Friday, August 11, 2006

Mai Ghoussoub - Bahrain - Writers on Tour

Middle East Panorama radio show on Resonance FM 104
or http://www.resonancefm.com/
Every Friday 14.00 - 15.00 London time (GMT)
  • Mai Ghoussoub on "music as a healing element, as a universal language in time of war." Mai is from Freemuse - the World Forum on Music and Censorship. Mai is a Lebanese artist living in the UK and she is the founder of London's Alsaqi Books. >> Listen here
  • Bahrain: This small island in the Persian Gulf in unknown to many people. Rauf, a Bahraini, from Bahrain Freedom Movement joins MIddle East Panorama to reveal a hidden side of the Kingdom. The officla spokesman for the National Committee for Martyrs and Victims of Torture and the General Secretary of the Movement of Liberties and Democracy in Bahrain join Middle East Panorama to reveal a hidden side Bahrain. >> Listen here
  • From the heart of the Arab world four young writers on tour. Through performance-readings and live discussions, poets Joumana Haddad from Lebanon and Abed Ismael from Syria together with fiction writers Ala Hlehel from Palestine and Mansoura Ez-Eldin from Egypt, will be offering an entirely fresh perspective on daily life in the Arab world on the Banipal Live August tour through the UK. The publisher and editor of Banipal magazine speaks about the event.

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