The official spokesman for Taif, the capital of poetry, d. Jamila Al-Obaidi said that this trend came under the guidance of His Excellency the President of Taif University, Prof. Youssef Asiri, and the direct supervision of the Director of the Academy of Poetry, Dr. Mansour Muhammad Merisi. That for a long time remained the monopoly of clubs and cultural institutions, and this appearance came in the belief in the importance of poetry and its re-receiving it for all in the first image that it began with, as it was sung to the public and the private in their forums.
Regarding the events that were launched in conjunction with the International Poetry Day, Al-Obaidi added: The cultural events are a mixture of words, melody and color, and they are held in separate places in a civilized panel that embodies the permanence and popularity of poetry, and its qualitative passage to all arts. This is what Taif, the capital of Arab poetry, seeks in addition to all This is the presence of folklore in its many colors, which is based on popular poetry in a mixture of the two types of poetry, eloquent and vernacular, calling on everyone to attend these free events and participate in this cultural movement.
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