Sonnet Mondal Reviewed by Sarbari A. Basu Seventy-five poems in Sonnet Mondal’s latest collection, “An Afternoon in My Mind,” are pleasant and resonant to the reader—we find the physical manifestation of wordplay: tone, serene rhythm, melody, and particularly flashes of vivid imagery. On the page, Sonnet Mondal develops poetry […]

Lomé hosts International Literary Symposium of Togo

Lomé hosts International Literary Symposium of Togo

The national monument of Togo is Independence Monument, Lomé By Ashraf Dali, President, Asia Journalists Association (AJA) LOMÉ: Professor Koumealo Anate, the President the Togolese Writers Association (AET), announced that the first edition of the International Literary Symposium of Togo (SYLITO) will be in the Togolese capital city Lomé on April 22- 23 on the theme: […]

Korean Ambassador to Egypt dances to Nubian rhythms

Korean Ambassador to Egypt dances to Nubian rhythms

Ambassador Hong Jin-wook By Aya Medhat Korean Culture Promotion Ambassador at the Korean embassy CAIRO: South Korean Ambassador to Egypt Hong Jin-wook has continued to show his love and support for Egypt, this time in the Nubian way, during his recent visit to Aswan. The ambassador fell in love with the Nubian culture and many […]

Why a cultural boycott of Russia may not be the solution

Why a cultural boycott of Russia may not be the solution

By Rahul Aijaz KARACHI: 2022 has brought about an explosion of a conflict that has been boiling for many years – the Russia-Ukraine War, or as it should rather be phrased ‘the Russian invasion of Ukraine’. But it would be unfair for me to delve into the political circumstances that led to this or analyze the […]

Kyrgyzstan’s nature, culture wows Dubai EXPO 2020 visitors

Kyrgyzstan’s nature, culture wows Dubai EXPO 2020 visitors

BISHKEK: EXPO 2020 in Dubai will end soon, on March 31. Kyrgyzstan participated in the EXPO by opening its pavilion on 115 squаre meters among other 200 countries participating in it. To date, more than 20 million people have visited EXPO 2020. According to data of standist of the Kyrgyz pavilion Talasbek Alybaev, an average […]

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