Palestinian poet Rafeef Ziadah with guitarist Phil Monsour performing in Christchurch last night.
Palestinian poet Rafeef Ziadah and musician Phil Monsour performed to a packed auditorium in Christchurch last night – the first show of their New Zealand tour.
Event organiser John Minto described the event as a “fantastic evening” with a “full house and incredible performances.” He said the “audience was deeply moved and everyone was thrilled to have been there.”
Well-known NZ poet, Mohamed Hassan, who also performed, later reported “a really good turn-out tonight and a beautiful show” and “Rafeef and Phil were stunning” presenting a “hearty” performance.
Rafeef and Phil join Mohamed and other local poets at their Wellington event tonight at the Old St Pauls venue, 34 Mulgrave St, Thordon from 7pm. Tickets at the door: $20 waged, $15 unwaged.
Their Auckland show will include a whakatau welcome and the world premiere performance by the…