Cultural Events

Rehtal Mehfli Varqa

This Uddari Page used to list cultural, art and literary events till 2011.
Cultural Events April 2008 – April 2009

207. Book Launch of Shahid Nadeem’s play ‘Dukh Darya’, Lahore, March 18/11
206. LAND GOLD WOMEN: a film screening, London UK, March 21/11
205. Repeal the Blasphemy Laws! Candlelight Vigil, Vancouver March 15/11
204. SILENCE MEANS MORE BLOOD! Join CFD, Karachi, March 12/11
203. Sufi Kathak by Manjari Chaturvedi at Jahan-e-khusrau, New Delhi, March 13/11
202. The Journey of a Moment in Time by Raghu Rai, Photo Exhibition, Chandigarh March 9/11
201. 8th March in Islamabad‏
200. Women’s Protest Rally‏ in West Bengal: March 8/2011
199. March 3 protest rallies against Shahbaz Bhatti Shaheed murder
198. Artist Sohan Qadri Passed Away (condolence meeting in Chandigarh, March 6/11)
197. Press conference: Artists against government ban‏ in Pakistan, Lahore Feb 25/11
196. ‘ROCK THE BOAT’ Fundraisers for Canadian Boat to Gaza, Van, Feb 23-25/11
195. ‘The Legend of Bhagat Singh’, Screening, Lahore Feb 18/11
194. Punjabi-Bachao Rally and Hunger Strike, Lahore, Feb 20-21/11
193. Promoting Female Literacy in Muslim Societies: the case of Pakistan, Vancouver BC, Feb 28/11
192. Faiz Centenary UK event – Unity for Peace and Social Justice, Manchester UK, March 5/11
191. ‘The Sky Below’, award winning documentary on Partition, Van, Feb 24/11
190. ‘Terrorism and Kabab’, Egyptian award winning comedy, Van, Feb 4/11
189. Invitation, Slide Lecture by Professor B N Goswamy, Chandigarh India, Feb 4/11
188. PLEA’s International Mother Language Day, Surrey BC, Feb 20/11‏
187. Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq Conference on Faiz, Woodbridge, Feb 5/11
186. Dance and Women’s Empowerment, Oddissi Dance Performance by Sitara Thobani, Vancouver, Feb 10/11
185. ‘Hashtnagar – A Song of Another World…’ a film by Ammar Aziz, lahore Jan 26-30/11
184. ‘MaaNboli’ a film by Rawal Varraich, Lahore Jan 26-31/11
183. Condolence Reference to pay homage to Minhaj Barna‏, London UK, Jan 26/11
182. FAIZ AHMED FAIZ CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS, Birmingham UK, June 11/11
181. Screening of ‘The Unbearable Lightness Of Being’ by Kundera, Lahore Jan 28/11
180. ‘Chanting Denied Shores’ by Tariq Malik, Surrey Book Launch, Jan 23/11
179. India Art Summit 2011, Hemraj and Sidharth, India 21- 23 Jan/11
178. Pakistan Day 2011, Surrey Canada, March 25/11
177. Kiran Ahluwalia with the Rhythm of Rajasthan – CD Release Concert, Toronto Jan 22/11
176. Screening of: 127 Hours by Maryam Zulfiqar Khan, Lahore Jan 21/11
175. Dara, Ajoka Theatre Pakistan performing in India, Jan 21/2011
174. ‘From Passion to Serenity’, Slide Lecture by Professor B N Goswamy, Chandigarh India, Feb 4/2011
173. An evening of poetry with Mazhar Tirmazi, Lahore, Jan 13/2011
172. Assassination of Governor Punjab and the Context of Blasphemy Laws – Seminar, London UK, Jan 12/2011
171. Poet in the City: Faiz Ahmed Faiz, London UK, Jan 17/2011
170. 2011 Calendar honoring Comrade Darshan Singh Canadian, Surrey BC, Dec 19/2010
169. Screening of AJAY BHARDWAJ’S Punjabi Films ‘Kitte Mil Ve Mahi’ & ‘Rabba Hun Kee Kariye?’, Surrey Canada, Nov 26/2010
168. Galileo, a performance, Karachi Pakistan, November 1/2010
167. The 2nd anniversary of BC Poet Zahid Laeeq, Surrey, Oct 31/2010
166. Poetry of Bullah Shah, Punjabi Literary Circle, Lahore, Oct 21/2010
165. International Punjabi Haiku Conference‏, Patiala, Nov 8/2010
164. FIlms by Ajay Bhardwaj on Islam in Punjab, UBC Campus, Vancouver BC, October 18/2010
163. Mir Mukhtiar Ali and troupe, UBC Campus, Vancouver BC, Oct 16-17/2010
162. Course on South World and Indigenous perspectives on community development, Vancouver BC, Oct-Nov/‏ 2010
161. An Evening of Celebration for Author Ashfaq Hussain, Oct 17/2010
160. National Printmaking Portfolio, Vadodara India, Oct 11/2010
159. National Art Week of New Media, Chandigarh, India, Sept 21-26/2010
158. Pakistan Flood Relief Fund Raising Dinner and Variety Performances, Los Angeles, USA, Sept 18/2010
157. Revelation: an exhibition of paintings by Hemraj, Mumbai, Sept 20/2010
156. Swa Dhatri, an exhibition of paintings by B A Reddy, Hyderabad India, Sept 4-18/2010
155. Blue Moon Reading Series, Abbotsford, Sept 7/2010
154. GENDA INDEPENDENCE WALK, Delhi, August 15/2010
153. Kalpavriksha – Tree Of Life, An exhibhition of paintings and sculptures by 15 artists, Hyderabad India, Aug 2-13/2010
152. ‘Rhythmic Remembrance’, A free Music & Dance Festival-2010′, July 31/2010
151. Leonardo’s Universe by Professor Bulent Atalay, Chandigarh July 16/2010
150. Progressive Writers Conference, Bradford UK, July 31/2010
149. Mystic Rhythms of Punjab by tabla maestro Ustad Abdul Sattar Tari Khan, Surrey, July 17/2010
148. Story Performances by Poonam Singh, Chandigarh, July 4/2010
147. An evening of Folk Tales of Punjab by Saeed Bhutta, Lahore July 1/2010
146. Book Launch: Dusk to DAWN by Brajinder Dhillon, Surrey, July 4/2010
145. Diasporizing Punjab, Disorienting Bhangra, Abbotsdord, May 5-8/2010
144. India Pakistan Peace Caravan ‘Aman ke BaRhte Qadm’, Bombay to Karachi, July-August 2010
143. The 2nd annual Celebration of Punjabi at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, April 24/2010
142. BOOK RELEASE CEREMONY: ‘Trale Tupke’ by Mohan Gill, Surrey BC, April 24/2010
141. Course on South World and Indigenous perspectives on community development, Vancouver, May-June/2010
140. FOTH – IN MEMORY OF MIRZA GHALIB, Pickering ON, APRIL 24/2010
139. Mehfil-e-Mushaira, Brampton Ontario, May 9/2010
138. DARA by Ajoka Theatre, Lahore, April 16-17-18/2010
137. Tehreema Mitha Dance Company Performance, Lahore, April 11/2010
136. Remembring Bhagat Singh, Lahore, March 23/2010
135. Exhibition of recent art works by Shahid Mirza, Lahore, Mar 9/2010
134. Reading Baba Nanak, Punjabi Literary Circle, Lahore Feb 18/2010
133. Lahore Film and Literary Club (LFLC), first meeting, Lahore Jan 21/10
132. Art Conclave-North East, Artists Camp by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and Chandigarh, Jan 27th to Feb 2/10
131. Erasing Borders-2010‏, Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora, Summit NJ, April 2 – June 4/10
130. ‘Realistic Expressions’, a solo exhibition by Mohammad Ali Bhatti, Islamabad, Dec 12-25/09
129. ‘Digressions’, an Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptures, Ceramics and Prints, Chandigarh, Dec 18-22/09
128. ISHRAQ – THE ILLUMINATION, sufi kathak dance by MANJARI CHATURVEDI, New Delhi, Dec 4/09
127. ‘Universal Rhythm’ an exhibition by Arvind Kolapkar, Hyderabad, Nov 28 to Dec 12/09
126. ‘Transforming Curatorial Practice: Transdisciplinarity, Plural Worldviews, and the Creative Universe’, an interdisciplinary studies course, UBC Vancouver, January–April/2010
125. ‘Dhyan’ an exhibition by J. Suryanarayan, Hyderabad, Nov 14 to 24/09
124. Book Launch, ‘MiTee de Bukkal’ by Ali Arman, Rawalpindi, Nov 8/09
123. Ajapa Jaapa, Solo Exhibition by Jeet Aulakh, Nov 7 to Dec 20/09
122. Pashto Folk Music Concert by Gulsam Khan, Nov 21/09
121. Lecture on Lahore walled city: Mochi gate by Rabia Ezdi, Nov 14/09
120. A Feast In Exile, A Performance brining a 17th Century Indian miniature painting to life, Karachi, Nov 4-5/09
119. Exhibition by Paramjit Singh, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh, November 7-10/09
118. Annual Art Exhibition 2009, Chandigarh, Oct 7-11/09
117. Kafla meeting, Mississaga, Ontario, Sept 26/09
116. ‘The Sacred breath: metaphysical abstracts’, art exhibition, Hyderabad India, Aug 22-Sept 12/09
115. Art by Roopa Bheda, Alankritha Art Gallery, Hyderabad India, Aug 29/09
114. ‘In Search of Lost Water’, The Monsoon Festival 4, New Delhi, Aug 30/09
113. The Wonder That is India, Photography Show, New Delhi, August 19/09
112. Festival of South Asian Literature and Arts, Toronto, Sept 25-27/09
111. The Boat Project/Independence Day, New Delhi, August 15/09
110. Hariyali Teej 2009, New Delhi, July 24/09
109. Motherland Pop, a Talk, London, August 19/09
108. Wildlife Photography Exhibition – Victims of Mankind, Chandigarh June 26/09
107. Online Exhibition of Shankar’s Caricatures, Hyderabad India, June 20-July 6/09
106. ‘What is beauty’, a discussion at Socrates Cafe, Lahore June 15/09
105. Yoga Art Exhibition by Jeet Aulakh, Windsor ON, June 14 to June 21/09
104. Drawing & Painting class, Lahore Chitrkar, June-September 2009
103. ‘A Lifetime On Tip Toes’, Slide Show, Lahore, May 30/09
102. Kathak Dance Evening in Surrey/Delta, May 16/09
101. CANADIAN PUNJABI CONFERENCE 2009 ਕੈਨੇਡੀਅਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਕਾਨਫਰੈਂਸ, Ottawa, 16-18 May 2009
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207. Book Launch of Shahid Nadeem’s play ‘Dukh Darya’, Lahore, March 18/11
Ajoka Theatre is holding a book launch of Shahid Nadeem’s play “Dukh Darya” on
Friday 18 March
7pm
Alhamra Hall # 2, The Mall, Lahore

The play is based on the true story of an Azad Kashmiri woman who was arrested in Jammu for illegally crossing the Line of Control and gave birth to a baby girl in Indian prison. Her return to Azad Kashmir along with her daughter was made possible by campaign by Pakistani and Indian human rights groups. The play has been translated and published in India and has been performed all over Pakistan and India.

The book will be launched by veteran journalist and Director of Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Mr I.A. Rehman.

The book launch will be followed by a performance of “Dukh Darya”.

For further information please contact
Uzair Sultan
0343-4140005
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193. Promoting Female Literacy in Muslim Societies: the case of Pakistan, Vancouver BC, Feb 28/11
You are cordially invited to attend the following event
The International Relations Students’ Association , the Arab Students’ Association, and the Centre for Women’s and Gender Studies Present
Promoting Female Literacy in Muslim Societies: the case of Pakistan
Ana Komnenuc and Dr. Muhammad Iqbal
The Maria-Helena Foundation
Monday, February 28, 2011
Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
(registration/networking starts at 6:30 pm)
1866 Main Mall, Buchanan Building
Block A, Room 202
The University of British Columbia
Admission: By donation

Please consult these maps for directions:
http://www.maps.ubc.ca/
http://maps.google.ca/

Female literacy is very important as it is known that low female literacy rates are associated with: a) high fertility rates (population explosion), b) high rates of child mortality, c) high rates of maternal mortality, and d) high rates of violence against women.

A survey of literacy levels and the differences between male and female literacy levels was done in several major Muslim majority countries. Data were collected and compared for three main regions: South Asia, West Africa , and the Balkans. Low levels of female literacy in these Muslim majority countries will be compared to other countries in the region. Data from the Gender Gap Index will also be examined in an effort to explore gender inequality beyond literacy and education.

In South Asia, Pakistan – a very conservative patriarchal society – has the lowest female literacy rate, and its consequences have been far reaching. Internal violence, a global downturn in the economy, and a population explosion have combined to produce extreme poverty in the country. In addition to traditional low female school enrollments, the parents are now tempted to pull their daughters out of school to reduce household expenses.

In this presentation we will also discuss some innovative methods adopted by countries such as Bangladesh and Morocco to improve female literacy in these countries. The activities of the Maria-Helena Foundation to promote literacy, particularly female literacy in Pakistan, will be described.

For further information contact
Dr. Muhammad Iqbal
(604) 228-9885
(Professor Emeritus, The University of British Columbia )
Founder and President, The Maria-Helena Foundation
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192. Faiz Centenary UK event – Unity for Peace and Social Justice, Manchester UK, March 5/11
FAIZ CENTENARY 1911-2011
Unity for Peace and Social Justice to make the world a better place for all
Come, we too should raise our hands (in supplication)
For world peace, and for the prosperity of its people

2011 has been declared as the Faiz Centenary year. Hundreds of events will be taking place throughout the world. The Faiz Centenary National Organising Committee in Britain is organising events in over ten cities.

The Manchester Co-ordination Committee is organising an event in the city to pay our tribute to Faiz Ahmed Faiz, one the most prominent poet from Pakistan. In addition to colossal contributions to poetry, Faiz also played an important role in journalism and trade union movement.

We have invited prominent poets, journalists and political activists to share their thoughts. Faiz remains a symbol for all of us in our struggle for peace, democracy and social justice.

We cordially invite all peace-loving and progressive people to attend the event
SATURDAY, 5 MARCH 2011
3.00 P.M.
PAKISTANI COMMUNITY CENTRE
612A STOCKPORT ROAD, LONGSIGHT

MANCHESTER M13 0RQ

Invited poets and speakers
Bill Greenshields
Chairman Communist Party of Brittan, Former President, National Union of Teachers; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Avtar Sadiq
Vice President, Indian Workers Association UK, European representative CPI(M); Patron NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Mohammad Ajeeb
Former Lord Mayor, Bradford Council; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Mushtaq Lasherie
President, Third World Solidarity UK; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Professor Nazir Tabassum
Patron NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK; Co-ordinator South Asian Peoples Forum UK
Basir Kazmi
Prominent Urdu poet, Manchester; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Asha Amirali
Information Secretary, Workers Party Pakistan
Sadaf Mirza
Writer & poet, Co-ordinator Faiz Centenary Denmark
Ahmed Nizami
Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK; President Overseas Pakistani Journalists Council UK
Nasar Malik
Writer & broadcaster, Faiz Centenary Denmark
Riaz Khokar
Progressive Poet & educationist, Manchester; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
A.R. Ansari
President, Bazm-e-Adab, Manchester; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Pervez Fateh
Secretary, NOC Faiz Centenary UK; Co-ordinator South Asian Peoples Forum UK
Abdul Quddus
Parobi Bengali Cultural Association, Leeds; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Ghulam Qadir Azad
Political activist and poet, Manchester; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Ghazal Ansari
Prominent Urdu Poet, Dewsbury
Anis Zaidi
Political activist, Manchester; Member NOC Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Ghazal Ansari
Prominent Urdu Poet, Dewsbury
Rasheed Saraba
Writer, Political Activitist; Member NOC & Co-ordinator New Castle Committee, Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK
Jamil Akhter
Writer & social worker, Cambridge; Member NOC & Co-ordinator Cambridge Committee, Faiz Centenary Celebrations UK

Light refreshment will be available.

For further information, contact the members of Manchester Co-ordination Committee:
Ahmed Nizami: 07894083659, AR Ansari: 0161 2242816, Anis Zaidi: 07813836331, Riaz Khokar: 07884302901, Ghulam Qadir Azad: 0161 4426836, Nadia Siddiqui: 0161 2255111, Mohsin Zulfiqar: 07540829564, Pervez Fateh: 07958541672

www.faizcentenary.org
info@faizcentenary.org

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189. Invitation, Slide Lecture by Professor B N Goswamy, Chandigarh India, Feb 4/11

Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
cordially invites you to
a slide lecture
From Passion to Serenity
The World of the Indian Painter
By Professor B. N. Goswamy
at the Auditorium
Government Museum and Art Gallery
Sector 10 C, Chandigarh, India
February 4, 2011 at 5.30 pm
Kindly take your seats by 5.15 pm
Diwan Manna
Chairman

Receiving and making phone calls during the event is prohibited

Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
State Library, Sector 34 A
Chandigarh 160 022, India
Tel: +91 (0) 172 2620448
E: clka@lalitkalachandigarh.com, chandigarhlka@gmail.com
W: www.lalitkalachandigarh.com

B.N.Goswamy, distinguished art historian, is Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Panjab University, Chandigarh. His work covers a wide range and is regarded, especially in the area of Indian painting, as having influenced much thinking. He has been the recipient of many honours, including the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship, the Rietberg Award for Outstanding Research in Art History, the Padma Shri (1998) and the Padma Bhushan (2008) from the President of India. Professor Goswamy has taught, as Visiting Professor, at several universities across the world, among them the Universities of Pennsylvania, Heidelberg, California (at Berkeley and Los Angeles), Texas (at Austin), Zurich, and the ETH (Federal University) at Zurich. He has also been responsible for major exhibitions of Indian art at Paris, San Francisco, Zurich, San Diego, New York, Frankfurt, and New Delhi.

Among his many publications are: Pahari Painting: The Family as the Basis of Style (Marg, Bombay,1968); Painters at the Sikh Court (Wiesbaden, 1975), Essence of Indian Art (San Francisco, 1986); Wonders of a Golden Age: Painting at the Court of the Great Mughals (with E. Fischer, Zurich, 1987); Pahari Masters: Court Painters of Northern India (with E. Fischer; Zurich, 1992); Indian Costumes in the Collection of the Calico Museum of Textiles (Ahmedabad, 1993); Painted Visions: The Goenka Collection of Indian Paintings (New Delhi, 1999); Piety and Splendour: Sikh Heritage in Art (New Delhi, 2000); Domains of Wonder: Selected Masterworks of Indian Painting from the Edwin Binney Collection (with Caron Smith; San Diego, 2005); I See No Stranger: Early Sikh Art and Devotion (with Caron Smith; New York, 2006); The Word is Sacred; Sacred is The Word: The Indian Manuscript Tradition (New Delhi, 2006), and Indian Paintings in the Sarabhai Foundation (Ahmedabad, 2010).
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185. ‘Hashtnagar – A Song of Another World…’ a film by Ammar Aziz, lahore Jan 26-30/11
Time: Jan 26 at 3:00pm – January 30 at 5:00pm
Location: NCA Auditorium, Lahore
I sing a song of another world… descended from another sky…‘ (Rahman Baba)
This documentary is about the social and cultural liberation of Hashtnagar, a little known area in the middle of politically disturbed tribal areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Their liberation is the outcome of militant class struggle of many decades which is reflected in the daily life of common people and in different art forms. The peasants and workers continue to live in liberation and their daily life is like a celebration of Socialism.

The screenings begin from 27th January till 30th January, daily at National College of Arts, Lahore.
More info: 0323-9222808
Directed by: Ammar Aziz
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184. ‘MaaNboli’ A film by Rawal Varraich, Lahore Jan 26-31/11

Venue: NCA Auditorium
Date: 26 – 31 January
Time: 9am to 3pm
This documentary film on Punjabi maaNboli has been created by a young student of National College of Arts (NCA) who has earned distinction for this project.
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183. Condolence Reference to pay homage to Minhaj Barna‏, London UK, Jan 26/11
Pakistan Journalists Association UK is holding condolence reference to pay homage to the great Trade Unionist and icon of progressive journalism Comrade Minhaj Baran. Program is as follows:
Date
Wednesday, the 26 January 2011
Time
6.45pm
Venue
Graymound Room
Port Klaus, House of Commons, London.
Open invitation to all friends and comrades
From Abbas Malik
President, Pakistani Journalists Association UK.
Best regards
Pervez Fateh
Secretary – Faiz Centenary Celebrations
National Organising Committee UK
www.faizcentenary.org
Cell: +44 (0)795 854 1672
E-mail: pervezf@yahoo.com
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182. FAIZ AHMED FAIZ CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS, Birmingham UK, June 11/11
Saturday, June 11
1:30pm – 10:00pm
FRIENDS HOUSE
EUSTON ROAD, LONDON NW1 2BJ

Created By
Bharat Bhushan

ORGANISED BY FAIZ CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS COMMITTEE 2011 (UK)
EMAIL : fcccuk2011@gmail.com
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181. Screening of ‘The Unbearable Lightness Of Being’ by Kundera, Lahore Jan 28/11
Friday, January 28
7:00pm – 10:00pm
SAFMA
177 A Shadmaan 2, Lahore, Pakistan

Created By
Lahore Film and Literary Club, Maryam Zulfiqar Khan

The Unbearable Lightness of Being is a 1988 American film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Milan Kundera, published in 1984. Director Philip Kaufman and screenplay writer Jean-Claude Carrière show Czechoslovak artistic and intellectual life during the Prague Spring of the Communist period, before the Soviet and Warsaw Pact invasion in August 1968, and detail the moral–political effects and personal consequences upon a bohemian ménage à trois: a medical doctor and his two women.

Hope to see all LFLC members and some new ones at SAFMA (177 A Shadmaan 2)

Become a member today for Rs. 500/year for students or Rs. 1000/year general or watch the movie for Rs. 100 only!
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180. ‘Chanting Denied Shores’ by Tariq Malik, Surrey Book Launch, Jan 23/11
You are cordially invited to join the launch of ‘Chanting Denied Shores’, A new book by our respected scholarly friend, Mr. Tariq Malik. Chanting Denied Shores is a historical novel spanning seven years (1914 – 1921) in the lives of four characters of the Komagata Maru tragedy. As we all know that the incident of Komagata Maru belongs to a racist and biased past that Canadians have not left far behind. The Vessel arrived in Vancouver on May 23, 1914 with 376 passengers on board who remained on the ship for two months until July 23, 1914.

In freedom movements around the world and particularly in India, the Komagata Maru represents the Indian people’s struggle for independence from the British Empire.

The Book Launch event details
Sunday 23rd January, 2011
At 1.30 pm
Strawberry Hill Library
7399 – 122nd Street Surrey, BC

Author website: www.tariqmalik.net
Author interview (Jan-2011): http://www.bookclubbuddy.com/
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179. India Art Summit 2011, Sidharth, India 21- 23 Jan/11
Indian Art Summit – 2011 (21- 23 January 2011 )
at Pragati Maidan Hall No – 18 Gate no – 8
Stall No – C22
11 A.M. To 7 P.M.
Gallery Ganesha
Warm Regards & New Year Greetings
Sidharth
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178. Pakistan Day 2011, Surrey Canada, March 25/11

Time
Friday, March 25 · 6:30pm – 11:00pm
Location
City of Surrey
Created By
Naveed Waraich
More Info
Program: Pakistan Day 2011
Venue: THE ROYAL KING PALACE SURREY
By: PCCA
Time: 0630 PM, Date: Friday March 25th 2011

Don’t miss our big event where you will experience live performances, dress show, kids tablo performances about Pakistan, live band, delicious food, the PCCA community awards and much much more. Please mark your calenders and enjoy this event with your family.

For booking the tickets and sponsor our event contact us 1-877-401-7222 we will advertise your business on our big screens sponsor promotions. Help us to make this event a great success.

We will be posting more information as we get more close to our big event.
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177. Kiran Ahluwalia with the Rhythm of Rajasthan – CD Release Concert, Toronto Jan 22/11

Time
Saturday, January 22 · 8:00pm – 10:30pm
Location
Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music
273 Bloor St West, oronto, ON
Created By
Kiran Ahluwalia
More Info
Box Office: 416.408.0208
Buy tickets online: http://tinyurl.com/3x8k9ha

Juno-winner Kiran Ahluwalia collaborates with desert musicians on CD and in concert
Kiran Ahluwalia launches a cross Canada tour in support of her new CD, aam zameen : common ground. Although the Sahara desert is thousands of miles from Kiran’s home terrain and they share no physical common ground, in the past year, she has created a unique musical territory enjoining the two.

Having previously merged her music with sounds as diverse as Portuguese fado and Celtic fiddle, Kiran embraced her love of Saharan desert blues and collaborated on the new album with two Tuareg groups from West Africa; the legendary Tinariwen and fellow tribesmen Terakaft. In January 2011 she will tour across the country, introducing the new music to Canadian audiences and collaborating with musicians from another desert tradition – the renowned “Rhythm of Rajasthan” from the desert of Northern India.

In describing the inspiration that drives her forward, Kiran notes: “When you take two styles of music and merge them together – then you are really trying to develop a hybrid genre. You’re doing something with no clear blueprints to help you. It’s scary but it’s also incredibly invigorating when you find those connections between things that didn’t seem to connect before. Those moments of discovery are nothing short of sublime. It’s really the essence of everything for me, musically.”

These special shows will feature the two ensembles performing both separately and together, creating a unique evening of entertainment both ancient and contemporary. Don’t miss this chance to spend an evening taking in the sights and sounds of India and beyond, with the music of Kiran Ahluwalia and her ensemble, with Rhythm of Rajasthan.

“Her crystal clear voice arched superbly above rhythms that coursed through the audience…an evening of fascinating, newly revealed music.” Los Angeles Times

“She has a voice destined to enchant more than one generation.” fRoots

“Austerely lovely.” Washington Post

“A powerful woman who has a depth of character in her wonderfully pliable, expressive voice.” The Observer UK

FULL CANADIAN TOUR: http://tinyurl.com/26u7z22

www.KiranMusic.com
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176. Screening of: 127 Hours by Maryam Zulfiqar Khan, Lahore Jan 21/11

Time
Friday, January 21 · 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location
SAFMA 177A, Shaadman 2, Lahore, Pakistan
Created By
Lahore Film and Literary Club, Maryam Zulfiqar Khan
More Info
‘127 Hours’ is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet?
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175. Dara, Ajoka Theatre Pakistan performing in India, Jan 21-27/2011

AJOKA THEATRE to perform in INDIA
From Jan. 21st – 27th 2011
Good news for Indian friends
Ajoka theatre will be performing its popular play
Dara
In Dehli Jan. 21st at Kamani
In Lukhnow Jan. 24th
In Jaipur Jan. 27th
Dara: An Introduction
A play on the life and times of Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh
Ajoka’s new play “Dara” is about the less-known but extremely dramatic and moving story of Dara Shikoh, eldest son of Emperor Shahjahan, who was imprisoned and executed by his younger brother Aurangzeb. Dara was not only a crown prince but also a poet, a painter and a Sufi. He wanted to build on the vision of Akbar the Great and bring the ruling Muslim elite closer to the local religions. His search for the Truth and shared teachings of all major religions is reflected in his scholarly works such as Sakeena-tul-Aulia, Safina-tul-Aulia and Majma-ul-Bahrain. The play also explores the existential conflict between Dara the crown prince, and Dara the Sufi and the poet.
Dara’s period was a period when the Mughal Empire was at its zenith, both militarily and culturally. Aurangzeb was a warrior par excellence and a Machiavellian ruler, His sister Jahan Ara was a noted intellectual and mystic. Dara’s spiritual mentor Sarmad, the naked Sufi, was an outstanding Persian poet. Mian Mir and Guru Har Rai also lived in the era and had blessed Dara’s quest for truth and redemption.
The violent and devastating struggle between brothers Dara and Aurangzeb, the decisive role played by their sisters Jahan Ara and Roshan Ara, the spiritual challenge posed by the naked sufi Sarmad to the authority of the muftis and qazis of the Empire and the growing discontent among the masses are elements which make “Dara” a gripping and powerful play. And of course like all Ajoka’s plays DARA has a very relevant message for our contemporary times.
Dara has been written and directed by Shahid Nadeem and includes live qawwalis and songs based on the lyrics of Amir Khusrau, Sarmad, Bhagat Kabir and Dara Shikoh.
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174. ‘From Passion to Serenity’, Slide Lecture by Professor B N Goswamy, Chandigarh India, Feb 4/2011

Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
cordially invites you to
a slide lecture
From Passion to Serenity
The World of the Indian Painter

By
Professor B. N. Goswamy
At the Auditorium
Government Museum and Art Gallery
Sector 10 C, Chandigarh, India
February 4, 2011, at 5.30 pm
Kindly take your seats by 5.15 pm
Diwan Manna
Chairman
Receiving and making phone calls during the event is prohibited
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
State Library, Sector 34 A
Chandigarh 160 022, India
Tel: +91 (0) 172 2620448
E: clka@lalitkalachandigarh.com
And: chandigarhlka@gmail.com
W: www.lalitkalachandigarh.com

B.N.Goswamy, distinguished art historian, is Professor Emeritus of Art History at the Panjab University, Chandigarh. His work covers a wide range and is regarded, especially in the area of Indian painting, as having influenced much thinking. He has been the recipient of many honours, including the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship, the Rietberg Award for Outstanding Research in Art History, the Padma Shri (1998) and the Padma Bhushan (2008) from the President of India.

Professor Goswamy has taught, as Visiting Professor, at several universities across the world, among them the Universities of Pennsylvania, Heidelberg, California (at Berkeley and Los Angeles), Texas (at Austin), Zurich, and the ETH (Federal University) at Zurich. He has also been responsible for major exhibitions of Indian art at Paris, San Francisco, Zurich, San Diego, New York, Frankfurt, and New Delhi.

Among his many publications are: Pahari Painting: The Family as the Basis of Style (Marg, Bombay,1968); Painters at the Sikh Court (Wiesbaden, 1975), Essence of Indian Art (San Francisco, 1986); Wonders of a Golden Age: Painting at the Court of the Great Mughals (with E. Fischer, Zurich, 1987); Pahari Masters: Court Painters of Northern India (with E. Fischer; Zurich, 1992); Indian Costumes in the Collection of the Calico Museum of Textiles (Ahmedabad, 1993); Painted Visions: The Goenka Collection of Indian Paintings (New Delhi, 1999); Piety and Splendour: Sikh Heritage in Art (New Delhi, 2000); Domains of Wonder: Selected Masterworks of Indian Painting from the Edwin Binney Collection (with Caron Smith; San Diego, 2005); I See No Stranger: Early Sikh Art and Devotion (with Caron Smith; New York, 2006); The Word is Sacred; Sacred is The Word: The Indian Manuscript Tradition (New Delhi, 2006), and Indian Paintings in the Sarabhai Foundation (Ahmedabad, 2010).
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173.
An evening of poetry with Mazhar Tirmazi, Lahore, Jan 14/2011
Lahore Film and Literary Club and Punjabi Literary Circle
invites you to an evening of poetry with
Mazhar Tirmazi
British Punjabi poet Mazhar Tirmazi is a distinct voice in modern Punjabi literature as he explores the theme of separation from the homeland with persistence, and in all its manifestations till it evolves into a constant longing for the lost/unattainable.

Author of four collections of poetry, Tirmazi’s work is a part of the curriculum in Punjabi language courses at Chandigargh University; his play on partition titled ‘A Lifetime on Tiptoes – Healing the Wounds of Partition’ has been performed/read in English, Wellish and Punjabi in India, Pakistan and UK. He is a recipient of the British parliamentary award ‘Punjabis in Britain’ that recognizes poetic acumen, linguistic ability and promotion of Punjabi culture. Tirmazi is the author of a beautiful and popular song ‘UmraN LangiaN PabaN Bhaar’ (a lifetime on tiptoes).

Tirmazi’s poetry also features in Kings College anthology ‘Mother Tongues’, and in a collection of underground poems titled ‘Waiting Room’.
(Source: https://uddari.wordpress.com/punjabi-writers/#TIRMAZI)

Date: 13 January 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Venue: South Asian Media Centre, 77-A Shadman II, Lahore
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170. 2011 Calendar honoring Comrade Darshan Singh Canadian, Surrey BC, Dec 19/2010
The Indo Canadian Workers’ Association is going to release its new year’s calendar in partnership with Radio India this month.
The calendar for year 2011 will be dedicated to
The 25th martyrdom of Comrade Darshan Singh Canadian
(who was shot dead by the terrorists in Punjab on September 25, 1986)

The unveiling ceremony of the calendar will be held
On December 19, 2010
At Strawberry Hill Public Library
(7399 122 Street in Surrey)
From 1 pm to 5 pm

We are pleased to invite you on this occasion.
Thanks,
Gurpreet Singh
Talk-show-host
Radio India, Surrey BC
Phone: 778-862-2454
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169. Screening of AJAY BHARDWAJ’S Punjabi Films ‘Kitte Mil Ve Mahi’ & ‘Rabba Hun Kee Kariye?’, Surrey Canada, Nov 26/2010
THE DEPARTMENT OF MODERN LANGUAGES
Proudly Presents Internationally Acclaimed Filmmaker
AJAY BHARDWAJ’S Films
‘Kitte Mil Ve Mahi’ (‘Where the Twain Shall Meet’ on Sufi & Dalit cultures in contemporary Punjab)
And
‘Rabba Hun Kee Kariye?’ (‘O’Divine One! Tell Me, What Shall I Do Now?’ on Partition)
On 6:00 PM
November 26, 2010
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Surrey Campus
12666-72nd Ave Conference Centre
(Cedar Building)

THIS FREE EVENT IS OPEN TO ALL

For more information please call
Ranbir 778-834-9520
Or
Parvinder 778-838-1121
Email
ranbir.johal@kwantlen.ca
parvinder.dhariwal@kwantlen.ca
Download Punjabi
Download English in Word
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168. Galileo, a performance, Karachi Pakistan, November 1/2010
The selected parts of the play Galileo will be performed at
Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi
November 1st, 2010
7.00pm.
The ceremony is organized by friends of Mansoor Saeed seasoned artist, intellectual and activist.
On this occasion the urdu translation of “Life of Galileo” by Mansoor Saeed will also be launched.
Areb Azhar will open the ceremony with his song.
More information:
saeedsania@gmail.com
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167. The 2nd anniversary of BC Poet Zahid Laeeq, Surrey, Oct 31/2010
Multilingual Mushaira Kavi Durbar
Dedicated to Zahid Laeeq
31 October 2010
1:00- 4:00PM
At Progressive Community Centre
Unit #126 -7536, 130 Street, Surrey

Urdu poet Late Janab Zahid Laeeq, Chief Editor of International Multilingual SHAHPARA Canada passed away on 31 October 2008. Zahid Laeeq was the founder of Multilingual SHAHPARA monthly literary magazine and it was his passion of life. He started it within a year after coming to Canada in 2000. When he launched it first time it was in Urdu/Shahmukhi but within a year he made it multilingual – Urdu/Shahmukhi, Punjabi/Gurmukhi, Hindi/Devnagri and English/Roman. He wanted to see SHAHPARA as a shining star in Canada’s multicultural and multilingual mosaic.
Zahid Laeeq was a fine and sensitive mystic poet of Urdu and won hearts of Urdu/Punjabi/Hindi audience by singing his gazals in his golden voice. His poetry mostly gazals sound mystic-romantic dedications to some higher spirituality. He was a kind and carefree mystic ‘darwesh’ wherever he went wherever he read his poetry he touched the hearts of many. Whosoever is familiar with his poetry they know Zahid Laeeq used to be the life of every mushehra/kavidarbar in the Lower Mainland, and his absence is felt deeply each time by his admirers.
Zahid Laeeq’s publications include three books of poetry – “Ziaey Hira”, “Akas Barmala” in Shahmukhi and “Aaks Barmala” in Gurmukhi (2007) was awarded with “Certificates of Congratulation” by Honourable MLA Dave Hayer on behalf of Provincial government for the contribution and dedication to Urdu-Punjabi literature in Canada.

Please join us to pay our respect and homage to the Poet of our times. For more information, Contact:
Daljeet Kalyanpuri
President, Canadian Punjabi Cultural Association, Surrey
604-583-4658
Surjeet Kalsey
Coordinator, Punjabi Sahit Sabha, Abbotsford
604-526-2342
Nirmal Singh Nannar
Indo-Canadian Seniors Society, Surrey
604-590-3863
View this information in PDF
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166. Poetry of Bullah Shah, Punjabi Literary Circle, Lahore, Oct 21/2010
Lahore Film and Literary Club (LFLC)
invites you to the next meeting of Punjabi Literary Circle (PLC)
Due to numerous requests by the participants, we will continue to read and sing the poetry of Bullah Shah for the next four meetings.
Copies of selected portions of his poetry will be available for everyone.
Zubair Ahmad will moderate the session.
Discussion will be accompanied by music and singing

These sessions have been designed to allow people with little knowledge of Punjabi to understand the poetry and participate in the discussion.
Students are strongly recommended to join in.

Date: 21 October 2010 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Venue: South Asian Media Centre

Note: The meetings of Punjabi Literary Circle are held on first and third Thursday of every month. The PLC team requests all participants to come on time. Thank you

More information:
Zubair Ahmad
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165. International Punjabi Haiku Conference‏, Patiala, Nov 8/2010
‘Punjabi Haiku Forum’, a group of budding Punjabi Haiku poets, with cooperation from Punjabi Department of Punjabi University is organizing the
‘First International Punjabi Haiku Conference’
On 8th November 2010
From 10:30 AM to 5 PM
At Punjabi University, Patiala
You are requested to participate in this historic event and grace the occasion.

With Regards
Amarjit S. Sathi Tiwana
http://haikupunjabi.wordpress.com
More information:
Phone Canada: 613-440-0224
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164. FIlms by Ajay Bhardwaj on Islam in Punjab, UBC Campus, Vancouver BC, October 18-21/2010
October 18
FIlms by Ajay Bhardwaj on Islam in Punjab, Laserre 102, 6-9 p.m.
Kitte Mile Ve Mahi (“Where the Twain Shall Meet”) on Sufi and Dalit cultures in contemporary Punjab
&
Rabba Hun Kee Kariye (“O Divine One! Tell Me, What Shall I Do Now?”) on the Partition of Punjab
Followed by discussion with the filmmaker
October 19
Lecture by Ken Bryant, 11-12:20 in UBC Asian Centre Auditorium (will be attended by students in ASIA 258, “Religion in South Asia” class, and open to the public)
Additional films by Ajay Bhardwaj, Oct 19, 12:30-3 in UBC Asian Centre Auditorium (the filmmaker will be available for discussion.)
Co-sponsored by the Centre for India and South Asia Research.
October 21
Lecture by Regula Qureshi, University of Alberta, on Performance Traditions in South Asian Islam, Room 604, UBC Asian Centre
More information
Anne Murphy
annemurphy2@hotmail.com
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163. Mir Mukhtiar Ali and troupe, UBC Campus, Vancouver BC, Oct 16-17/2010
You are cordially invited to attend the performances by
Mir Mukhtiar Ali and troupe
Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC Campus
October 16 (7:30 pm.) &
October 17 (3 p.m.)
$15 general admission, $10 students. Special: $5 for UBC students
Available through the Department of Asian Studies, 1871 West Mall, UBC Asian Centre.

All proceeds go to Pakistani flood relief.

Mukthiar Ali represents the 26th generation in a family of Mirasi or traditionally nomadic singers of Rajasthan. He sings a wide range of devotional music, including Kabir, Mira, and Brahmanand, and a range of Sufi (Islamic mystical) poets such as Bulle Shah, Baba Sheikh Farid, Amir Khusro and others.

Tickets to the performances are available by phone or in person at
Banyen Books and Sound, 3608 West 4th Avenue: 604-737-8858 (tickets purchased by phone can be picked up at the store or at the event)
and
Kamal’s Video Palace, Surrey: 604-592-9777.

Also available in person through the Department of Asian Studies, UBC, and at the following locations: Guru Bazaar, 6529 Main Street (604-327-4422) or Rokko Saris and Fabrics at 6201 Fraser Street, or through the community music organization, ALANKAR.

For more information re: the performers, see:
http://www.mirmukhtiyarali.com
Sample tracks:
http://www.myspace.com/mirmukhtiyarali
http://www.youtube.com/user/mukhtiyarali
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162. Course on South World and Indigenous perspectives on community development, Vancouver BC, Oct-Nov/‏ 2010
A course at Langara College for anyone who is interested in learning about philosophies and practices of social transformation, activism, self-reliance and so forth–emanating from the Global South and Indigenous peoples.
Using Ghandianism as a starting point we will explore revolutionary and transformative social movements, non-intervention, community/national development that is guided by
communities themselves and more.
When: 6 Tuesday evenings, starting Oct 12, from 6:30-9:30pm
Taught by: Farah Shroff, PhD (email: fms@ece.ubc.ca
Where: Langara College
For more information and to register:
http://www.langara.bc.ca/social-cultural/community-development/courses.html#CDVL1103
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161. An Evening of Celebration for Author Ashfaq Hussain, Oct 17/2010
Renowned writer and poet Ashfaq Hussian was honored with life-time achievement award “Pride of Performance in literature” from Government of Pakistan for his services for promotion of Urdu literature in North America.

We cordially invite you to join us celebrating this occasion at
Quality Restaurant
3085 Hurantario St. Mississauga
ON L5A 4E6,
On Sunday, October 17th, 2010
At 6:30 P.M

The event will be marked with discussion on life and works of Ashfaq Hussain, followed by Dinner.
Writers, poets, intellectual and community activists will participate.
Please confirm your attendance before Friday October 8th.

For more information and reservation contact
Hamid Bashani
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public
1325 Eglinton Ave East Suite 209
Mississauga, ON, Canada. L4W4L9
TeL:905-212-9880 Fax 905-212-9887
Email: bashani2000@yahoo.com
Website: www.hamidlawoffice.com
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160. National Printmaking Portfolio, Vadodara India, Oct 11/2010

inauguration
MONDAY, 11 OCTOBER 2010
5.30 PM ONWARDS
show
12 to 14 october 2010
11 am – 8 pm
venue
Exhibition Hall, Faculty of Fine Arts
MS University, Vadodara – 395 002
Participants
Ajit seal, anupam sud, amit ambalal, anandamoy banerjee, Arpana caur, atin basak, chippa sudhakar, asim pal, avijit roy, Dattatraye apte, dln reddy, dileep sharma, haku shah, Hanuman kambli, jayant gajera, jai zharotia, jayanti rabadia, jayesh shukla, jogen chowdhary, jeram patel, jyoti bhatt, kavita nayar, kg subramanyan, kavita shah, kr subanna, naina dalal, pd dhumal, nirmalendu das, pinaki barua, Rajan fulari, rini dhumal
ramendranath kastha, Salil shahani, sushanta guha, sanat kar, uttam kr basak, Vijay bagodi, vrundavan solanki, vilas shinde, walter d’souza, yogesh rawal,
Curators
Uttam Kr Basak,
Jayanti Rabadia

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159. National Art Week of New Media, Chandigarh, India, Sept 21-26/2010

Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (National Academy of Art)
In collaboration with
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi, (State Academy of Art)
Cordially invite you to
The inauguration on September 21, 2010 of
National Art Week of New Media
Chandigarh, September 21 to 26 ,2010
Shri Pradip Mehra, dviser to the Administrator, Chandigarh U.T.
Will be the Chief Guest
Bharti Kher
Will deliver a lecture with slide show
6 days of art
Lectures-slide shows, panel discusssion and exhibition of art works from the collection of Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
Lectures and Slide Shows
Bharti Kher: 21 September
Sudarshan Shetty: 22 September
Thukral & Tagra: 23 September
Raqs Media Collective: 24 September
Dr. Alka Pande: 25 September
Panel Discussion
September 26
Dr. Alka Pande
Dr. Awadhesh Misra
Rahul Bhattacharya
Dr. Rajesh Kumar Vyas
Sheba Chhachhi
Vibha Galhotra
Venue: Government Museum & Art Gallery, Sector 10 C, Chandigarh, India
At 5. 30 pm daily
Exhibition of Art Works
Opening on 21st September after the inauguration of the event at 5.30 pm
open daily from September 22 to 26 between 10 am and 7 pm
Kindly be seated by 5.15 pm
kindly do not use mobile phones
Diwan Manna
Chairman, Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
lka@lalitkala.gov.in
chandigarhlka@gmail.com www.lalitkalachandigarh.com
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158. Pakistan Flood Relief Fund Raising Dinner and Variety Performances, Los Angeles, USA, Sept 18/2010

Saturday, September 18th, 2010
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 W. Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

Cover Charge: $50
Buy Tickets Online http://lafloodrelief.blogspot.com
Or Call Saghir 8189176910

Delicious Dinner
variety of Gala Performances (Music, Comedy, and Dance)
DJ Le Mast Mast
Camille Solari (Comedian and Film Director)
Du Kirplani (Comedian)
Mujahid Kamal Khan (UK) (Musician)

Several Giveaway Prizes
Deluxe Raffle Contests

Organized by Sindhi Association of North America (SANA)
A 501c(3) organization.

Sponsored by
South Asia Forum
DJ Le Mast Mast (http://lemastmast.com)
World Sindhi Congress
YoungSindhiAdults.org
BBQ Tonite of Hawthorne, CA
JoshDesign.com

100% of benefits and donations will be transferred to grass-root organizations working on rescue, relief and rehabilitation of flood affected in Pakistan.

Download Flyer in PDF
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157. Revelation: an exhibition of paintings by Hemraj, Mumbai, Sept 20/2010

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156. Swa Dhatri, an exhibition of paintings by B A Reddy, Hyderabad India, Sept 4-18/2010

Preview on 04th September 2010 at 6:00PM
Show on till 18th September 2010
Timings: 11.00 am to 7.00 pm
View show online www.alankritha.com
Thanks and Regards,
Prashanthi Goel,
Residence Inn,
Lane Opp. Madhapur Police Station,
Kavuri Hills, Jubilee Hills,
Hyderabad – 500 033. A.P. India.
Ph: +91-40-23113709 / 40207171
email: alankritha.art@gmail.com

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155. Blue Moon Reading Series, Abbotsford, Sept 7/2010
To celebrate the International Literacy Day
The Blue Moon Reading Series
Featured Poet
Surjeet Kalsey
Poet, dramatist and short fiction writer
And
MSA Poets Potpourri
September 7, 2010
6:30 – 8:30PM
Clearbrook Library
32320 George Ferguson Way
Abbotsford
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GENDA INDEPENDENCE WALK, Delhi, August 15/2010

A Walk to the Flower Markets of Delhi
The city of flowers is giving way to the city of flyovers!
The walk will take you to the 3 main flower markets of Delhi:
• Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place
• Fatehpuri, Chandni Chowk
• Mehrauli

The Government of Delhi, in an extremely myopic vein is relocating these to one singular
flower market in Ghazipur. Each of the three flower markets is beautiful in that they have a distinct and unique character, which will be lost.

Venue: Starting Point, Alliance Francaise De Delhi at 6 am
Date: Sunday, 15 August 2010
Time: 6 am to 11 am
Entry details: Donor Pass Rs.500
Dress code: Indian Flag Tricolour: White, Saffron, Green.

INDEPENDENCE DAY TIRANGA PHOOL AND GENDA KITE FLYING PICNIC
Reclaim public space on Independence Day. We start the day early with a Genda Independence Walk to the flower markets of Delhi. We then gather to fly Tiranga Kites with Genda prints at 11 am. Let tiranga floral jewellery galore while we enjoy a picnic with food and fun.

Venue: LODHI GARDENS, New Delhi
Meeting Point (Alliance Francaise De Delhi) at 11am
Date: Sunday, 15 August 2010
Time: 11am to 3pm

Entry details: Open to all. Buy your kites, food, genda phool and tiranga floral jewellery from AFD.
Dress code : Indian Flag Tricolor: White, Saffron, Green.
The Monsoon Festival 5
Conceived, Curated and Presented by Red Earth

Festival Partners:
Alliance Francaise de Delhi
LATITUDE 28
Exhibit 320
Manushi
Chintan
Take on Art Magazine
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Kalpavriksha – Tree Of Life, An exhibhition of paintings and sculptures by 15 artists, Hyderabad India, Aug 2-13/2010

Curated by Dr.Avani Rao Gandra
At ICONART Gallery
Kalpavriksha – Tree Of Life
An exhibhition of paintings and sculptures by 15 artists

Preview
On August 2nd 6.30 On till August 13th, 2010
View
Online at www.iconart.in

Artists
Aasha Radhika, Akhilesh Kumar, Ananthram Goud, Anuradha Nalapat, Avani Rao Gandra, Bhaskar.J, Giridhar Goud, Kusum Viswanath, Maredu Ramu, Ranjita chakraborty, Saraswathi L., Sarla Chandra, Shailesh B.O, Shiva Rama Chari, Venkatesh. J,

RSVP
Dr.Avani Rao Gandra
artist/writer/curator/director
ICONART Gallery
1672 S.B.I bldg 3rd floor
Rd No 12, Banjara Hills
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
India 500034
www.iconart.in
ph 9849968797
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152. ‘Rhythmic Remembrance’, A free Music & Dance Festival-2010′, July 31/2010

Amarjeet Singh and Naad – Centre for Performing & Visual Arts, invites you to
“A Rhythmic Remembrance” – A free Music & Dance Festival-2010
When: Saturday July 31, 2010, 6:00pm
Where: Surrey Arts Center, 13750, 88 Ave Surrey BC
Program:
Tabla Ensemble by students of Naad
BharatNatyam classical dance by Mrs. Sudnya Mulye
Flute recital by Pandit Deepak Ram Ji (Senior disciple of great flute player Pt. Hari Prasad Chaurasia), Tabla ccompanyment by Amarjit Singh

You all are cordially invited, please come with your family and friends. As it is not a ticketed show, you can get entrance ticket/pass (free) at the door on ‘first come first serve’ basis. Seats are limited so please come early.
RSVP:
Amarjit Singh
778-883-2627

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151. Leonardo’s Universe by Professor Bulent Atalay, Chandigarh July 16/2010

Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
(State Academy of Art)
cordially invites you to a lecture and slide show
Leonardo’s Universe
By Professor Bulent Atalay
Author of ‘Math and the Mona Lisa’ and ‘Leonardo’s Universe’

At Auditorium, Government Museum & Art Gallery Sector 10 C, Chandigarh, India
On 16 July 2010 at 5.30 pm
Please be seated by 5.15 pm
Making and receiving phone calls strictly prohibited
Diwan Manna
Chairman, Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
State Library, Sector 34A, Chandigarh 160015, India
clka@lalitkalachandigarh.com
www.lalitkalachandigarh.com

Bulent Atalay
Bulent Atalay is the author of the best selling book ‘Math and the Mona Lisa’, (Smithsonian Books 2004), which has appeared in a dozen languages. His new book, ‘Leonardo’s Universe: The Renaissance World of Leonardo da Vinci’ (National Geographic Books 2009) co-authored with Keith Wamsley has been declared one of ‘Ten Must-Have Books for the Year’ by Britannica. Atalay has been characterized as true ‘Renaissance Man – an artist, archaeologist and scientist’ by The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, NPR, PBS and Wikipedia. Atalay received his early education at Eton in England and St. Andrew’s School in Delaware. His advanced education includes BS, MS, MA, PhD and postdoctoral studies, completed at Georgetown, Princeton, University of California-Berkeley, and Oxford University. A professor of physics at Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia, he has previously been a member of the Department of Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford, as well as a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.
In art, Atalay has had one-man exhibitions in London and Washington, DC. His lithographs were published by Eton House in Lands of Washington: Impressions in Ink, 1972 and Oxford and the English Countryside: Impressions in Ink, 1974, both in limited editions and are no longer in print, but both books can be found in the permanent collections of Buckingham Palace, the White house and the Smithsonian.

A man whose very name is synonymous with genius, Leonardo da Vinci created some of the supreme masterworks of Western art, carried out cutting-edge scientific research, and dreamed of inventions that would not be built until centuries later. Bülent Atalay, offers a comprehensive look at Leonardo, his work, and his world. Himself both a scientist and artist, Atalay is uniquely qualified to offer a comprehensive overview of Leonardo, his art, scientific discoveries, and the many ways in which this enigmatic genius has influenced our world.
Bulent Atalay presents science through art, and art through science, and approaches the larger goal of achieving a synthesis of the two fields. He invokes the model of Leonardo – part-time artist, passionate scientist, consummate inventor. The qualities of timelessness and universality in Leonardo’s miraculous works speak eloquently for themselves. With Leonardo’s model providing the unifying thread, however, it becomes possible, first, to glimpse Leonardo’s restless intellect, that extraordinary psyche; second, to see whence the ideas for his works of art came; and ultimately to appreciate his art at a different level. What also emerges is a timeless message: Leonardo’s model can assist in bridging the cultural divide prevailing in our age of specialization, and it can help make us all more creative.
Bulent’s lectures in physics have taken him around the world, including NASA, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, renowned museums the world over as have his enrichment and destination lectures on board cruise ships. On cruises his lecture topics have spanned art, archaeology and astrophysics.

Among the many astounding revelations in Leonardo’s Universe:
· Leonardo produced only a dozen paintings in his entire life, yet two of them are among the most famous works in the history of art.
· Not only was Leonardo left-handed, he wrote backwards in “mirror text” (most likely to avoid smearing the ink and snagging the point of his quill in the paper).
· Leonardo frequently used his fingers to mix colors on the surface of his paintings. His fingerprints are now on file with the FBI.
· Leonardo’s surpassing prescience is evident in his sketch-filled notebooks. He invented entire fields of science hundreds of years before they were reinvented by future scientists: geology, physics, aeronautics, hydrodynamics, meteorology, physiology…
· A century before Galileo, Leonardo recognized the parabolic trajectories of projectiles and the constant acceleration of falling bodies.
· 160 years before Newton invented the reflecting telescope (circa 1668), Leonardo designed it.
· Leonardo designed a tank, submarine, pontoon shoes, dredger, odometer, anemometer, hygrometer, and perhaps even a bicycle.
· With visions of human flight, he designed strap-on ornithopter wings, an aerial screw (foreshadowing the helicopter), and a parachute — 400 years before heavier-than-air human flight became a reality.
· Leonardo invented robotics a full five centuries before our age, when this technology has become an integral part of modern manufacturing.
· Prefiguring Darwin by 350 years, Leonardo made a statement recognizing the necessity of organisms to evolve in order to survive.
· He described hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) four hundred years before physicians at the University of Vienna Medical School identified the disease.
· Leonardo appears to have understood circulation of blood more than a century before William Harvey’s discovery of the phenomenon.
· Leonardo’s anatomical drawings are the best ever produced. Cardiac surgeon Francis Wells in Cambridge (UK) introduced a new technique in mitral valve repair inspired by Leonardo’s drawings of the human heart and his general methodology, and has successfully applied the technique on over 250 patients.
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150. Progressive Writers Conference, Bradford UK, July 31/2010
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Progressive Writers Association (PWA)
South Asian Peoples Forum, in collaboration with Progressive Writers Association, Indian Workers Association (GB) and Third World Solidarity cordially invites you to a public meeting to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Progressive Writers Association (PWA).

The PWA, established in 1935 in London, heralded a major literary movement against imperialism, colonial rule and for the democratic rights of South Asian people. The PWA played a critical role in mobilising the masses through literature. Most of the prominent writers in the sub-continent, such as Sajjad Zaheer, Sibte Hassan, Premchand, Minto, Faiz, Bedi, Amrita Preetam, Josh, Jalib, Faraz, to name a few, were in the forefront of our struggle.

The conference is to honour the heroic struggle of our writers, poets and artists who became the conscience of our people for many decades.

The conference is to re-launch the PWA to reaffirm our determination to continue the struggle for justice, equality and human rights.

Invited Speakers
Tony Benn
Prominent parliamentarian, leading campaigner for peace and justice and a brilliant speaker

4.30-7.00 p.m., Saturday, 31 July 2010
Khidmat Centre, 126 Ryan Street, off Manchester Road
Bradford BD5 7AS

The delegates to the conference include
Professor Nazir Tabassum, Mushtaq Lasharie, Abbas Malik, Avtar Sadiq, Mohammed Ajeeb, Marsha Singh MP, Cllr Ghazanfer Khaliq, F.D. Farooqi, Abdul Quddus, Zafar Tanveer, Dr Jahangir Akhter, Cllr Mohammad Shafiq, Cllr Ali Daalat, Gurnam Dhillon, Cllr Riaz Ahmed, Sarwan Zafar, Lala Younas, Shams Rehman, A.D. Anjum, Khawaja Waheed, Anis Zaidi, Khalid Saeed Qureshi, Fazal Mahmood, Cllr Nazam Azam, Cllr Abid Hussain, S.M. Khokhar, Mumtaz Awan, Dr Fabeh Hussein, Shams Rehman, Azhar Mahmood, Mukhtar Ahmed, Zafar Malik, Ahmad Nizami, Raza Ali, Munizeh Batool.

For further information
Pervez Fateh: 0795 8541672, info@sapfonline.org
Mohsin Zulfiqar: 0794 0829564, mohsinzulfiqar@hotmail.co.uk
Sarwan Singh: 0798 9062965, info@sapfonline.org

Equality, Fraternity, Social Justice
South Asian Peoples Forum UK
www.sapfonline.org
www.progressivewriters.org
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149. Mystic Rhythms of Punjab by tabla maestro Ustad Abdul Sattar Tari Khan, Surrey, July 17/2010
To acknowledge and pay tribute to a living legend, Virasat Foundation is proudly presenting Mystic Rhythms of Punjab – a tabla solo concert of the this world-renowned tabla maestro Ustad Abdul Sattar Tari Khan (www.taitabla.com)
At Surrey Arts Centre
On Saturday July 17th, 2010
At 7pm
He will be accompanied on sarangi by the world famous Pandit Ramesh Misra (www.rameshmisra.com)

In the South Asian music scenario, when it comes to percussionists originating from the sub-continent the name of Ustad Tari Khan is inseparable from Tabla. Born in 1953, Lahore Pakistan, Tari Khan hails from a family of musicians whose lineage can be traced back to Bhai Mardana. Tari Khan’s father was a classical vocalist and his early education in music was that of a singer. At six Tari was mesmerized by the tabla playing of Ustad Mian Shaukat Hussain. Over the next eight years, taking every opportunity to hear his idol on TV, in concert or on record, young Tari reached virtuoso level without a teacher—an amazing achievement.

At the end of those eight years, when Shaukat Hussain first heard the 14 year old Tari play, he was shocked: “You’re playing my style!” Then, after a long pause, “I can tell how much you love me. You can come, I will teach you.” So the Ustad became Tari’s guru.

“I was hungry to learn,” says Tari, “and Mian Shaukat was a great teacher with a very special sound, so beautiful, so effortless—it went straight to my heart. More than that, he was a genuinely kind and humble man. From him I learned humanity.”

At 14, Tari was already accompanying such internationally famous ghazal singers as Mehdi Hassan . By 16, he had revolutionized the art of ghazal accompaniment, regularly playing with most of the greats of that world. He had also developed a unique solo tabla style, composing several pieces that today every tabla player knows. Among them is “The Train,” a tabla tone poem evoking an old steam locomotive, and “World Kherwa,” a suite weaving together the different ways 4/4 rhythms (kherwa) are played on every continent.

Tickets are of ominal amount and can be purchased from:
Mr. Bhupinder Malhi of Virasat Foundation (604-765-3063)
Or
Surrey Arts Centre’s box office
Or
Kamal’s Video Palace, Surrey
Or
Surya Studio, Surrey
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148. Story Performances by Poonam Singh, Chandigarh, July 4/2010
Preet Lari and Writer’s Club Chandigarh have come together with the generous hospitality and support of literature loving proprietor of Uttam’s Restaurant Sector 46, to celebrate the 113th Birthday of a foundation cum pillar of Punjabi literature, Nanak Singh, whose birthday falls on 4th July.
Storyperformances by Poonam Singh, Storyteller and Editor of Preetlari

And to celebrate the life and work of a great woman story writer of Punjabi, Farkhanda Lodhi, who recently passed away in Pakistan where her family had gone to from Hoshiarpur district in undivided India.

Also, the great work and ability of perhaps the greatest living story writer today in South Asia, Mansha Yaad, living in Karachi will be showcased, time permitting.

Programme
3 stories 1 each of Nanak Singh, Farkhanda Lodhi and Mansha Yaad.
Venue: UTTAM’S Restaurant, Sector 46, Chandigarh.
Date: 4th July, Sunday
Time: 2pm to 4pm

Come let us celebrate good people and excellent work and also share a bite or two and help build better times.
RSVP
Dev Bhardwaj and Poonam Singh
preetlarhi@yahoo.com
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147. An evening of Folk Tales of Punjab by Saeed Bhutta, Lahore July 1/2010
Lahore Film and Literary Club (LFLC) invites you to the next meeting of Punjabi Literary Circle (PLC).
An evening of Folk Tales of Punjab as told by minstrels and bards
Special Guest: Professor Saeed Bhutta
Date: 1 July 2010 (Thursday)
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Venue: South Asian Media Centre
(177 A Shadman II, Lahore)
Professor Bhutta, folk lorist, collector and researcher, will retell the folk tales of Punjab as recorded by him.
Note: The meetings of Punjabi Literary Circle are held on first and third Thursday of every month.
More information:
Zubair Ahmed at lflc.pk@gmail.com
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146. Book Launch: Dusk to DAWN by Brajinder Dhillon, Surrey, July 4/2010
Book Launch
I am happy to let you know that my new book ‘DAWN to DUSK’, which is an eye witness story about the partition of India, is being Launched this weekend.
Strawberry Hill Public Library
(72 Ave & 122 Street in Surrey)
At 1:30 to 4:30 PM
On Sunday July 4th, 2010
I have written this book in English for the non-Punjabi reading global population who wish to know about the partition and how it affected those who had to face the consequences. I will appreciate your attendance at this Book Launching.
RSVP
Brajinder Dhillon
dhillonjs33@yahoo.com
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145. Diasporizing Punjab, Disorienting Bhangra, Abbotsdord, May 5-8/2010
The University of British Columbia
and
The University of the Fraser Valley
in collaboration with
Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration
Wednesday, May 5th (UFV)
7:15 – 9:15 p.m. Public Papers
UFV Campus
33844 King Road, Abbotsford
Lecture theatre, Room B101
http://www.ufv.ca/Assets/Facilities/Abby+Campus+Map.pdf
Satwinder Kaur Bains (University of the Fraser Valley)
Punjabi Diaspora – Gazing Back while Looking Ahead
Verne Dusenbery (Hamline University)
“Indo-Canadians”, “Sikh Canadians”, and “Punjabi Canadians”: The Global/National Implications of What’s in a Name
Margaret Walton-Roberts (Wilfrid Laurier University)
Post Millennium Migration from Punjab: Tracking Changes in the Nature of Indian Immigration to Canada
Thursday, May 6th (UFV)
7:00- 9:15 p.m. Public Papers
UFV Campus
33844 King Road, Abbotsford
Lecture theatre, Room B101
http://www.ufv.ca/Assets/Facilities/Abby+Campus+Map.pdf
Inderpal Grewal (Yale University)
Twenty-first Century Diasporas
Doris Jakobsh (University of Waterloo)
Offline Politics/Online Shaming: Sikhs and Gurdwara Politics
Michael Nijhawan (York University)
On the Making of Musafer(s): On the Perplexities and Anxieties of Staging Diasporic Lives in Ethnographic Film
Friday, May 7th (UBC/VIBC)
12:30 – 1:45 p.m. At UBC, Point Grey Campus: Featured speaker, with catered lunch
(pre-registration for lunch required; first 25 registrants will receive complimentary lunch)
In the UBC Asian Centre Auditorium
1871 West Mall, UBC
To register and order lunch, please contact: Navi Bhangu (navi.bhangu@vibc.org)
Anjali Gera Roy (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur)
“Reorienting Bhangra in the New Millennium”
2 – 3:15 p.m.
At UBC, Point Grey Campus: Panel of short papers
In the UBC Asian Centre Auditorium
1871 West Mall, UBC
Harjant Gill (American University)
From Putt Jattan De (Sons of Jat Farmers) to Munde UK De (Boys of UK): Masculinity, Migration and the Transnational Circulation of Regional Punjabi Cinema
Nicola Mooney (University of the Fraser Valley)
Punjabi Virsa: Caste, Gender, and the Experience of Diaspora in Bhangra and Film
Gibb Schreffler (University of California at Santa Barbara)
A Look Back: The Brief Role of ‘Bhangra’ in the Longer Trajectory of Punjabi Popular Music
6 – 8 p.m.
At UBC Robson Square: ‘Disorienting Bhangra’ public event, in association with VIBC’s “City of Bhangra” program
With panel of specialists; Chaired by Anne Murphy (UBC)
Keynote Address:
Rajinder Dudrah (University of Manchester)
“British Bhangra: Pasts, Presents and Futures?”

A century ago, Sikh migrants built the oldest extant gurdwara in British Columbia, Abbotsford’s Khalsa Diwan Society, and since then, Punjabis have migrated to Canada in the hundreds of thousands. They are increasingly prominent in business, politics and the media, and their foodstuffs, clothing, performative cultures and religious sites have become part of the mainstream in many Canadian cities. This academic workshop and series of public events, listed here, will contribute to an intellectual and theoretical understanding of the contemporary Punjabi diaspora experience by bringing together scholars from a number of disciplines to discuss some of the historical trajectories, cultural contours, and modes of commemorative, artistic, and popular cultural expression that characterize transnational Punjabi life.

Special focus is given to Bhangra, an originally Punjabi dance and music form that once was experienced almost exclusively by the South Asian community but today has had an impact worldwide, among diverse communities. These public events bring together scholars, community activists, and practitioners to consider the history of Bhangra and its multiple transnational as well as local Diasporic forms. The conference thus will be international in its scope but rooted in the cultural history of Bhangra as an important aspect of British Columbian history.

The University of British Columbia and the University of the Fraser Valley present these public programs in conjunction with an academic workshop made possible by a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and supported in part by UFV’s Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, UFV International, UBC’s Department of Asian Studies and the Centre for India and South Asia Research, and the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration. Marketing support provided by Punjabi Patrika.

AND for those interested in VIBC events:
Saturday May 1: rePercussi
Official Opening of Vancouver Asian Heritage Month
8:00 p.m. at the Vogue Theatre
918 Granville Street Vancouver Tickets $18, http://www.vibc.org/tickets
Drums of the world come together as percussion meister Sal Ferreras and guests reveal another side of Vancouver’s heartbeat. Percussion and folk drumming traditions from Asia, Africa and Europe blend with Punjabi folk dancers as your musical guides for exploring the city’s rich multicultural fabric.
Friday May 7: Downtown Bhangra
An outdoor concert featuring International bands and local dance groups
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. at the Vancouver Art Gallery – Georgia Street Plaza, FREE
Brace yourself for wild dance routines, amazing bands and all the Bhangra you can handle! Featuring Bombay Sapphire, Punjabi Cultural Arts Centre, Raju Johal, Anita Lerche and San Francisco’s Black Mahal.
Friday May 7: Delhi 2 Dublin Presented by Live Nation
9:30pm . at the Commodore Ballroom
868 Granville Street, Vancouver Tickets $19.50,www.livenation.com
Delhi 2 Dublin’s unique style of live electronica is the ultimate transcultural music experience. In addition to making great music, they are just as famous for their incredibly high-energy stage performance, which has been described as a human fireworks show! Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity!
Saturday May 8: The Coast Capital Bhangra Competition
Featuring eight of North America and India’s top dance teams.
6:00 p.m. at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Tickets $25 – $55 & VIP, http://www.vibc.org/tickets
Bhangra teams from L.A, San Francisco, New York, Calgary, Vancouver and Punjab, India compete for a grand prize of $5000 with special performances by Denmark Punjabi pop artist Anita Lerche, U.K’s Nirmal Sidhu and Vancouver’s very own En Karma.
More information:
A.Murphy at amurphy2@interchange.ubc.ca
Assistant Professor
Department of Asian Studies
University of British Columbia
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143. The 2nd annual Celebration of Punjabi at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, April 24/2010
Saturday April 24, 2010
UBC Asian Centre Auditorium
1871 West Mall, UBC Vancouver
2-5:30 p.m.
In honour of the memory of Harjit K. Sidhu
2 p.m. Reception with tea/coffee
2:30-3:30: Lecture
3:30-4:30: Awards for student essay contest winners and honor to a local Punjabi writer
4:30-5:30: Student performances in Punjabi
(times are approximate)
Lecture
The Punjabi Literary Formation: Language and Affect in a Vernacular Culture by Farina Mir, University of Michigan
Professor Mir will explore the contours of a colonial-era “Punjabi literary formation” in India, that is, those individuals who shared in the practices of producing, circulating, performing, and consuming Punjabi literary texts. She will argue that the Punjabi literary formation’s pragmatic engagements with colonial institutions were far less important than the affective attachments its adherents established with a place, with an old but dynamic corpus of stories, and with the moral sensibility that suffused those stories.
Farina Mir is currently Assistant Professor of history at the University of Michigan, where she teaches courses on early modern and modern South Asia. She holds degrees in English and Asian & Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures from Barnard College (B.A., 1993) and in history from Columbia University (Ph.D., 2002). Trained as a historian of colonial and postcolonial South Asia, her work focuses on the history of the Punjab. Her book The Social Space of Language: Vernacular Culture in British Colonial Punjab (forthcoming from the University of California Press) is a study of the Punjabi literary tradition during the colonial period (from 1849 to 1947), with a particular focus on qisse or epic stories/romances. Mir has published in Comparative Studies in Society and History and the Indian Economic and Social History Review.
For more information, see http://www.asia.ubc.ca under ‘events’
Or
Contact Anne Murphy at: annemurphy2@hotmail.com
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142. BOOK RELEASE CEREMONY: ‘Trale Tupke’ by Mohan Gill, Surrey BC, April 24/2010
You are invited to the book release ceremony of Mohan Gill, a well known cultural activist and poet. The book contains four hundred Haiku poems.
The ceremony will take place on
Saturday April 24th, 2010
At 12:30pm
Progressive Culture Centre
Unit #126-7536-130 Street, Surrey BC
RSVP
Mohan Gill
mohmangill@hotmail.com
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141. Course on South World and Indigenous perspectives on community development, Vancouver, May-June/2010
Global Perspectives on Community Development
A course at Langara College for anyone who is interested in learning about philosophies and practices of social transformation, activism, self-reliance and so forth–emanating from the Global South and Indigenous peoples. Using Gandhianism as a starting point we will explore revolutionary and transformative social movements, non-intervention, community/national development that is guided by communities themselves and more.
Tuesday evenings, 6:30-9:30pm
Taught by:
Farah Shroff, PhD
Email: fms@ece.ubc.ca
Langara College
For more information and to register:
www.langara.bc.ca
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140. FOTH – IN MEMORY OF MIRZA GHALIB, Pickering ON, APRIL 24/2010
FAMILY OF THE HEART welcomes all friends to attend an evening dedicated to the memory of our famous poet and philosopher Mirza Asad ullah Khan Ghalib. This meeting will also be special because Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s grandson Dr Ali Hashmi, a scholar and a psychiatrist, is isiting Toronto and has agreed to present a paper about Ghalib in our meeting.
APRIL 24
Tandori Culture Restaurant
940 Brock Road South Unit#05, Pickering ON
Lunch – 1 to 2 pm * Buffet Price $10 * Program… 2 to 5pm
HOST…Dr. Khalid Sohail: Ghalib, aik sarapa sawaal
GUEST SPEAKERS
1. Shahid Akhter: Ghalib Khuda kay hazoor maiN
2. Zia-ud-din: Ghalib, as I understand him
3. Syed Shabab Haider: Mirza Nausha kay naam ek khat
4. Dr. Ali Hashmi: Ghalib’s poetry and translations
5. Dr. Farzana Hassan: Translation of Ghalib’s poetry
There will be a mushaira after featuring our local poets.
http://familyofheart.com/10/april24/
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139. Mehfil-e-Mushaira, Brampton Ontario, May 9/2010
Organized by Majlis-e-Husn-e-Bayan, AMJ Canada
ALL WELL KNOWN POETS OF TORONTO
AND SOME GUEST POETS FROM USA
WILL HONOUR THE OCCASION
ON SUNDAY, MAY 09, 2010
Time: 5:30 PM To 8:30 PM
At Century Gardens
340 Vodden Street East
Brampton Ontario, Canada
ADMISSION, DINNER AND PARKING IS FREE
Contact
Khalid Mahmood Ata’ – 416.230.7337 416.230.7337
Qudratullah Adnan – 416.740.0578 416.740.0578
Shahzad Syed – 416.917.6095 416.917.6095
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138. DARA by Ajoka Theatre, Lahore, April 16-17-18/2010

AJOKA THEATRE invites you to
‘DARA’
Written & directed by Shahid Nadeem
On 16th, 17th & 18th April 2010 at 7pm
VENUE: Hall #2, Alhamra the Mall, Lahore.
A play on the life and times of Mughal prince Dara Shikoh
Ajoka’s new play ‘Dara’ is about the less-known but extremely dramatic and moving story of Dara Shikoh, the eldest son of Emperor Shahjahan, who was imprisoned and executed by his younger brother Aurangzeb.
Dara was not only a crown prince but also a poet, a painter and a sufi. He wanted to build on the vision of Akbar the Great and bring the ruling Muslim elite closer to local religions. His search for the Truth and shared teachings of all major religions, is reflected in his scholarly works such as Sakeena-tul-Aulia, Safina-tul-Aulia and Majma-ul-Bahrain.
The play also explores the existential conflict between Dara the crown prince, and Dara the Sufi and the poet.
The violent and devastating struggle between brothers Dara and Aurangzeb, the decisive role played by their sisters Jahan Ara and Roshan Ara, the spiritual challenge posed by the naked sufi Sarmad to the authority of the muftis and qazis of the Empire, and the growing discontent among the masses are elements that make ‘Dara’ a gripping and powerful play. And of course like all Ajoka’s plays DARA has a very relevant message for our contemporary times.
Dara has been written and directed by Shahid Nadeem and includes live qawwalis and songs based on the lyrics of Amir Khusrau, Sarmad, Bhagat Kabir and Dara Shikoh.

Ajoka: 92-42-36682443, 36686634
Alhamra: 92-42-99200917, 99200918
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137. Tehreema Mitha Dance Company Performance, Lahore, April 11/2010

Type: Dance
Time: 08:00 PM
Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2010

Tehreema Mitha, South Asian American soloist, choreographer/dancer/music director will give one full evening’s performance in the Classical, Classical/Contemporary and Contemporary styles particular to her, in each of the three major cities of Pakistan, Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. The choreography and music of each dance is original. Some of the music especially composed and recorded for the dances by Tehreema Mitha, is played by Pakistani musicians while other items are played by American, and Indian musicians.
The venue for Lahore performance is Ali Auditorium, Ferozpur road, Lahore.
Please send us an email at info@lahorechitrkar.com if you would like to attend.
For details regarding Tehreema Mitha Dance Company: http://www.tmdancecompany.org
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136. Remembring Bhagat Singh, Lahore, March 23/2010

Bhagat Singh was an Indian freedom fighter, considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh.

Bhagat Singh was known for his appreciation of martyrdom. His mentor as a young boy was Kartar Singh Sarabha. Singh is himself considered a martyr for acting to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai, also considered a martyr. In the leaflet he threw in the Central Assembly on 9 April 1929, he stated that It is easy to kill individuals but you cannot kill the ideas. Great empires crumbled while the ideas survived.
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135. Exhibition of recent art works by Shahid Mirza, Lahore, Mar 9/2010
Type: Exhibition
Duration: 09:00 AM To 06:00 PM
Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2010 To Tue, 16 Mar 2010

You are cordially invited to
An exhibition of recent works, drawings and paintings
By Shahid Mirza
At Zahoor-Ul-Akhlaq gallery
National College Of Arts, Lahore
The exhibition will open
Tuesday, 9 March, 2010
At 5pm

Regular Timings: 9am to 6pm
09 march-16march 2010
Contact Shahid Mirza at info@lahorechitrkar.com
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134. Reading Baba Nanak, Punjabi Literary Circle, Feb 18/2010
Lahore Film and Literary Club (LFLC) invites you to the next meeting of its bi-monthly Punjabi Literary Circle (PLC)

This meeting will focus on the poetry and philosophy of Baba Guru Nanak. Copies of selected portions of his poetry will be available for everyone. Zubair Ahmad will conduct the session.

Baba Nanak is more known in our world as Guru Nanak and less as Poet Nanak. There is not a single university in our country where his poetry is taught. But he refuses to die in our collective memory where he is as much part of our folk stories, myths and legends as Shah Hussain and Baba Fareed. No reading of Punjabi classical poetry can be complete without Baba Nanak. Reading Baba Nanak in 21st century is to invoke that rich poetic tradition which is in ourselves but we have forgotten.

The sessions have been designed to allow people with little knowledge of Punjabi to understand the poetry and participate in the discussion.

18 February 2010 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00–6:30
South Asian Media Centre
177-A Shadman II, Lahore
(042) 3755 5621-28

Note: The meetings of Punjabi Literary Circle are held on the first and third Thursday of every month

More information: Zubair Ahmad at kitab.trinjan@gmail.com
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133. Lahore Film and Literary Club (LFLC), first meeting, Lahore Jan 21/10
Lahore Film and Literary Club (LFLC) invites you to
the next meeting of Punjabi Literary Circle (PLC)

This meeting will focus on
The poetry of Baba Fareed
Copies of selected portions of his poetry will be available for everyone.
Zubair Ahmad will moderate the session

These sessions have been designed to allow people with little knowledge of Punjabi to understand the poetry and participate in the discussion.

Note: The meetings of Punjabi Literary Circle are held on first and third Thursday of every month.

Date: 21 January 2009 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00 pm
Venue: South Asian Media Centre

More information: Zubair at kitab.trinjan@gmail.com
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132. Art Conclave-North East, Artists Camp by Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi and Chandigarh, Jan 27th to Feb 2/10

Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (National Academy of Art)
In association with
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi (State Academy of Art, Chandigarh)
Present
Art Conclave – North East, North East Regional Artists’ Camp
With 18 Artists from North East India
At Punjab Arts Council Galleries
Sector 16 B, Chandigarh, India
From 27th January to 2nd February 2010

You are cordially invited
There will be a slide show by the participating artists
Daily at 6.00 pm
From 27th Feb to 1st Jan
At the venue of the workshop

RSVP
Email: lka@lalitkala.gov.in
Website: www.lalitkala.gov.in
Phone: 011 2300 9200
Email: clka@lalitkalachandigarh.com
Website: www.lalitkalachandigarh.com
Phone: 0172 2620 448

Dr. M. S. Randhawa Birth Centenary Year Celebrations
February 2, 2009 – February 1, 2010
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131. Erasing Borders-2010‏, Exhibition of Contemporary Indian Art of the Diaspora, Summit NJ, April 2 – June 4/10

Exhibition Curated by Vijay Kumar
Venue:
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street, Summit, NJ 07901 USA
Website: www.artcenternj.org

Exhibition dates: April 2 – June 4, 2010
Opening Reception: Friday, April 9, 6-8pm

IAAC Contact:
Amina B Ahmed – Director of Exhibitions
Website: www.iaac.us

Description of Exhibition
The Indo-American Arts Council’s 7th Annual ‘Erasing Borders Exhibition of Contemporary Indian art of the Diaspora’ features work by 25 artists whose origins can be traced to the Indian subcontinent.

This group of multinational and intergenerational artists, chosen by Vijay Kumar, reflects a broad range of life experiences and aesthetic values. The artists interpret diverse subject matter—figurative, abstract and conceptual—in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, video, sculpture and installation. The resulting works often meld Indian and Western ideas about color, form and subject.

Twenty million people of Indian origin shifted countries in the 20th and 21st centuries. Implicit in the term Diaspora are the concepts of change and adaptation. Cultural dislocation can produce unexpected and powerful results. Subject matter is often drawn from the country of origin, while many of the artistic decisions and political concerns come from the artists’ newfound situations.

Artists of the South Asian Diaspora are working to make themselves heard in an art world that is at once more competitive and more receptive to non-Western art than ever before.

This exhibition seeks to transcend the borders that confine and control preconceived definitions of Indian and Western art.

The exhibition features work by Jeet Aulakh, Samanta Batra Mehta, Nandini Chirimar, Ruby Chishti, Pritika Chowdhry, Neil Chowdhury, Erum Chughtai, Anujan Ezhikode, Reeta Gidwani- Karmarkar, Nidhi Jalan, Shaurya Kumar, Haresh Lalvani, Obaidullah Mamoon, Chetan Mangat, Urmila Mohan, Avani Patel, Roy-Bari Pinku, Talha Rathore, Rasika Reddy, Satyakam Saha, Sheena Sood, Anjali Srinivasan, Roshani Thakore, and Yetish Yetish.
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130. ‘Realistic Expressions’, a solo exhibition by Mohammad Ali Bhatti, Islamabad, Dec 12-25/09

‘Realistic Expressions’
At gallery 6
A solo exhibition of paintings by
Mohammad Ali Bhatti
Opening Saturday 12 December 2009
5-8 pm

The Exhibition opens at 5 pm on 12th December at Gallery 6, Islamabad. You are cordially invited to grace the opening ceremony or visit any day during the exhibition till 25 Dec 2009.

Exhibition will continue till 25 December
From 11 am to 7 pm
Daily including Sundays

RSVP
Prof. Dr. Mohammad Ali Bhatti
Email: artistmohdali@yahoo.com
Web: www.artistmohammadali.com
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129. ‘Digressions’, an Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptures, Ceramics and Prints, Chandigarh, Dec 18-22/09

Regional Center Garhi, New Delhi
in Association with
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi (Chandigarh Academy of Fine Art)
organise
Digressions
an Exhibition of Paintings, Sculptures, Ceramics and Prints
At Punjab Arts Council Gallery
Sector 16 B, Chandigarh, India
Opening at 5.30 pm on December 18, 2009
Exhibition open 19 – 22 December 2009
From 10.00 am to 7.00 pm
You are Cordially invited
RSVP:
T: +91 (0) 172 2620448
E: clka@lalitkalachandigarh.com
W: www.lalitkalachandigarh.com
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128. ISHRAQ – THE ILLUMINATION, sufi kathak dance by MANJARI CHATURVEDI, New Delhi, Dec 4/09

SUFI KATHAK FOUNDATION
In association with
SAIL & The Ashok
Presents SUFI KATHAK
‘ISHRAQ – THE ILLUMINATION’
By
MANJARI CHATURVEDI

Qawwals from Awadh
Classical Musicians from Lucknow-Delhi

6:30 pm
Friday, December 4, 2009,
Amphitheatre, The Ashok, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

RSVP
TINA KHANNA
+91-9871310119
sufikathak@gmail.com
http://www.sufikathak.org

ENTRY BY INVITATION.

Sufi Kathak Foundation, a non-profit registered society aims to create awareness for Sufi Kathak, and providing scholarships to students pursuing classical music and dance, pension and medical insurance to ailing artists.

Sufi Kathak Foundation
www.sufikathak.org
email – sufikathak@gmail.com

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127. ‘Universal Rhythm’ an exhibition by Arvind Kolapkar, Hyderabad, Nov 28 to Dec 12/09

Alankritha Art Gallery presents
An exhibition of paintings
titled ‘Universal Rhythm’
By Arvind Kolapkar
From 28th November 2009
Till 12th December 2009
Timings: 11.00 am to 7.00 pm
View show online www.alankritha.com

Universal rhythm
Life exists for the love of music or beautiful things.
G.K. Chesterton
The female and the feminine is something which attracted writers and poets, sculptors and painters from time immemorial. It is natural that in the male-dominated world the feminine forms have been romantised to a large extent. For a man a female form is a thing of beauty on the one side and an object of lust on the other side. A woman plays a greater role in the ups and downs of man’s life – she can create him and destroy him too. Yet, both cannot live without each other. Here the artist is a man and his inspiration is the woman. He moves a step further depicting her intricate relationship with another woman or ‘man’.

Arvind Kolapkar is an artist from Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra where music is one of the most important pastimes. He is one who is greatly inspired by music, particularly classical and folk music which has played a predominant role in the works he is exhibiting at the Alankritha Art Gallery.

Colours and melody are seamlessly fused in his paintings which convey a kaleidoscope of emotions too. The female form, the central element of his art, is enchanting and even evoking a mysterious enigma. More so accentuated by the covering of the eyes with a ‘band’. As the figures seem to occupy their own place in the canvas, an ‘unworldly’ aura permeates through them and pervades the canvas.

The figures seem to glide through, float and rest in sublime fashion. These stylised, lyrically drawn shapes give the impression of images from fresco paintings. The artist has painted them in arresting colours and endowed more or less each one with a musical instrument, be it the flute or the tanpura. A rhythm of sorts is thereby created which flows through the canvas. The intertwined bodies hint at the emotion of love but its treatment in a ‘spiritual’ way uplifts the work from the mundane.

For Kolapkar, painting is an ongoing process of creative activity where emotion and music plays a greater role in the end product.
Radhika Rajamani

Thanks and Regards,
Prashanthi Goel,
Residence Inn,
Lane Opp. Madhapur Police Station,
Kavuri Hills, Jubilee Hills,
Hyderabad – 500 033. A.P. India.
Ph: +91-40-23113709
email: alankritha.art@gmail.com
website: http://www.alankritha.com
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126. ‘Transforming Curatorial Practice: Transdisciplinarity, Plural Worldviews, and the Creative Universe’, an interdisciplinary studies course, UBC Vancouver, January–April/2010

INDS 530B (January – April 2010)
Transforming Curatorial Practice: Transdisciplinarity, Plural Worldviews, and the Creative Universe
Class Instructor
Rajdeep Singh Gill
Day/Time
Wednesdays, 1pm-4pm
Green College, University of British Columbia

Traditionally curatorial practice is associated with conserving and engaging with a body of archival and/or creative work, often in the context of a museum, gallery, library, or other institutions. This course will re/orient and explore curatorial practice within a larger societal framework – as the diverse ways in which both individual and collective human and non-human archives and creativity are sustained and nurtured.

To those seeking to work professionally in the curatorial field, this course will offer a rich way of understanding and engaging with diverse creative communities, knowledges, and worldviews, with the aim of broadening vision and practice. For those in other disciplines and professions also interested in creativity from cross-disciplinary and holistic points of view, the course will bring to the fore the intersections of creativity, ethics, knowledge, alternate worldviews, and struggles for social and cognitive justice.

Through discussion, readings, projects, and invited speakers, the course will provide an opportunity for understanding the role of creativity in life, nature, community, and society, as articulated by artists, scholars, curators, activists, scientists, theologians, and other producers of knowledge. Furthermore, the course will investigate contexts in which the flourishing of creativity may require internal and external freedom and wellbeing, and thus have a potentially intimate connection to struggles for political, social, cultural, and environmental justice.

The course will draw upon the fields of cultural studies, philosophy, indigenous studies, museum studies, law, education, art history, political science, religious studies, ethology, neuroscience, science studies, etc.

No background in the curatorial field or the arts is necessary. Ideally, the course seeks to attract curious, open-minded, critical thinkers from a wide variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences, who are interested in engaging their own discipline/s in innovative ways and exploring the concept of creativity across disciplinary and socio-cultural worldviews.

For registration, please contact Rajdeep Singh Gill at rajdeep@interchange.ubc.ca with your full name and UBC student number. Those not at UBC are also most welcome to inquire about registering in the course. As they are only 15 spots available, please do email right away if you are interested in taking the course.

Important Note: No background in the curatorial field or the arts is necessary. Ideally, this course seeks to attract curious, open-minded, critical thinkers from a wide variety of disciplines in the arts and sciences, who are interested in engaging their own discipline/s in innovative ways and exploring the concept of creativity across disciplinary and socio-cultural worldviews.

Rajdeep Singh Gill
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Scholar
Interdisciplinary Studies, University of British Columbia
www.trudeaufoundation.ca/tf/Rajdeep_Gill
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125. ‘Dhyan’ an exhibition by J. Suryanarayan, Hyderabad, Nov 14 to 24/09
eInvitation
Alankritha Art Gallery
presents an exhibition of paintings titled
Dhyan
by
J. Suryanarayan
Preview
14th November 2009
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
On view till
24th November 2009
11.00 am to 7.00 pm daily
Show online
www.alankritha.com
Thanks and Regards,
Prashanthi Goel
Residence Inn
Lane Opp. Madhapur Police Station
Kavuri Hills, Jubilee Hills
Hyderabad – 500 033. A.P. India.
Phone: +91-40-23113709
Email: alankritha.art@gmail.com
Website: www.alankritha.com
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124. Book Launch, ‘MiTee de Bukkal’ by Ali Arman, Rawalpindi, Nov 8/09
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Book Launch
Ali Arman’s Collection of Poetry
MiTee de Bukkal
Nov 8, 2009, 7:30 pm
Rawalpindi Press Club
Speakers
Professors Aftab Iqbal Shamim, Yousaf Hasan, Jalil Aali and Sarwar Kamran
RSVP
Ilyas Babar Awan
Secretary
Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq, Rawalpindi
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123. Ajapa Jaapa, Solo Exhibition by Jeet Aulakh, Nov 7 to Dec 20/09
ajapa
Host
Homer Watson House & Gallery
Type
Music/Arts – Exhibit
Network
Global
Start Time
Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 12:00pm
End Time
Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 4:30pm
Location
Homer Watson House & Gallery
Street
1754 Old Mill Road
City/Town
Kitchener, ON
View Map
Google
MapQuest
Microsoft
Yahoo
Phone
5197484377
Email
exhibitions@homerwatson.on.ca
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121. Lecture on Lahore walled city: Mochi gate by Rabia Ezdi, Nov 14/09
mochigate
Type: Lecture by Rabia Ezdi
Time: 07:30 PM
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009
Rabia Ezdi, an architect and teacher at National collage of arts will share her research work on Mochi gate, walled city Lahore. This lecture will be the second of a monthly series of presentations, discussions and activity sessions about the Lahore city.
Lahore Chitrkar
Email: info@lahorechitrkar.com
Website: http://www.lahorechitrkar.com
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122. Pashto Folk Music Concert by Gulsam Khan, Nov 21/09
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Type: Monthly Classical Music Concert
Time: 07:30 PM
Date: Sat, 21 Nov 2009
Gulsam Khan and his group would present Pashto folk music. Gulsam plays Rubab beautifully and sings Pashto traditional folk songs. He is accompanied with a group of 3-4 musicians who siong along and play percussion instruments like Gharra, Dholak, Tabla and Harmonium.
Lahore Chitrkar
Email: info@lahorechitrkar.com
Website: http://www.lahorechitrkar.com
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120. A Feast In Exile, A Performance bringing a 17th Century Indian miniature painting to life, Karachi, 4-5 Nov/09
Vasl invitation
Vasl in collaboration with the Alliance Française de Karachi & IVS presents
A Feast In Exile: Tableau Vivant
A Performance bringing a 17th Century Indian miniature painting to life
Directed by
Tazeen Qayyum in collaboration with Faisal Anwar
Performances by
The students of Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture
Live music by
Rizwan ullah khan, Babar sheikh, Jasir Abro, Aziz Kazi
Venue
The Alliance Française, Karachi
Dates
4th November 2009, 5th November 2009
Timings
From 8:30pm to 10:30pm
Passes available at
Owais A. Khan (Vasl Artists’ Collective) at 0313-8223775
Ambrin Naz (IVS Gallery) at (021) 35838018-9
And
The Alliance Française de Karachi, Tel: (021) 35873402, 35862864
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119. Exhibition by Paramjit Singh, Lalit Kala Akademi, Chandigarh, November 7-10/09
Invitation Exhibition Paramjit Singh
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
Cordially invites you to preview the exhibition of
Paramjit Singh
Paintings
Drawings
Etchings
At the Gallery of Punjab Arts Council, Sector 16, Chandigarh
On 6th November 2009, 5.30 pm
Exhibition on view from 7 – 10 November 2009, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dr. M. S. Randhawa Birth Centenary Year Celebrations
Chandigarh Lalitkala Academy
State Library, Sector 34A
Chandigarh 160 022, India
Tel: +91 (0) 172 2620 448
Email: chandigarhlka@gmail.com
Website: www.lalitkalachandigarh.com
RSVP: Diwan Manna
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118. Annual Art Exhibition 2009, Chandigarh, Oct 7-11/09
Invitation - Annual Art Exhibition 2009

Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
Cordially invites you to the inauguration and awards giving ceremony of
Annual Art Exhibition 2009
At Punjab Arts Council, Sector 16, Chandigarh, India
On October 7, 2009, at 5.30pm
Chief Guest: Shri Pradip Mehra, Adviser to the Administrator, Chandigarh Administration
Exhibition opens
From October 7 to 11, 2009
Between 11.00am and 6.00pm
Please be seated in M. S. Randhawa Auditorium by 5.15 pm for awards giving ceremony
Dedicated to Dr. M. S. Randhawa, on his Birth Centenary Year Celebrations – Feb 2, 2009 to Feb 1, 2010
RSVP
Diwan Manna
Chairman
State Library, Sector 34A
Chandigarh 160 022, India
Tel: +91 (0) 172 2620 448
chandigarhlka@gmail.com
clka@lalitkalachandigarh.com
Website: www.lalitkalachandigarh.com
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117. Kafla meeting, Mississaga, Ontario, Sept 26/09
September Meeting of Kafla
September 26th
From 2-5pm
Special Guest Surjeet Kalsi (Visiting writer from Vancouver)
Poetry Session
Critical appreciation of a short story
At SS Sekhon Hall, Mississauga
RSVP
Kulwinder Khehra
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116. ‘The Sacred breath: metaphysical abstracts’, art exhibition, Hyderabad India, Aug 22-Sept 12/09
the sacred breath
ICONART Gallery presents
The Sacred breath: metaphysical abstracts
An exhibition of abstract paintings with spiritual content
ARTISTS
Deepak Sonar, Jeet Aulakh, Anil Gaikwad, Pramod Gaikwad, Srinath.V, Raghu Neware, Sweety Joshi, Siraj Saxena, Sarla chandra, A.M. Murali, Dhirendra Mandge, Ramesh kher, Suresh kumar
CURATED BY
Dr Avani Rao Gandra
PREVIEW
August 22nd, 2009 at 6.30 P.M
SHOW ON TILL
September 12th, 2009 at 11.30 a.m to 7.00 p.m
VIEW ONLINE
www.iconart.in
EMAIL
iconartinfo@gmail.com
PHONE
9849968797
RSVP
Dr.Avani Rao Gandra
ICONART Gallery
1672 S.B.I bldg, Rd No 12
Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh, India 500034
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115. Art by Roopa Bheda, Alankritha Art Gallery, Hyderabad India, Aug 29/09
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Alankritha Art Gallery presents
Sixth Anniversary show
ROOPA BHEDA
by
Anand Panchal
Asit Kumar Patnaik
Buwa Shete
JMS Mani
Laxman Aelay
Subramanian G
Sudip Roy
DATE
29th August 2009, 6:00 pm to 8.30 pm
ON VIEW
30th August to 14th September 2009
TIME
11.00 am to 7.00 pm
VIEW ONLINE
www.alankritha.com
RSVP
Prashanthi Goel
Residence Inn,
Lane Opp. Madhapur Police Station
Kavuri Hills, Jubilee Hills
Hyderabad – 500 033. A.P. India.
PHONE
+91-40-23113709
EMAIL
alankritha.art@gmail.com
WEBSITE
www.alankritha.com
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114. ‘In Search of Lost Water’, The Monsoon Festival 4, New Delhi, Aug 30/09
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Presented by Red Earth as part of The Monsoon Festival 4
In Association with Delhi Walks
IN ONE-LINE
Re-discovering the old baolis and water bodies of Delhi.
CURATED BY
Himanshu Verma & Shruti Narayan
DATES AND TIMINGS
Sunday 30 August 2009; 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm
1:30 pm: Collect at meeting point
5:30 pm: Walk finishes at meeting point
VENUE
Meeting Point: Outside Parking Lot, Hauz Khas Village
(Please park your cars here, the group will proceed in a bus from here)
ENTRY DETAILS
Contribution: Rs. 250. Register in advance.
For registration contact Shruti Narayan / shrutin@gmail.com / 9999913924
Himanshu Verma / himanshu@redearthindia.com / 41764054
Please carry the following: umbrella / hat, water, tea, fruits / snacks.
Wear comfortable footwear.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION
In a city plagued with water problems, and in a world where water is constantly depleting, In Search of Lost Water takes you to water bodies of medieval Delhi to highlight traditional wisdom in water conservation and management.
The baolis (step-wells) of Delhi, scientifically designed to harvest rainwater and conserve it for use throughout the year, are in a state of disuse. Delhi has historically been a city with issues of water shortage, but in the present day, this problem has reached acute proportions. Can the Baolis and old reservoirs of Delhi help in solving the water problems of the city?
The baolis, besides being structures to store water and recharge the underground aquifers, were also an integral part of community life as people would gather and spend hot summer afternoons in the cool underground of the Baolis.
The walk takes you to baolis spread over the modern city of Delhi, built across the centuries by different dynasties, belonging to the different historic cities of Delhi. Why doesn’t New Delhi have its own Baolis? Why has it not kept the old baolis alive (reviving and cleaning the baolis is estimated to cost much less than what we spend on modern irrigation systems) to make sure Delhi-wallahs have more water?
We will discover lost community spaces, hear the laughter still echoing in the step-wells, eavesdrop on gossip, in search of lost water…
SCHEDULE
1:30 pm – Meet outside Parking Lot, Hauz Khas Village
(Please park your cars here, the group will proceed in a bus from here)
2:15 pm – Agrasen ki Baoli, Hailey Road (Raja Agrasen / Circa 1132 AD)
3:00 pm – Hazarat Nizamuddin ki Baoli, Nizamuddin (Circa 1321 AD)
4:15 pm – Rajon ki Baoli, Mehrauli (Sikander Lodhi / 1516 AD)
5:30 pm- Walk Finishes at Hauz Khas Village
OPTIONAL ADDITIONS
5:30 pm – Hauz Khas Reservoir (Ala-ud-din Khilji / 1296 AD)
7:00 pm – Early Dinner at Gunpowder, Hauz Khas Village
(Peninsular kitchen at Haus Khas Village, reviving south India’s forgotten flavours)
(Dinner at individual’s cost. Please let us know beforehand so we may book a table.)
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113. The Wonder That is India, Photography Show, New Delhi, August 19/09
Invitation
India Art Summit
and
Instuito Cervantes de Nueva Delhi
Invites you to a photography show
August 19 to September 5
An exhibition of photographs mapping India!
Instituto Cervantes de Nueva Delhi
48, Hanuman Road, New Delhi
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112. Festival of South Asian Literature and Arts, Toronto, Sept 25-27/09
TSAR Publications and The Toronto South Asian Review invite you to a Festival of South Asian Art and Literature (FSALA)
September 25-27, 2009
At The Munk Centre, University of Toronto

FSALA is a three-day celebration of South Asian literature, music, art, and culture – with readings, recitals and exhibitions – presented by The Toronto South Asian Review, The Centre for South Asian Studies at the University of Toronto, and The Writers Forum.

We invite you to join us for the celebration.
Admission is free (except Saturday night event).

Featuring:
Bapsi Sidhwa, Zulfikar Ghose, Manil Suri, Shyam Selvadurai, Chelva Kanaganayakam, Randy Boyagoda, Rana Bose, R Cheran, Anosh Irani, Sheniz Janmohamed, Priscilla Uppal, Hari Krishnan, Kwai Li, Ramabai Espinet, Anand Mahadevan, Ameen Merchant, Alok Mukherjee, Arun Mukherjee, Tahira Naqvi, Harish Narang, Ajmer Rode, Nuzhat Siddiqi, Rahul Varma
Please visit the FSALA website for more information
www.tsarbooks.com/FSALA2009
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111. The Boat Project/Independence Day, New Delhi, August 15/09
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Workshop for children to celebrate monsoon & Independence Day

Presented by Red Earth as part of The Monsoon Festival 4, in Association with Select Citywalk, Swechha, IYCN & Kriti

DATES AND TIMINGS
Saturday 15 August 2009; 2 pm to 6 pm
VENUE
Select Citywalk; A-3, District Center Saket New Delhi – 110017
ENTRY DETAILS
Workshop Free.
Register in advance.
Children to be accompanied by parents / caretakers.
At least one caretaker for 4 children.
Suggested age group: 8-15 years.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION
The Boat Project fulfills multiple objectives: celebrating the innocent child like joy of the monsoon, creating awareness on climate change and environmental issues, and celebrating Independence Day.
Participants will make at least three paper boats each, in the colours of the Indian flag: Saffron, White and Green. Making and floating boats in the rainy seasons has been a well-known pastime of children.
The project team, led by facilitators from the collaborating organisations will then engage the participants (which will be split into groups) in a workshop session, meant to create environmental awareness.
The participants will then be asked to represent these ideas by drawing on the boats. The boats will then have messages on how we can save the world from an ecological disaster.
After the boats are completed, participants will be taken to the water bodies at Seelct Citywalk, where they will float some of the boats they made.
We will fly kites to celebrate Independence Day, and as they go home, participants will be asked to retrieve one boat from the water, which they could take home as a message from another participant and a souvenir of the project.
SCHEDULE
2 pm Introduction; forming participant groups
2: 15 – 2:45 pm Making origami paper boats
2:45 – 3:15 pm Talking about climate change
3:15 – 4: 00 pm Participants draw on boats
4:00 – 4:30 pm Floating of boats
4:30 – 6:00 pm Refreshments; kite flying & retrieving of boats
REGISTRATION/CONTACT
Lopamudra Sanyal / swechhaindia@gmail.com / 9958147041
Himanshu Verma / himanshu@redearthindia.com / 41764054
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110. Hariyali Teej 2009, New Delhi July 24/09
Invite - Teej 09
A traditional Indian festival celebrating the bounty of the monsoon.
Curtain Raiser To Red Earth’s THE MONSOON FESTIVAL 4
Which opens August 14

ALLIANCE FRANCAISE DE DELHI
72, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi 03
July 24, 2009
7 to 10 pm

For entry details contact 41764054
Celebrate Traditionally, Celebrate Environmentally!
Jhoola
Swing away in the monsoon breeze!
Teej Shringaar
Pamper yourself with mehendi, bangles, adornments.
Look like a Teej Goddess!
Paryavaran Mela
Eco-friendly products made by NGOs
Curated by India Youth Climate Network
Sawan ka Khana
Special Teej Foods: Ghevar, Andarse ki Goli & more.
Sawan ka Gana
Jive to monsoon music, from Kajris to Bollywood
Hari Bhari
Wear the monsoony Indian Greens.
Green sarees get bonus points!
So does Rajasthani Leheriya.

The Monsoon Festival 4
Conceived, Curated and Presented by Red Earth
FESTIVAL PARTNERS: Max Mueller Bhawan, GTZ, British Council, American Center
GREENING PARTNERS: Sweccha, IYCN
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109. Motherland Pop, a Talk, London August 19/09
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Wed August 19, 6:30pm, Free
Motherland Pop; Talk (FREE) + special guests
These are some of the questions we will be asking a panel of commentators, writers and thinkers:
· If as George Orwell said ‘All Art is Propaganda’, what propaganda are South Asians artists in the UK putting out and do they have anything to say?
· In the 21st century will the South Asian woman become more sexually liberated and if so what model will this follow?
· Was the partition of the sub continent a mistake

Panel
Dr Kishore Budha
Media researcher from the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds
Parmjit Singh
Independent filmmaker, runs Agitate films and Creative Director of Black Chilli Productions
Parminder Vir O.B.E
Executive Producer and Media Consultant and founder of the Mayfair Club
Sara Wajid
Freelance writer, commentator and editor of Untold London

Borders Charing Cross
122 Charing Cross Road
London
WC2H 0JR
Telephone: 020 7379 8877
Tottenham Court Road Station
www.popsamiti.com
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108. Wildlife Photography Exhibition – Victims of Mankind, Chandigarh June 26/09
Invitation Wildlife Photography Exhibition-Victims of Mankind

Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
Cordially invites you
To the inauguration
Of an exhibition of
Wildlife Photographs

Victims of Mankind by Jaskaran Sandhu
At Government Museum and Art Gallery
Sector 10C, Chandigarh 160010, India
on 26th June 2009 at 5.30 pm
Sant Balbir Singh Seenchewal
Will inaugurate the exhibition
Exhibition open from
June 27 to 30, 2009
Between 10 am to 6.30 pm

Diwan Manna
Chairman
Chandigarh Lalit Kala Akademi
(Chandigarh Academy of Art)
State Library
Sector 34 A
Chandigarh 160 022, India
Tel: +91- (0)172- 2620448
E: chandigarhlka@gmail.com

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107. Online Exhibition of Shankar’s Caricatures, Hyderabad India, June 20-July 6/09
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Exhibition at Alankritha Art Gallery
The exhibition can be viewed online at:
http://www.alankritha.com

Contact
Prashanthi Goel
Residence Inn, Amar Coop Hsg. Society,
Lane Opp. Madhapur Police Station,
Kavuri Hills, Jubilee Hills,
Hyderabad – 500 033. A.P. India.
Phone: 91-40-23113709
Email: alankritha.art@gmail.com
Website: http://www.alankritha.com
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106. ‘What is beauty’, a discussion at Socrates Cafe, Lahore June 15/09

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Type: Discussion
Duration: 08:00 PM To 09:00 PM
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.’ Leo Tolstoy

Socrates cafe is a new discussion forum established to encourage good, safe discussion without the fear of being attacked for having a different opinion.

The weekly forum is held on Monday evenings, the topic for discussion this week is “What is beauty”.

Contact person
Afdhash Chaudary
Cell# 0322-4677908
socratescafelahore@gmail.com

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105. Yoga Art Exhibition by Jeet Aulakh, Windsor ON, June 14 to June 21/09
Host: Arts Council Gallery Windsor
Type: Music/Arts – Exhibit
Network: Global
Start Time: Sunday, June 14, 2009 at 1:00pm
End Time: Sunday, June 21, 2009 at 1:00pm
Location: Arts Council Gallery
Street: 1942 Wyandotte Street East
City/Town: Windsor, ON

Phone: 5192526855
Email: info@acwr.net
Description: Exhibition of recent works by Jeet Aulakh

Cocktail Reception
Friday, June 19, 7:00-10:00pm

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104. Drawing & Painting class, Lahore Chitrkar, June-September 2009
Category: Painting
Suggested Donation: PK RS3000
Classes held on: Monday at 05:00 PM, Tuesday at 05:00 PM, Wednesday at 05:00 PM
Duration: 2 hours

Learning to draw or paint is learning to meditate, see and feel the world in and around us. The ongoing studio class is conducted by painter Shahid Mirza. Portraiture and figure drawing with live models, exploration of different drawing & painting media, Portrait and still-life painting with oil /acrylic or water color are the focus of study. The method of instruction is one-to-one and each session is followed by discussion on art making.

The new session begins on 1st June 2009.
Registration open.
Email: info@lahorechitrkar.com
Website: www.lahorechitrkar.com
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103. ‘A Lifetime On Tip Toes’, Slide Show, Lahore, May 30/09
slideshow
Type: Slideshow
Time: 08:00 PM
Date: Sat, 30 May 2009

A life on tip toes, a voyage through music, poetry & photos presented by poet, Mazhar Tirmazi. Author of the famous song “Umraa’n Lannghiya’n Pabba’n Bhaar”, Mazhar Tirmazi was born in Sahiwal, Pakistan and migrated to London, U.K. in 1975. He spends his time equally between Lahore and London. His writings are appreciated and published worldwide.
Photographer Pawan
Vocalist Salamat Ali Khan
Flute and all synthesizers by Chris Hinze.

Email: info@lahorechitrkar.com
Website: www.lahorechitrkar.com/
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102. Kathak Dance Evening in Surrey/Delta, May 16/09
Renowned tabla performer/instructor and producer Amarjeet Singh is presenting a rhythmic rememberance in sweet memory of his respected Teacher/Ustad Thakur Kishan Singh (Tabla Guru)
Saturday, May 16th 2009
At North Delta Secondary School
11447 82nd Avenue, Delta BC
Program
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Tabla Ensemble – Students of Amarjeet Singh
Brickhouse – Original Rhythm and Blues
Break
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Kathak Dance – Choreography: Mangla Bhatt
Santoor: Harjinder Pal Singh
Tabla Nawaz: Amarjeet Singh

This is a free event
Guests are requested to be seated by 5:30 pm

Shahzad Nazir Khan
Fraser Valley Peace Council
604-613-0735
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101. CANADIAN PUNJABI CONFERENCE 2009 ਕੈਨੇਡੀਅਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਕਾਨਫਰੈਂਸ, Ottawa, 16-18 May 2009

Purpose of the Conference
The purpose of the Conference is to bring together an assembly of eminent Canadian Punjabi scholars to discuss the past, present and future of the Punjabi language in Canada.

They will reflect on the contributions made by the Canadian Punjabi writers in the area of Punjabi poetry, drama and fiction during the past one hundred years in Canada. They will also discuss the role of the Punjabi media for the progress of Punjabi language and literature in Canada.

This Conference shall endeavour to promote awareness among fellow Canadians about the rich heritage of Punjabis and Punjabiat among the Punjabi Canadians.

Conference Coordinator
Amarjit Singh Sathi Tiwana (613-440-0224)

Conference Program/ਕਾਨਫਰੰਸ ਪ੍ਰੋਗਰਾਮ
Saturday: May 16, 2009
Rinag Party Hall, 88 Jamie Avenue, Ottawa.

6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Registration and Welcome Dinner, which shall include singing of Sufi Kalam by Sartaj Sidhu (Toronto) and ghazals by Harmesh Singh.
6 ਵਜੇ ਸ਼ਾਮ ਤੋਂ 11 ਵਜੇ ਸ਼ਾਮ: ਰਜਿਸਟਰੇਸ਼ਨ ਅਤੇ ਪ੍ਰੀਤੀ ਭੋਜਨ ਜਿਸ ਵਿਚ ਸਰਤਾਜ ਸਿੱਧੂ (ਟਰਾਂਟੋ) ਦਾ ਸੂਫੀ ਕਲਾਮ ਗਾਇਨ ਅਤੇ ਹਰਮੇਸ਼ ਸਿੰਘ (ਟਰਾਂਟੋ) ਗ਼ਜ਼ਲ ਗਾਇਨ ਵੀ ਸ਼ਾਮਲ ਹੈ।
Sunday: May 17, 2009
The Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa.

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Registration/ਰਜਿਸਟਰੇਸ਼ਨ

9:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. ਉਦਘਾਟਨੀ ਸਮਾਰੋਹ

ਸਵਾਗਤੀ ਸ਼ਬਦ: ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਮਿੱਤਰ ਰਾਸ਼ਾ, ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਹੈਰੀਟੇਜ ਫਾਉਂਡੇਸ਼ਨ ਆਫ ਕੈਨੇਡਾ
ਕਾਨਫਰੰਸ ਬਾਰੇ: ਅਮਰਜੀਤ ਸਾਥੀ, ਕਾਨਫਰੰਸ ਸੰਚਾਲਕ
ਮੁੱਖ ਭਾਸ਼ਣ:
ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਵਿਚ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਾ ਦਾ ਭਵਿੱਖ ਸਾਧੂ ਬਿਨਿੰਗ
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ਚਾਹ ਪਾਣੀ ਲਈ ਵਕਫ਼ਾ
11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. ਦੂਜਾ ਸੈਸ਼ਨ
ਪੈਨਲ ਡਿਸਕਸ਼ਨ
ਕੈਨੇਡੀਅਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਕਵਿਤਾ: ਨਵਤੇਜ ਭਾਰਤੀ (ਸੰਚਾਲਕ)
ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨਗੀ ਮੰਡਲ: ਸ਼੍ਰੀਮਤੀ ਸੁਰਜੀਤ, ਡਾ. ਸੁਖਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ, ਗੁਰਦੇਵ ਚੌਹਾਨ, ਅਫਜ਼ਾਲ ਨਵੀਦ, ਸ਼ਮਸ਼ੇਰ ਭੁੱਲਰ ਅਤੇ ਦਲਜੀਤ ਮੋਖਾ
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. ਦੁਪਹਿਰ ਦੇ ਭੋਜਨ ਲਈ ਵਕਫ਼ਾ
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ਤੀਜਾ ਸੈਸ਼ਨ
ਪੈਨਲ ਡਿਸਕਸ਼ਨ

ਕੈਨੇਡੀਅਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਨਾਟਕ: ਅਜਮੇਰ ਰੋਡੇ (ਸੰਚਾਲਕ)
ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨਗੀ ਮੰਡਲ: ਸੁਖਵੰਤ ਹੁੰਦਲ, ਕੁਲਵਿੰਦਰ ਖਹਿਰਾ, ਮਦਨ ਗੋਪਾਲ ਅਤੇ ਰਣਜੀਤ ਦੇਵਗਣ
3:00 – 3:30 ਚਾਹ ਪਾਣੀ ਲਈ ਵਕਫ਼ਾ
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. ਚੌਥਾ ਸੈਸ਼ਨ
ਪੈਨਲ ਡਿਸਕਸ਼ਨ
ਕੈਨੇਡੀਅਨ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਕਹਾਣੀ: ਵਰਿਆਮ ਸੰਧੂ (ਸੰਚਾਲਕ)
ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨਗੀ ਮੰਡਲ: ਸਾਧੂ ਬਿਨਿੰਗ, ਕੁਲਜੀਤ ਮਾਨ, ਬਲਰਾਜ ਚੀਮਾ ਅਤੇ ਜਰਨੈਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਕਹਾਣੀਕਾਰ

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਕਵੀ ਦਰਬਾਰ ਨੀਟਾ ਬਲਵਿੰਦਰ (ਸੰਚਾਲਕ)
Monday: May 18, 2009
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa.

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
ਪਲੈਨਰੀ ਸੈਸ਼ਨ ਡਾ ਸੁਖਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ (ਸੰਚਾਲਕ)
ਗੁਰਮੁਖੀ ਤੋਂ ਸ਼ਾਹਮੁਖੀ ਵਿਚ ਪ੍ਰਵਰਤਨ ਦੀਆਂ ਸਮੱਸਿਆਵਾਂ: ਕਿਰਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ ਪੰਨੂੰ
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਸਾਹਿਤ ਪਰਕਾਸ਼ਨ ਦੇ ਮਸਲੇ ਅਤੇ ਸਮਾਧਾਨ : ਡਾ ਸੁਖਪਾਲ ਸਿੰਘ
ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਵਿਚ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਬੋਲੀ ਅਤੇ ਸਾਹਿਤ ਅਤੇ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਮੀਡੀਆ :ਸੁਖਵੰਤ ਹੁੰਦਲ
ਕੈਨੇਡਾ ਵਿਚ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਬੋਲੀ ਅਤੇ ਸਾਹਿਤ ਲਈ ਦਿਸ਼ਾ ਦਰਸ਼ਨ: ਖੁੱਲ੍ਹਾ ਵਿਚਾਰ-ਵਟਾਂਦਰਾ
ਕਾਨਫਰੰਸ ਬਾਰੇ ਵਿਚਾਰ: ਬਲਰਾਜ ਚੀਮਾ
ਵਿਦਾਇਗੀ ਭਾਸ਼ਣ: ਸ਼੍ਰੀ ਮਿੱਤਰ ਰਾਸ਼ਾ, ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ, ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਹੈਰਿਟੇਜ ਫਾਉਂਡੇਸ਼ਨ ਆਫ ਕੈਨੇਡਾ
ਧੰਨਵਾਦ: ਅਮਰਜੀਤ ਸਾਥੀ, ਕਾਨਫਰੰਸ ਸੰਚਾਲਕ।
Coordination Committee/ਤਾਲਮੇਲ ਕਮੇਟੀ
Dr. Harpal S. Buttar (Chairperson)
Bhagwat S. Kailon, Ranjit Devgun, Santokh S. Virdee and
Tejinder S. Dhillon
Reception Committee/ਸਵਾਗਤੀ ਕਮੇਟੀ
Dr. Swarn S. Lall (Chairperson)
Maghar S. Dhaliwal, Santokh S. Virdee (Kanata), Jaideep Singh, Balraj S. Dhillon, Manjit Singh, Roshan Puri, Pritpal S. Khurana, Sucha S. Mann, Kulpreet Badial and Navdeep Dhillon

About the Punjabi Heritage Foundation of Canada
The Punjabi Heritage Foundation of Canada is a secular, non-profitable and charitable organization whose aims are to preserve and promote Punjabi language, literature, heritage and culture and to establish education centres and scholarships, Punjabi theatre and a magazine. In addition, it will hold Kavi Darbars, conferences, exhibitions, and undertake translations of the best-published Punjabi literature in English and French.
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