Whats on this week in Karachi : Events on 8th – 14th December

Whats on this week in Karachi : Events on 8th – 14th December

Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, the festivities of Christmas markets are enjoyed worldwide. Karachites will be treated to two Christmas  bazaars this week, one hosted by the British Womens Association (BWA) the other is the Winter Carnival organised by Talent Grabbers.  The BWA Bazaar brings together a plethora of talented artisans, who will be laying out a variety of  handcrafted goods including  furniture, home accents, stationary items, home-made treats, and all sorts of clothes and accessories. For a mid week treat, hurry fast and  book your tickets for Ali Hamza’s tour of Karachi, presented by Salt Arts this gig will feature  popular songs, indie folk, western classics and more.  T2F will be hosting two musical performances this week, firstly the ‘Open Mic Session’ an open platform for amateur musicians and a Qavvali session by Farid Ayaz and Abu Mohammad as a part of the book launch of “Kalaam-e-Arifaan”. Last but not least stock up on some good books with some great discounts at the Karachi Book Bazar.

1. BWA Christmas Charity Bazaar

Mark your calendars for the British Women’s Association Christmas Charity Bazaar, an annual event that all Karachites look forward to. All for a good cause, this festive occasion is fun for the young and the old, with entertainment, children’s games and lots of delicious food stalls. A fun family day for all, make sure you go with plenty of cash, as there will be lots of goodies to take home.

  When: Sunday 11th December

Where : Beach Luxury Hotel

Timings: 11am onwards

2. Winter Carnival 2016

Talent Grabbers brings to you the “Winter Carnival’ 2016 an amazing and unique family event lots of fun and entertainment. The event will include : Underground Band Performances, Singers, Dhol Performance, Food Court, Games, Play Area, Rap Battles, Dance Crew Performances, Fire Works and a Lucky Draw!

When: Saturday, 10th December

Where: PACC Karachi Cantt

Timings: 5pm onwards

Pass Price: 300/-

Kids Under 10 are Free

Winter Carnival 2016
Winter Carnival 2016

 

3. Sanwal Featuring Ali Hamza

Ali Hamza’s tour of Karachi, conceptualised under the theme of his new introspective musical direction ‘Sanwal’. Ali Hamza will be performing his popular songs, indie folk, western classics and more during this tour. Ali Hamza is best known for noori, and the band’s work with Coke Studio.

When: Wednesday 14th December

Where: Alliance Francaise

Timings: 9pm to 11:30 pm

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Sanwal featuring Ali Hamza

4. Open Mic Night

Enjoy a Saturday evening for a fun-filled ‘Open Mic Night’, with new and upcoming talented musicians who are working on original compositions. This event is an open platform for all aspiring musicians, just show up with your voice, instruments, and props. The best three videos from the event will be featured on T2F’s social media properties.

When: Saturday 10th Saturday

Where: T2F

Timings: 7 pm

An open platform for all all musicians
An open platform for all all musicians

6.Book and Website Launch of “Kalaam-e-Arifaan”

 Attend the book and website launch of “Kalaam-e-Arifaan”, a magnificent volume of Qavvaali featuring Dr. Hasan Aziz. The event will feature a discussion of the book and the website followed by a Qavvaali session with Farid Ayaz and Abu Mohammad.

When: Thursday, 8th December

Where: T2F

Timings: 7pm to 10pm

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Enjoy a Qavvali Session followed by the Book Launch

5. Sibte Hasan Centenary Celebration (1916-2016)

Celebrate Sibte Hasan’s 100th year with an evening dedicated to his life and work. Enjoy a display of Sibte Hasan’s photographs from different periods of his life. Take a trip down memory lane with the  viewing of the short film ‘Jab Jasn-e-Sibte Hasan Unki Zindagi Mein Manaya Gya’ by Ayesha Gazder and the short illustrated film  ‘Gumnaam Mussier’   by Sibte Hasan Azad .  The evening will be wrapped up by Dr. Syed Jaffar Ahmad , with a talk titled “Getting to know Sibte Hasan and His Thought’.

 When: Friday, 9th December

Where: T2F

Timings: 7 pm to  9pm

sibtehasan7. Karachi Book Bazaar

Mark the date for Karachi Book Bazar presented by Libery books, bringing a wide selection of books at a price that will leave you dazzled.

When: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9th, 10th, 11th of December

Where: The Basement, Liberty Books

Timings: 12 pm onwards

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Some great bargains at the Karachi Book Bazaar

 

 

 

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