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Lahore Arts Council to host international moot

LAHORE: The Lahore Arts Council (LAC) will host an International Literary and Cultural Conference in the second week of November. Addressing a meeting on Tuesday to review administrative arrangements for the conference, LAC Chairman Ataul Haq Qasmi said it was part of the council’s efforts to promote literary and cultural activities. Internationally-acclaimed writers and critics would present their essays in the conference. Indian writers had also been invited, which would help strengthen relations between the two neighbouring countries Continue reading

Lahore:Alaap – Change Through Arts (Peace Candle Vigil on June 14)

Please join us at the one-day launching activity of the launching of Alaap Lahore Festival of Arts (ALFA: The Beginning) on Saturday, June 14, 2008 at Lahore Arts Council, The Mall, Lahore. The symbolic activity shall give two memorable sessions including classical, folk, ghazzal and popular singing while Ustad Tafu (The legend Tabla Player) shall display his unbelievable command on the most difficult musical instrument. Concluding the activity, the families, artists and peace activists shall organize a Peace Rally/Candle Vigil titling “Light a Candle for Peace in Pakistan”.
 
Join us with your flames.
 
The Alaap Lahore Festival of Arts (ALFA: The Beginning) has been postponed until November-2008. It was scheduled on June 9-14, 2008 at Lahore Arts Council, The Mall, Lahore. As the first-ever City-Festival of Pakistan, the festival was cut short to 3-day after Danish Embassy bomb blasts and ensuing “excuse” from our two mature donors related to the embassies that decided to close their missions in Pakistan. The 3-day festival, however, could not be organize due to the immense blockage of roads of Lahore especially Mall Road on 11-12th of June. Continue reading