At The Poetic Heart Connecting Humanity 2017 Event held in Dubai on 4th & 5th February 2017 at Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS), Academic City, Dubai-UAE.


Geeta Chhabra receiving SGI Gulf Award at the Poetry Festival in February 2017. Her poem based on the theme of peace – The Never-Changing Pattern is from an anthology: Trainstorm published from South Africa.
(From Left to Right) – Rakesh Tharoor-General Director of SGI Gulf, Dr. Akash Ouchi-SGI Representative for South Asia and Middle East & Geeta Chhabra.

In Dubai-UAE, on 4th February 2017, SGI-Gulf persons & poets from different countries carrying messages of peace, harmony and tolerance at the International Poetry Festival, Poetic Heart Connecting Humanity.
Seen in the group are (standing from Left to Right) – Dr. Akash K. Ouchi, Rakesh Tharoor, Sarju, Paolo Ruffilli, Hassan Aly Hassan Shehabeldin, Dr. Talal Al Junaibi, Kuzhur Wilson, Wael Al-Sayegh.
(Seated in front row from Left to Right) – Dr. Shihab Ghanem, Sheikha Khulood Al Mualla, Sajedah Al Mousawi, Geeta Chhabra, Prof. Kithaka Wa Mberia, Mr. Nayef Al Herais, & Sheen Kaaf Nizam.

A philosopher at a tender age… Waahiba Nadeem Siddiqui from Grade 8 of The Indian International School. Waahiba shared her poem: Outcry! at The Poetic Heart Connecting Humanity 2017.

Komal Singhal’s expressions through her camera! She is seen in the forefront.
Over the years, her contribution as a photographer at SGI-Gulf’s poetry festival: The Poetic Heart Connecting Humanity has been prominent.