SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

Esmail Khoi and Persian Poetry

IMG - Jaleh Esfahan Event June 2022

Date: 25 June 2022Time: 3:00 PM

Finishes: 25 June 2022Time: 6:00 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre (BGLT)

Type of Event: Performance

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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