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Mediothek Hosted Poetry Event “Melody of Homophony”

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10 November 2017
Mediothek Afghanistan and Kengesh monthly – a newly established monthly dedicated to rich literary and art of Uzbek language – jointed organized a multi-lingual poetry event (One City, One Mirror) on 9th of November of 2017 in Kabul.
 
The event (One City, One Mirror) was an event embodying the spirit of Afghanistan as a united voice and bringing together Uzbek, Pashtoon, Tajik and Hazarah poets, writers, poetry and literature enthusiasts  and citizens to read their poetries and listen others reading their poetries in an atmosphere of  sincerity, intimacy, harmony and passion, shunning prejudice, bigotry  and pessimism altogether.
 
Poets of all ages representing various ethnic groups and languages including Uzbeks, Pashoons, Tajiks and other groups, recited their poetries in favor of unity and affection among citizens of Afghanistan as equal members of a large family with equal rights and responsibilities. Most of the poems read during the event focused on issues of love, passion, a sense of common harmony, brotherhood and friendship.
 
Mediothek Afghanistan Program coordinator, Adbuallah Rasully and Mohmood Mohamadi a colleague of Kengesh monthly initiated the program. Mr. Rasuly acknowledged the constructive literary and artistic efforts of Kengesh monthly and promised that Mediothek Afghanistan will do everything within its means to support the monthly which provides high quality media contents in Uzbek and Farsi languages to audience across the country.
Elaborating on the vast array of efforts by Mediothek Afghanistan in the field of promoting cultural and artistic values, Mr. Rasuly added that promotion of a culture of tolerance; coexistence and cultural pluralism are among the most fundamental objectives of Mediothek Afghanistan.
Moumood Mohamadi talked about the philosophy behind the starting of the Kengesh monthly and expressed his gratitude from Mediothek Afghanistan to making this event possible.
Subsequently poets, young and old, female and male, one by one read their poems to the audiences at the event.
Renowned writer and poet, Asadullah Walwaliji, wrapped up the event as the final speaker of the event hailing the organizers for the unique opportunity to bring writers and poets from all tribal backgrounds and languages together to promote tolerance and coexistence through literature and art.
Mediothek Afghanistan is committed to promoting Afghan culture and art through organizing such events and has been working with Afghan artists for more than one and half decade now across the country  and organizing such events.