A competition for young poets in the GCC region in Nabati poetry about birds and hunters. Nabati poetry, also known as “the people’s poetry” and “Bedouin Poetry,” will have its debut at the show this year. Winners will be announced on the second to last day of ADIHEX – 31 st August, 2019.

More information about the judging committee will be disclosed soon.

Competition Categories:

  • Best poem about characterizing a bird or a flock of birds
  • Best poem about characterizing the hunter
  • Best poem about missing the target (the bird)


AED 5,000 for each category

Competition Rules:

  • The poem must be relevant to one of the three categories mentioned above
  • The verses of the poem must follow the rules of Nabati Poetry
  • The competition is open to all nationalities
  • The age of the participant must be between 18 and 40 years’ old
  • The poem must be between 18 and 30 lines
  • The contestant should send the poem in PDF format by email to along with his/her full name, date of birth and contact number
  • Last day for submission is Saturday August 10th, 2019


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