Hargeysa International Book Fair (HIBF)

Readers, your help is needed! We are looking for suggestions to help us compile a list of around 50 books which might be published by Kayd Organisation, to be used as recommended reading for people interested in Somalia/Somaliland or Somali territories as whole. The books might be ‘classic’ English texts, poetry, travel writing, or works … Continue reading “Hargeysa International Book Fair (HIBF)”

Reminder: Somali Arts and Culture Festival

Kayd, along with its partner Redsea-online, are proud to announce the inaugural Somali Arts and Culture Festival to be held in Hargeysa, Somaliland, from 22nd-26th July 2009. The festival has been named Mooge Festival, after the celebrated and influential Somali musician Mohammed Mooge, and will incorporate the Hargeysa International Book Fair (HIBF). The festival focuses … Continue reading “Reminder: Somali Arts and Culture Festival”

War and Peace: An Anthology of Somali Literature

War and Peace: an Anthology of Somali Literature is a unique and rare collection of classic Somali poems and stories exploring matters of conflict and its mediation. The work has been collected by Ismaaciil Aw Aadan and Axmed Aw Geeddi: poets who have an enormous understanding of Somali classical poets, their poetry, and the historical … Continue reading “War and Peace: An Anthology of Somali Literature”