A Celebration of Khalil Gibran

Date : April 19th, 2015
Time : 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Venue : Dubai International Writers’ Centre - Shindagha, Dubai, UAE


The programme:

- Introduction by Member of the Dubai International Writers Centre
- Discussion by Dr. Tarek Chidiac, President of the Gibran National Committee
- Emirates Opera Project singing Gibran’s poem - a rendition of Fairuz’ Ati’nial nay (Pass me the flute)
- Recital of Gibran’s works by George Kordahi (Arabic)
- Roger Allers presenting Damien Rice’s “On Children” and other scenes from the Khalil Gibran Prophet Movie
- Roger Allers discussing the adaptation of the “Prophet” to movie.
- Recital of Gibran’s work in English
- Ali Mattar producer of “Rest Upon the Wind” presenting a scene from his play paying tribute to Gibran


Dubai International Writers Centre

Emirates Opera Project

Rest Upon The Wind



Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet” movie

Rogers Allers

George Kordahi