Il 21 marzo è la giornata mondiale della poesia in tutti gli stati membri dell'UNESCO. A Roma, all'Auditorium "Parco della Musica" avrà luogo una serata culturale centrata intorno al tema "Viaggio verso" per celebrare la diversità e la ricchezza delle culture.
Abitare a Roma / Online News - venerdì 16 marzo 2007
21st March is World Poetry Day in all the states members of the Unesco. In Rome, at the Auditorium "Parco della Musica" there will be a cultural evening revolving around the theme "Travel towards", celebrating the diversity and richness of cultures.
First part of the evening is dedicated to a reading of classic Italian poetry, from Saint Francis of Assisi to Pier Paolo Pasolini. The second part is dedicated to Rumi, the great Persian poet, chosen passages of whom will be read from the Mathnawi and the Shams-e Tabriz' Diwan.
The readings drawn from these masterpieces will be accompanied with Persian music played with traditional instruments. Tambur, setar and tar will be played by the Iranian artist Siamak Guran; daff and dairé by Paolo Modugno, the zarb by Paolo Pacciolla. Voices: Simone Franco and Lucia Antolini.
Professor Gabriele Mandel Khan, head of the Italian branch of the Jerrahi-Halveti sufi Brotherhood, curator and translator of the main work of Rumi, the Mathnawi, will take part, as well as the wandering poet Gezim Hajdari.