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This Weekend in Lahore: Debate, Celebrate, and Elevate

This weekend in Lahore we’ve got two festivals coming up, along with an art class like no other and debates featuring some of the best speakers in the country. You do not want to miss out. 

norooz

Norooz

OLO PEOPLE is an exciting cultural exchange and cultural celebrations program being hosted by Olomopolo Media. Artists from different countries/cultures or with origins from other countries/cultures will be showcasing their work. The event will also feature domestic talent in celebration of world events. This Sunday, come celebrate the Persian New Year.

P.S. The event is open to all

qavvali night

Mela Chiranghan

The annual Festival of Lights, held in honor of Peer Madhu Lal Hussain, is scheduled to take place this weekend. The event is to be marked by a Qawwali featuring Sher Mian-daad Qawwal and has been organized by the Walled City of Lahore Authority & Auqaf Department Government of Punjab. Come enjoy mysticism and spirituality with devotees of the Mian Mir Shrine. 

P.S. The event is open to all

aleph

Introduction to Aleph

Are you an amateur writer? Ever thought of getting published but didn’t know where to start? FCCU is giving you the opportunity to meet the team of The Aleph Review – an anthology of contemporary literature that aims to publish amateur writers alongside accomplished writers. Don’t miss the chance of a lifetime.

P.S. Dreams do come true.

ikhtelaaf-e-raaye

Ikhtelaaf-e-Raaye

This Old vs. Young debate will together senior speakers and young debaters as they engage in a riveting parliamentary-style debate. The topic under discussion is “This house believes that we should move past the pain of Partition.” The panel of speakers consists of Aitzaz Ahsan, Arfa Sayeda Zehra, and Siddique Awan opposing the motion.

P.S. Ali Akbar Abbas Rizvi, Ammar Jan, and Mehrunissa Sajjad will propose the motion

self portraits

Portraits with Haris Hidayat Ullah

Calling all art enthusiasts!BCL is hosting an introspective self-portrait workshop by the massively talented Haris Hidayat Ullah. You never look at yourself the same way again. This is no ordinary art class; sift through the social, economic and cultural aspects of self-perception to discover the idea of self.

P.S. Check out Haris’s work, he’s a supremely talented visual artist taking over Instagram.

This might just prove to be the most exciting weekend in Lahore so far. Buckle up. 

Purnea depends on a steady supply of positive affirmations and berry flavored tea in order to continue functioning as an upstanding member of society. An amateur dance-battle enthusiast, she's a woman of many talents, overshadowed only by her mysterious aura. When she's not busy over-analyzing every social interaction she's had over the past 22 years she enjoys curating memes and scrapping sub-par content.

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