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A Celebration of Kahlil Gibran

Enjoy a ‘Celebration of Gibran’ under the stars on April 19 at the Dubai International Writers’ Centre.

Hosted by Montegrappa, this special cultural initiative will be attended by the President of the Gibran National Committee of Lebanon, Dr Tarek Chidiac, and will see Nadim Sawalha reciting some of Gibran’s poetry. Sawalha will also be discussing his play based on Gibran’s life, ‘Rest Upon the Wind’. Georges Kordahi, renowned presenter of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’, will serve as this evening’s host.

Other highlights of the evening will include an operatic performance of one of Gibran’s most iconic songs by the Emirates Opera Project and a talk by Haytham Nasr, Executive Producer of the much-anticipated Hollywood production of ‘The Prophet’, the animated movie, which launches this May in the UAE. The evening will conclude with the unveiling of Montegrappa’s new ‘The Prophet’ Pen, which was designed by Lebanese artist Katya Traboulsi.

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