The first week of Ramzan has kicked off and the entire city is busy celebrating the festivities of this holy month. Karachista gives you a scoop on all the up-coming events in the city, so you can indulge in your favorite activities. T2F and NAPA invites all qavvali enthusiasts to their qavvali nights for a spiritually rejuvenating experience. Art lovers can rejoice this week by visiting young artist S.M Raza’s “Mural Series” exhibition at the Canvas Art Gallery. Read on to learn more about the events taking place in the city this week!
Join Taj and Shaad Mohammed Niazi for a classical qavvali performance!
Hailing from the Atrauli Gharana, Taj and Shaad Mohammed Niazi are amongst the finest contemporary practitioners of Hazrat Amir Khusrau’s kalaam. The progeny of the late, critically acclaimed Moin Niazi, and recipient of the Pride of Performance award, the troupe has performed widely across the subcontinent, from Pakpattan to Dhaka.
When: 11th June, Saturday
Timings: 10 PM-12 AM
NAPA Music presents a spiritual journey crowning at sehri with two nights of qavvali performances by Fareed Ayaz & Abu Muhammad Qawal. This event includes a sehri meal that you can enjoy along with friends and family in a soothing and relaxing environment.
When: 11th June & 27th Ramzan
Where: NAPA in-house theatre
Timings: 11 PM – 2.30 AM
Ticket: Rs. 1500
3. Lucid Dreams by S.M Raza
Mixed media artist, S.M Raza will be exhibiting his Mural Series called ‘Lucid Dreams’. S.M Raza is a practicing visual artist, drawing instructor and freelance illustrator and a graduate in Visual Studies from Karachi University.
When: 14th-18th June
Where: Canvas Gallery
Timings: 11 AM – 6 PM
4. Happiness is Handmade – An Open House
Firefly is organizing and arts & craft open house in order to bring creative souls and artsy souls together. The idea is to come together as a community to celebrate countless reasons as to why Happiness is Handmade. Open to all craft enthusiasts, hobbyists, craft show participants and friends!
When: 11th June, Saturday
Where: Commune Artist Colony
Timings: 12.45 – 3 PM
5. Peacetech Exchange
PeaceTech Exchange is an initiative by PeaceTech Lab that brings together peace building practitioners and technologists to develop and strengthen linkages amongst the local civil society in order to bolster efforts aimed at reducing violent conflict and building peace.
The focus of the workshops is to bridge the gap between civil society actors and technologists, encouraging collaboration on peace building activities. It will also serve to increase awareness among Civil Society Organizations of easy-to-use, low-cost technologies in order to help them understand how they can leverage technology in their day-to-day workings.
The theme of the conference is: Enabling and Promoting Technologies for Peace building
When: 10-12th June
Where: Habib University
Timings: 8 AM-3 PM
6. Ramadan Fiesta
A Ramadan festival is being organized for family entertainment where 40+ dishes will be served along with a Kids play area and praying area. Make the most of your Sunday with family and friends at this fun-filled and exciting event!
When: 12th June, Sunday
Where: Pavilion End Club
Timings: 5 PM
Ticket: Rs. 899 per head