A Poem by a Special Needs Advocate

  I feel like a changed person since meeting Hamdah Khalfan Al Mansouri. The first thing that caught my attention was the empowering smile. The smile said Yes I can and also Yes you can. She has not walked, but she has traversed the universe with her passion and with her words. I feel fortunate […]

What’s On

  Bahareh talks about her work with the community and Poetry Therapy, and her upcoming performance with Speak Abu Dhabi at the Paris Sorbonne University.

The National

  Hamdah is an inspiration for me and her words take me deeper into my flight. Read her interview in the National on her journey through poetry and her experience with Speak Abu Dhabi. Read Article! 

Time Out

  Poet Bahareh speaking on her community outreach and Speak Abu Dhabi poetry show at the Paris Sorbonne University. Read Article!

Khaleej Times

Poet Bahareh talks about bringing ‘Speak Abu Dhabi’ to the Paris Sorbonne University Read Article!

Speak Abu Dhabi at Sorbonne, Masters: Rumi, Darwish, Baudelaire and US. November 14. Poetry and Music

 Please Check details and join on our Face Book Invite Page ‘Speak Abu Dhabi’ – a first-of-its-kind series of poetry performances uniting the past and the present, the local and the international – is back in Abu Dhabi. MASTERS OF POETRY: RUMI, DARWISH, BAUDELAIRE English, Arabic, French PerformancesThe first edition of Speak Abu Dhabi celebrated […]

Speak Abu Dhabi: Celebrating the Masters Rumi, Darwish and Baudelaire at the Sorbonne, November 14th 2012

It is truly hard to believe that another Speak Abu Dhabi event is just around the corner. For those of you who were with us for the first in the series you remember that it is night of Poetry and music. It is a night of words and vibrations.  Mostly though it is a night […]

Speak Abu Dhabi: Live Coverage of Poetry Evening celebrating the Masters Rumi,Gibran and Khayyam

Where does one begin to describe such an experience, a night full of love, light and friendship. A night where voices were heard for the first time and a night where voices continue to echo in my heart and soul. As you know, “Speak Abu Dhabi, was a night that the Masters Rumi, Gibran and […]

THE NATIONAL: Arts And Life “Speak Abu Dhabi”

A wonderful article in todays National about our event…… Thank you to Rebecca McLaughlin-Daune for the very complete tale of the evening. And to Lee Hoagland for the Imgaes. Please Read more about the Event  

Speak Abu Dhabi: Rumi, Gibran, Khayyam and Us

  Dear Travel companions, I am writing to invite you to an event of a life time. I say that in the sense that it has all come together for me as a poet, as a therapist and as a human being. To share the stage with the Grand Masters as well as other poets […]