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February 19, 2023

Events in Lahore this week

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*7th Faiz Festival, a three-day annual event, concludes Sunday (today) at Alhamra Arts Council, The Mall. Timings: 11am to 9pm. Today’s highlights: Talking Life, Adeel Hashmi in conversation with Javed Akhtar; Female Representation in Pakistani Cinema, featuring Sajal Ali, Samiya Mumtaz, Sania Saeed, Simi Raheal, and Imran Abbas, and moderated by Moneeza Hashmi; Sach Gup: A Tribute to Shoaib Hashmi, Nayyara Noor and Farooq Qaiser, by Navid Shahzad, Salima Hashmi, Irfan Khoosat, Salman Shahid, and Shehryar Zaidi, modertated by Arshad Mahmud; Dua-i-Ishq, a kathak performance by Adnan Jahangir; Three Centuries of Travel Writing by Muslim Women, featuring Siobhan Lambert-Hurley and Daniel Joseph Majchrowics, moderated by Dr Osama Siddique; and Spreading the Joy of Urdu across the World through Bilingual Content, with Dr Arfa Zehra, Zarminae Ansari, and Syed Shamoon Hashmi.

*UET Career Fair 2023 shall be held on February 22 at UET Auditorium. Start time: 9am.

The event is said to provide “an opportunity to students and employers to meet and establish professional relationships, and discuss potential jobs or internship opportunities.” Heads of a variety of industries are expected to attend the event.

*British Council launches Wolfie, a children’s book by Sonya Rehman, on February 25, at its Lahore library. Timings: 12pm-2pm.

Wolfie has been published by ZUKA Books, Mehr F Husain’s publishing platform. 

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