June 23, 2013

Tagore Award - first Arab to receive India’s Tagore Peace Prize in 2012

Shihab Ganem has been awarded the prize for his achievements in the field of poetry and its translation, as well as his contribution to developing human understanding that are in compliance with the values of humanity, love and peace adopted and called for by Tagore.

The honour is awarded to a single person every two years.

The Tagore Award was instituted by the Indian government to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, for promoting values of universal brotherhood.


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