Esmail Khoi and Persian Poetry

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3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Brunei Gallery
Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT)
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About this event

On the occasion of his birthday and the first anniversary of his death, the Jaleh Esfahani Cultural Foundation, in association with the London Middle East Institute at SOAS, will host an event to remember Iranian poet and writer, Esmail Khoi.

The speakers are from academic and well known poetry circles. Each speaker will discuss an aspect of Khoi's poetry: Alireza Abiz, Saba Khoi, Mandana Zandian, Ziba Karbasi, Ahmad Karimi Hakkak and Mahmoud Mottaghedi. Maestor Majid Derakhshani will present his work based on Khoi's poetry. Peyman Heydarian will play Santour pieces and Lily Fouladvand will perform Whirling (Sama) Dance.

* Please note that all proceedings for this event will be in Persian (Farsi).

Organiser: Jaleh Esfahani Cultural Foundation in association with SOAS London Middle East Institute

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