The Oxford Annual Mushaira 2015 - A Poetic Gathering

 16 May
 St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford
 Queens Lane - OX1 4AR - Oxford - United Kingdom
 Farrukh Arsalan Siddiqui
Oxford University Pakistan Society is pleased to announce one of our flagship events, the PakSoc annual Mushaira. ***ThePakSoc Annual Mushaira*** This is a Cultural Evening of Ghazal and Poetry organised by PakSoc. The PakSoc Annual Mushaira is traditionally held every year for the past decade. Following the same tradition, the executive committee is looking forward to make this mega event even more special. Without any doubt, it promises to be one of the largest and most prominent gathering of renowned Urdu poets in the United Kingdom. Presidential Chair: Yashab Tamanna Yashab Tamanna is a prominent UK-based Urdu poet. He writes both Ghazals and Nazams. In recognition of his work for Urdu literature, he was awarded with Qateel Shifaai Award in 2001. Special Guest: Razia Ismail The eminent Urdu poet, Dr. Razia Ismail, will be our special guest this year. She not only has a notable profile in Ghazal, Nasari Nazam, Mahiya and Doha writing but also has illustrated in depth. Her recent books are: Gulaabo ko tum apnay paas rakho Sab aankhain meri aankhain hein Mein aurat hun Pepal ki chaaun Hawa k sang sang These contributions successfully elaborate her personality and one of her book was published by Book Home Lahore. Faizan Arif: Faizan Arif is a notable UK based Urdu poet and regularly enlightens his listeners/viewers through his poetry on different TV channels. He is a regular performer at the annual Mushaira at Oxford. He is the author of a number of books. Other Confirmed Poets: Saleem Figar Nuzhat Abbas Khawaja Arif Azra Naz Farooq Sagher Shahbaz Khawaja Ayub Sangiya Tanweer Tabish Date and Time: May 16, 2015 (5:00 pm) Venue: Doctorow Hall, St. Edmund Hall, University of Oxford. OX41AR Entry Fee: £4 for members £5 for non-members Students interested in presenting are warmly welcomed. Please contact Farrukh Arsalan Siddiqui (President) for details or email at: Refreshments will be served. We look forward to welcoming you to what promises to be a highly entertaining evening. OUPakSoc is pleased have cooperation with Indus Hospital, Karachii, one of the big charity organizations in Pakistan.

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