Punjab Research Group

Lahore Literary Festival: 2015

Posted in Events, News/Information by Pippa on February 15, 2015

The programme for the LLF 2015 has been published and can be viewed via http://www.lahorelitfest.com/llf-2015/program-2015/

You might be interested in reading Ahmed Rashid’s endorsement of the Festival in his article, ‘Literary festival breathes life into Lahore’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-31377138


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Sikh Art and Film Festival – November 13-15, 2009

Posted in Art, Events, Film by Pippa on November 7, 2009

Sikh Lens is proud to offer its inaugural—and independent—Sikh Arts & Film Festival.  The Festival celebrates Sikh culture and heritage, and will offer a variety of avenues for contributors to share their talent.

Get ready for a sumptuous treat that will light up all senses with a diverse assortment of films, books, art, performance pieces, and music that is “Sikh-centric.”  To mark the 25th anniversary of the anti-Sikh riots of 1984, we will have a special dedication with rare photographs and independent documentaries on 1984 riots; and lectures and a panel discussion by esteemed speakers from around the world.  The festival premieres stirring documentaries, book signings by notable authors, creations from world-renowned artists, and a special event showcasing youth performing music, poetry, rap, and everything else their creative imagination can conjure.  We want to prove that “Sikhs’ Got Talent.”  You will also get a chance to take a piece of our culture home through a silent auction.

Further details: http://www.sikhlens.com/

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