Elias Sanbar

Poetry reading

Elias Sanbar & Mayya Sanbar

poetry / talks

Maison poème

Stair-climbing (up or down) | French | €5

In collaboration with Maison poème, the festival invites Elias Sanbar (°1947, Haifa), one of the most distinguished contemporary Arab writers and historians, translator of the work of Mahmoud Darwish and currently the Palestinian ambassador to UNESCO. He was co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Revue d'études palestiniennes, one of the most respected publications about Palestine. Together with actress Mayya Sanbar, his daughter, he will recite a series of poems and discuss poetry, its relation with memory, land and the situation in Palestine.

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