Google doodle honours Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi
Reem Al Mazrouei who is a Dubai based artist pays tribute to Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi.
Google doodle honours the Emirati poet Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi who is also known as Fatat Al-Arab. Ousha is also called the Girl of the Gulf.
World largest tech company keeps remember to wish extraordinary people and today it has featured an Emirati poetess Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi with a scroll to complete the magical illustration.
Who was Ousha Al Suwaidi?
Ousha was one of the greatest Nabati poets of the 20th century in the United Arab Emirates. The tone of the doodle drawings shows her love for desert landscapes and culture.
She was born and grown in Al Ain on January 1, 1920. Her family loved literature so she was fortunate to get the poetical enviornment. United Arab Emirates remembers her as a powerful poet. Her favourite themes were patriotism, wisdom, nostalgia and love. Desert landscapes and Arabian culture inspired her to write splendid poetry.
Reem Al Mazrouei who is a Dubai based artist pays tribute to Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi through doodle magical illustration and tries to cover the themes of her poetry in a pictorial way.
Doodle presents palm trees, the desert, paper, and the moon to incorporate her thought process and the elements of her poetry.
Second doodle presents her working on a poem and her words are flying in the shape of a bird which makes her poetry universal.
In the United Arab Emirates, where the society is male dominated, Ousha bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi was one of the poets who paved the way for women.
Popular Arab singers used Ousha’s poetry in their world famous songs as her poetry is full of Emirati culture and beautiful descriptions of Arab life.
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