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this weekend in Lahore

This Weekend in Lahore: Wrapping up 2018 with Ally Adnan

This weekend in Lahore marks the end of 2018. I’m sure everyone has had their share of tragedies and victories over the past year, however, now is not the time to moan and brood. Reflect if you must, but this weekend in Lahore is mostly going to put you in the right state of mind for the coming year. If you do it the Charcoal + Gravel way of course.


Ghazal in Hindustani Sangeet

Olomopolo Media is presenting a talk on Ghazal in Hindustani Sangeet, where the enthusiastic and indefatigable patron of the arts Ally Adnan will walk us through the evolution of ghazal as a genre.

P.S. The event will feature a musical performance by Maqsood Ali.


Atomi Daamaki Wali Mohabbat

‘What’s Your Mantiq?’ is a series of conversations with creative practitioners at MoM. Presenting Umber Majeed’s ‘Atomi Daamaki Wali Mohabbat’ followed by a conversation about her multidisciplinary practice.

P.S. Instaworthy, for sure.


Qawwali- Music of the Sufis

Another soulful treat where the indefatigable patron of the arts Ally Adnan will walk us through forms of Qawwali and the etiquette of Mehfil E Samaa. This will be followed by a musical performance.

P.S. Get your tickets now.

toba tek singh

Toba Tek Singh

Ajoka Institute proudly presents the culmination of its 3 months “Art of Acting” course with a riveting performance. The event is free for all, so come and support Pakistan’s emerging talent.

P.S. Don’t forget to bring your friends along.


Truck Art Workshop

The workshop will cover the origin and evolution of truck art, various regional styles, poetry and iconography used in trucks. Mr. Adnan will also be speaking about the popularity of Truck Art as an art form.

P.S. The event is being co-hosted by The Citizens Archive of Pakistan and Children’s Literature Festival. 

If you’d rather be out, raging your way into 2019, this isn’t the list for you. However, if you’re looking for something more wholesome, this weekend in Lahore has a lot to offer.

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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