Mosul Eye Cultural Festival to revive Mosul’s libraries

Let it be a Book … Rising from the Ashes

Date & Time: May 25th, 2017 @ 9:00 AM

Festival’s Agenda:

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Guests’ Receiption

9:00 AM – 9:20 AM

Festival’s opening speech – by Mosul Eye founder

Introducing the participants and the organizing team.

A poem recitation about the festival, written and cited by Amna Thakir Al-Iraqi.

9:20 AM – 10:45 AM

The launching of the festival activities:

– photography exhibit – featuring the photographer: Ali Al-Baroodi, Laith Mohammed, and Ahmed Al-Hayiali. The exhibit consists of about 60 images, displayed in the walkway opposite to the library, some are colored and others in black and white. Each image is with a story and the photographers Will tell their stories.

– An open painting gallery, participating painters: Rahma, Issam, Abdurahman, Younis, and Mohammed. They will paint their vision of the festival.

– A music concert: participating players: Mohammed on Violin, Khalid on Oud, Al-Hakam on Guitar, and Mohammed on Guitar.

– Colorful letters: the guests will participate in creating an ensemble of messages to the world

– Donation: Announcing the beginning of donation receiption from doners.

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM

Every guest carries a book and walk to the alternative location in a straight line to transport the books.

Note: the entrance fees to the festival is a book that you can leave your touch in renovating and reviving Mosul’s libraries. Please be generous to be remembered for as long as your book’s existence.

Mosul Eye

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