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Night of Poetry: The Ancient Art of Maqam Music

The French Embassy in Doha and the French Institute, in partnership with Msheireb Museums, Qatar National Library and the Institute du Monde Arabe in Paris, held a poetry evening with artist Aisha Radwan and Habib Yammine.

In this night, the ancient art of maqam music met with the infinite beauties of Arabic poetry, along the sounds of oud, qanun & nay in parallel with a capsule exhibit of rare manuscripts showed by the Qatar National Library in Msheireb Museums.