Shamsidin Qari is a calligrapher, writer, and a student at Al-Azhar University in Egypt.
He moved from Aksu to Yemen in 2000, and after living there for a year, his family moved to Syria. Due to the war, he settled in Egypt in 2012.
Shamsidin became fascinated with Arabic after having grown up in the Arab world, and in 2017 he graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the Faculty of Sharia Sciences at Al-Azhar University. He is currently doing research for his master’s degree in the same faculty. During his studies, he learned professional calligraphy, which he does in both Arabic and Uyghur.
In 2017, he published a book called “Drop of Hope” (Umud Tamchisi) in Arabic, which is a collection of his poems. He released a new book this year called “Pen Confessions” (Qelem Iqrari). Congrats! It contains articles, poems, Arabic literature, and discussions about society.
On the side, he teaches Arabic, calligraphy, and gives music lessons as well.
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