This December, prepare yourself for some serious festive cheer and head to one of Karachi’s events filled with the holiday spirit. Breaking away from the traditional family shaadi events will do you some good, and the Christmas Sundown evening featuring Jimmy Khan will definitely be worth its while. Those of you visiting from abroad, might be craving for some traditional events, and T2F has exactly what your looking for this weekend ; a Qavvali Session or a poetic evening dedicated to the acclaimed urdu poet Iftikhar Arif . Lastly, head out for some good old wholesome family fun at the Sports Carnival on Sunday, which has something on for all ages .
Enjoy an evening filled with some old world charm by celebrating a classic Christmas afternoon in the company of Jimmy Khan. Savour a meal fit for a king, inculcated by Faheem Jaffer and his culinary team, while you enjoy the soulful tunes of Jimmy’s band accompanied by the hot DJ Herby Werby. Don’t miss out, book your spot fast.
When: Sunday, 25th December
Where: Cote Rotie
Timings: 3pm to 7 pm
Qavvaali Featuring Shah Jee
Enjoy a traditional evening with a Qavvali session with Shah jee, whose family has been continuously attached to Sufi orders for the last seven centuries. They have been granted permanent rooms adjacent to the shrines of Moinuddin Chishti, Nizamuddin Auliya and Alauddin Sabir Kaliyari, in Ajmer, Delhi, due to their regular services to the Sufi saints. The protégé of the legendary Ustad Bahauddin Qavvaal, Shah Jee inherited his father’s great sense of commitment to the Khausrau tradition, mastering vocal notes, instruments, as well as a deep knowledge of Sufi poetry and thought. He has taught at the National Academy of Performing Arts, and currently holds a teaching appointment at the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture.
When: Friday, 23rd December
Timings: 7pm to 10pm
Join in for a beautiful poetic evening centred around the legendary poet, Iftikhar Arif. Iftikhar Arif is a well known Pakistani Urdu poet, scholar and littérateur. He has headed the Pakistan Academy of Letters and the National Language Authority. He has received the Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Presidential Pride of Performance awards, which are the highest literary awards given by the Government of Pakistan.
When: Saturday, 23rd December
Timings: 7pm to 8:30pm
I am Karachi Sports Carnival 2016
I am Karachi and Karachi United Football Club bring you an exciting family event to celebrate sports and enjoy all the best things that Karachi has to offer. Indulge in some family fun with Sports and Carnival Games, a Kids Play Area, Food Court, Football Match, Sports legends of Karachi, and last but not least Noori Live in concert.
Where: Karachi United Football Club, Al Jaffer Ground
When: Sunday, 25th December
Timings: 12pm to 10pm