LAHORE, Pakistan: The fourth Faiz International Festival will kick off at Alhamra Hall in Lahore on Friday (November 16, 2018).
The three-day festival will be held till November 18, in which all events are free and open for all except for Tahira Syed, Tina Sani and Zia Mohyeddin’s performances.
The Faiz International Festival is an amalgamation of music, art and literature. It brings for the audience theater performances, musical evenings, film shows, art exhibitions, discussions, folk nights and much more.
More than 100 scholars, speakers and panelists will participate in the event. While performances by more than 30 national and international artists are also slated to spellbound the audience.
Meanwhile, the famous Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar along with her actress wife Shabana Azmi have also reached Lahore to attend the Faiz International Festival 2018.
On the first of the festival, two performances including “An Evening with Tahira Syed named Yaad Ki Rah Guzar” and “A Play by Ajoka Threatre named Kaala Mainda Bhesa” dedicated to Madeeha Gohar will be held.
Besides, an event featuring Shabana Azmi, Salima Hashmi, Adeel Hashmi and Mira Hashmi will also take place. Likewise, an exhibition is also part of today’s events.