KARACHI – Tehzeeb Foundation of Pakistan, in collaboration with Karachi Arts Council, is holding its 10th Tehzeeb Festival on 14-16 December 2018.
The 3 days event features different genres and styles of our traditional music: Kheyal, Thumri, ghazal and folk music presented by some of the brilliant musicians of Pakistan. It also features renowned artistes from India and Afghanistan.
The event will feature Ustad Hamid Ali Khan (Patiala Gharana), Ustad Raza Ali Khan (from India) – grandson of the legendary Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan and Ustad Fateh Ali Khan (Gwalior Gharana). It will also showcase young musicians such as Shahzeb Ali, Turab Ali, Shehroz Hussain, Imran Ilyas Khan, Ahmed Raza Khan and others. Wali Fateh Ali Khan from Afghanistan will also be participating in the event to present kheyal and Persian Kalam. Musicologists including Ustad Shahid Hamid (classical vocalist), Professor Shahbaz Ali (Harmonium) and Rakae Jameel (Sitar) will also perform.
The festival also includes a literary session captioned “Halaat-e-Ghair Haazira” by Anwar Maqsood, which is an imaginary conversation with the iconic personality Jaun Elia (1931-2002).
Tehzeeb Festival is sponsored by Getz Pharma, Thar Foundation, PSO, Martin Dow, Thar Foundation and Pepsi.
The event is open to public and entry is FREE.