Across the African Divide: Music and Poetry from Somalia and Algeria

27 June 2007, 7pm, Oxford House Cafe, Oxford House, Derbyshire Street, London, E2 6HG (nearest tube Bethnal Green)

Hudaydi – king of the oud and poet

Tahar Lamri – Algerian born poet exiled in Italy

Algerian musician (tba)

Mohamed Bashe Hassan – author of two recently published books

Translation of the Somali work by: Dr. Martin Orwin of SOAS and by Said Jama Hussein

Further information: Ayan Mahamoud, Head of Somali Art and Culture and Oxford House ( and Jennifer Langer, Exiled Writers Ink (

The event is organised by Exiled Writers Ink (

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