Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq Conference on Faiz, Woodbridge, Feb 5/11

Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq Shomali Amrika
(Literary Friends Network of North America)
61st meeting
To celebrate the 100th Birthday of Pakistani Revolutionary poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz
– Time: 1:00 PM
– Day & Date: Saturday, 5 February 2011
– Location: Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building (Cafeteria)
– 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191 USA
http://www.pwcgov.org/default.aspx?topic=040059000300001675#2

Subjects of Discussions
1. FAIZ AHMED FAIZ
Pakistani Urdu poet, journalist, editor, author of books and human rights defender
http://www.faiz.com
http://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/faiz.html
– Videos of Faiz’s Revolutionary Poem ‘We Will Witness’
– Pakistani Singer Iqbal Bano
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbOrdBRtIUw
– Pakistani Singer Masooma Anwar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPmxIeZmO6g
– TV Video Biography of Faiz Ahmed Faiz
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYyZidwlvVE
2. Mr. KHALID HASAN
Pakistani journalist, translator and author of books
http://www.khalidhasan.net

Speakers
1. Mr. AKMAL ALEEMI
Pakistani journalist, editor, ex-VOA Urdu radio broadcaster and author of books
http://www.AkmalAleemi.net
http://www.facebook.com/akmalaleemi
2. Dr. MOAZZAM SIDDIQI
Pakistani journalist, professor and ex-VOA Asia Director
3. Dr. SATYAPAL ANAND
Pakistani/Indian poet, professor and author of books
4. Other eminent persons

Features
Pakistani-American singer and music composer Omar Waqar will sing his English poem about Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Other Pakistani singers will recite the poetry of Faiz

Admission to this public event is FREE

For more information
Dr. ABIDA WAQAR RIPLEY
Pakistani journalist, VOA Urdu radio broadcaster and teacher/educator.
Program Coordinator
Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq Shomali Amrika (HAZSA)
E-Mail: abidaripley@gmail.com
Telephone: 703-799-6666
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