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Faiz International Festival to commence on Nov 19 in honour of Faiz Ahmad Faiz

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If you ever had an opportunity to go through the Urdu literature it is rarely possible that you would haven’t heard about Faiz Ahmad Faiz. Even after decades have passed of Faiz’s departure from this mortal world, he’s still alive in the minds of people as he is recognized as one of the most notable poet of the Urdu language.

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Faiz Ahmad Faiz (13 February 1911-20 November 1984), in respect of his contribution, he is bestowed with several awards and accolades, most notably he became the first Asian to receive the Lenin Prize, and was also nominated four times for the Nobel Prize for literature.

Keeping in view his contributions and achievements, first ever Faiz International Festival (FIF) is organized by the Faiz Foundation Trust in collaboration with Lahore Arts Club.

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The four-day festival will be beginning from November 19- November 22. The venues of the shows will be Alhamra Halls, Mall Road & Falettis Hotel. It is also said that Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif will be inaugurating the festival. The stars not only from Pakistan will be shining in the show, according to the sources Naseeruddin Shah will be performing in the festival and many other renown Indian celebrities will be garnishing the show with their presences.

For Tickets: Faiz Ghar, Model Town-Faletti’s Hotel

For further queries and updates: Faiz Ghar, Faiz International Festival (Facebook events)

 

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