Mahindra Sanatkada Lucknow Festival - 2017

Event - Amrit Lal Nagar Qissa Goi Takht - Venue: Main Chabutra, Baradari

Come listen to personal stories that will enwrap you with memories of the lifestyle of Lucknow that make this city what it is.



Qissa Goi:
Stories from Fida - e - Lucknow

Bait Baazi

Qissa Goi:
Reha'ish in Awadh Homes

Qissa Goi:
Reha'ish in Awadh Homes

Day 2: Saturday, 4th February, 5.00 p.m. (Main Chabutra, Baradari)
Qissa Goi: Stories from Fida - e - Lucknow
With the Authors Parveen Talha & Sabiha Anwar
Parveen-Talha Parveen Talha is an Indian civil servant, author and cultural ambassador of Lucknow, awarded the Padma Shri for her distinguished career in the civil services. She will share excerpts from her book and anecdotes of Lucknow.

Sabiha Anwar Dr. Sabiha Anwar is a known Urdu writer and educationist. She has served as the Principal of Karamat Husain Muslim Girls P.G. College for 12 years and the head of Urdu Department of the same institution for 28 years. She has published two collections of short stories and books on literary criticism.

Day 3: Sunday, 5th February, 5.00 p.m. (Main Chabutra, Baradari)
Bait Baazi

bait Baazi Bait Baazi is a verbal game and a genre of Urdu poetry played by composing verses of Urdu poems. Much like Antakshari, Bait baazi is a recitation of shers in response to couplets recited by the opposite team.
First round - Karamat College Vs Islamia College
Second Round - Naseem Iqtedar Ali's Team Vs Sabiha Anwar's Team

Day 4: Monday, 6th February, 5:00 p.m. (Main Chabutra, Baradari)
Qissa Goi: Reha'ish in Awadh Homes
Masroor Jahan Masroor Jahan in Conversation with Saira Mujtaba
Masroor Jahan is an Urdu novelist, hugely popular for her woman-oriented writings. Masroor Jahan Her grand daughter Saira Mujtaba is a filmmaker and a television presenter for Doordarshan.


Day 5: Tuesday, 7th February, 5:00 p.m. (Main Chabutra, Baradari)
Qissa Goi: "Ghar Aangan" Reha'ish in Awadh Homes
Naseem-Iqtedar-Ali Naseem Iqtidar Ali & Sabiha Anwar
Naseem Iqtidar Ali is a social worker, a litterateur who epitomizes Lucknawi nafasat and adab. Dr. Sabiha Anwar is a known Urdu writer, educationist and a Lucknawi institution by herself.



View Program Schedules of Other Events of 2017

Crafts & Weaves Bazaar - Craft Demonstrations
Cultural Performance - Dance, Drama, Music
Food - Awadhi Home Cooked Food Festival
Heritage Walk & Tours
Kids Corner - Workshops
Filmistan
Literary Guftugu