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Jashn-e-Adab to host 8th edition of three-day poetry festival from March 1

Delhi events update: A cultural-linguistic festival, Jashn-e-Adab announced its 8th poetry festival which will also see Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi. Know more!

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New Delhi Published on: February 26, 2019 23:31 IST
Jashn-e-Adab to host 8th edition of three-day poetry festival from March 1

Jashn-e-Adab to host 8th edition of three-day poetry festival from March 1

A cultural-linguistic festival, Jashn-e-Adab announced its 8th poetry festival which will also see Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi celebrate the latter's father Kaifi Azmi's centenary year. The three-day festival to be organised in association with the institute of higher education Jamia Hamdard will be held in Jamia Nagar, New Delhi, from 1st March to 3rd March, as said by Jashn-e-Adab Founder Secretary Ranjit Chauhan at a press meet.

The festival will see various events related to music, theatre, films, poetry, fiction, radio and journalism, along with the participation of noted practitioners of art and culture. Apart from the panel discussions, interactive sessions, poetry sessions and a qawwali performance involving major names in the Indian cultural scene, the fest will also organise discussions on the personality and poetry of the iconic poet-songwriter Kaifi Azmi.

"Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi will grace the occasion to mark the celebration of 100 years of Kaifi Azmi," Chauhan said.

For those who are interested, let us give you an amazing piece of information which is -the entry to the festival is free. For further details, the schedule can be found at jashneadab.org.

(IANS Inputs)

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