Million's Poet

About The Festival

The “Million Poet” program was launched in 2006 and is a television program to compete in the field of Nabati poetry. The program aims to revive Nabati poetry, and reflects Abu Dhabi’s cultural vision in restoring the position of Nabati poetry in daily life and enhancing its role as a carrier vessel of common Arab culture, and revitalizing the Nabati poetry movement. , raising its level, and enhancing its presence in the cultural arena.

The program consists of different stages, starting with submitting the participation poem, meeting the committee, and the direct qualifying stage at Al Raha Beach Theater in Abu Dhabi, where the finalists compete through the program, which is considered the largest poetry competition in the Arab world.

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Additional Information

Applications usually opens in month of September for every season with the below requirements -

  • The age of the candidates must not be less than 18 years and not more than 45 years
  • Submit a rhymed and metered Nabataean poem of no more than 20 lines and no less than 10 verses, in addition to another additional poem to participate.
  • The poem must be printed, as handwritten poems are not accepted
  • Send a personal photo with a white background
  • A color copy of a passport valid for at least 12 months
  • Send a CV or brief summary