Three days Faiz International festival in the loving memory of famous progressive writer, activist and poet of Urdu language Faiz Ahmed Faiz kicked off in Lahore, today. Despite all the saddening country affairs it has been third year now that Faiz International festival is happening in Alhamra Lahore.
Faiz Ahmed Faiz got lenin peace prize in 1962 and he waas also nominated for the noble prize of literature. His global persona attracts a huge crowd every year. This year too different national and international writers, poets, historians, musicians, singers and actors will be a part of third Faiz international festival.
The festival was inaugurated by the veteran journalist and human activist IA Rehman who had the honor of working with Faiz. The two daughters of Faiz- Salima Hashmi and Muneeza Hashim were also present on the occasion.
The festival will continue over the weekend which has more than seventy events related to music, art, poetry, politics, literature and culture are scheduled.
MediaBites Editorial: Mudabbir Ali & Imran Malik
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