Bahraini pioneering playwright mourned

Manama: Bahrain has mourned veteran playwright Rashid Al-Ma’awda, who passed away today.


The artist and writer is considered one of the pioneering cultural and literary figures in Bahrain, and among considered one of the first theatrical writers who influenced the theatrical movement with their  prolific contributions.


Poet Abdulrahman Al-Ma’awda played a key role in honing the literary skills of the deceased who showed a keen interest in culture and literacy since his tender age.


He mixed with cultural and literary activities in the city of Muharraq, where he was born and raised, especially in the neighborhood in which he lived, where cultural meetings were held in the majlis of Shaikh Abdullah bin Isa Al Khalifa’s majlis and the Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al-Khalifa.


Source: Bahrain News Agency

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