Sufi Music Festival to be held tonight

From an email sent by Sabeen Mahmud:

Following the success of the previous Sufi festivals in Lahore and in Karachi, Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop (RPTW) is taking the 5th edition of the Festival on a national tour. With its main venue set in Multan for 2008, the festival will travel to Karachi, and Islamabad, with a three day showcase in Lahore. RPTW has generously offered to stage the Karachi event in aid of disabled persons of the earthquake-hit areas to benefit CHAL Network, a project of Murshid Hospital & Health Care Centre.

The four hour programme will be staged at the Beach View Garden of Carlton Hotel, DHA on 30th April 2008 at 8:00 pm.

You may obtain your Donor Invitations from Copper Kettle – Zamzama; The Second Floor (t2f); Aghas Supermarket, or by contacting CHAL Network Coordinators at 0300-269-2646 & 0321-242-1231 against a contribution of Rs 1,000 for the cause.

The Sufi Music Festival Features:

Hamid El Kasri (Morocco)

Sanam Marvi (Sindh)

Farid Ayaz and Abu Mohammad (Sindh)

Taj Mastani (Sindh)

Naseerudin Sami & Brothers (Sindh)

Fakir Abdul Wahid Jamali (Sindh)

Jamal ud din Fakir (Sindh)

Shah Jo Raag / Faqir (Sindh)

Akbar Khemeso Khan & Ayaz Hussain Nigara Player (Sindh)

SAMAA Ensemble (Iran)

Muni Begum (Sindh)

2 Drummers, 2 Malangs (Punjab)

Whirling Dervishes (Syria)

Total Duration: 4 hours (8:00 pm to Midnight)

1 Comment so far

  1. mastqalandar on April 30th, 2008 @ 6:38 pm

    So does the ticket include all-you-can-have pot? (Charas)

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