Join Pratham Books for a mazedaar day of fun-filled activities at Jashn-e-Rekhta
Cartooning workshop – Make faces with Ajit Narayan
11 – 12 p.m
Story time with Anis Azmi
Dastan Alice ki – Dastangoi Session
Doodle Wall and Kahaani Tree installations through the day!
Date: 13th February, Saturday
Venue: IGNCA, Gate no-1, Janpath
Rekhta Foundation presents Jashn-e-Rekhta
, a unique festival celebrating Urdu’s inimitable beauty, its soul-stirring cadence and its lyrical splendor.
The second edition is being held in the heart of New Delhi at the IGNCA [ Indira Gandhi Centre for the Arts] , the hub of art and culture. Scheduled from 12th – 14th February 2016, the festival will celebrate the quintessential spirit of Urdu, its inclusive ethos, creative richness and linguistic heritage. For three mesmeric days, some of the Urdu’s finest poets, authors and artists will come together to bring alive Urdu’s lyrical beauty and resonating eloquence through live performances, panel discussions and interactive sessions.
The Jashn aspires to engage, enlighten and entertain audiences from diverse backgrounds, both Urdu and non-Urdu speaking, in a vibrant, participative and festive ambience.
Visit the website
for more details about the festival and for the schedule of events. Free entry (registration required)