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An appeal from the Abdulaziz Saud Albabtain Cultural Foundation to all the Arabic-speaking poets around the world to participate in the Diwan “Martyrs of Honor.”

October 23, 2023

1. The Foundation urges poets from all over the world to send in their poems expressing the national and humanitarian sentiments that resonate within everyone due to the terrible atrocities happening in Gaza against innocent civilians, the Palestinian people, without mercy or conscience.

2. The Foundation is organizing a competition among the participating poems, which will be evaluated by a specialized technical judging committee. The first-place poem will receive a reward of five thousand dollars ($5,000), the second-place poem will receive a reward of three thousand dollars ($3,000), and the third-place poem will receive a reward of one thousand dollars ($1,000).

3. The participating poems will be published in a poetry collection (Diwan), the proceeds of which will be dedicated entirely to humanitarian aid for the Gaza Strip.

4. Participating poems must be in Classical Arabic.

5. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2023.

6. Participants should send a brief introduction along with their contact information, including postal address, phone number, and email.

7. The Foundation requests participants to promptly submit their entries through the following means:

Postal Address: P.O. Box 599, Safat - Postal Code 13006 - Kuwait

Fax: +965 22455039


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