Mehfil-e-Mushaira in Memory of Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Posted: June 14, 2011 in Events Diary

Date :Saturday, 18th June

Venue : The Birmingham Library Theatre. Paradise Place, Birmingham, B3 3HQ (near the Central Library)

Tickets : £5  (£3)

Organised by Fanoos Literary Society and the Drum as part of the Faiz birth centenary celebration, this Mushaira promises to be one of the largest and prominent gatherings of renowned Urdu and Punjabi poets in the United Kingdom.

Birmingham poets will be joined by leading poets from all over the UK and abroad to pay homage and honor the memory of Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Taking inspiration from Faiz’s work, they will recite their poems and make reference to the impact and influence of Faiz on their poetry. Invited poets include Saaki Farooqi, Iftikhar Arif, Bashir Kazmi, Yasmeen Habib, Raiz Majeed, Zahid Fakhari, Iqbal Naveed, Sabir Raza and many others.

A must for all writers, poets, activists and connoisseurs of Urdu/ Punjabi poetry

This event is taking place at The Birmingham Library Theatre. Paradise Place, Birmingham, B3 3HQ (near the Central Library)

 

http://www.the-drum.org.uk/event/mehfil-e-mushaira-in-memory-of-faiz-ahmed-faiz

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