The 13th of March is the day of Palestinian National Culture, which was declared to mark the Anniversary Birthday of Mamoud Darwish. He is a poet who gave his national culture a universal dimensions.
“Love is like concepts on the open road, but it is, like poetry, difficult. Talent, endurance, skilled creation, heed it because of it many degrees” said Darwish in his unique book Absent Presence. This great poet gained his rank while taming creativity, and achieved his creativity while seeking freedom.