Spiritual evening: Hitting mystical notes on a musical night

Hanif termed sufism as a need of the time to promote peace and brotherhood as much as possible.


Singers left the audience mesmerised. PHOTO: MUHAMMAD JAVAID/EXPRESS



A musical night based on mystic poetry was arranged by Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) at its auditorium where renowned singers of the country enthralled the twin cities’ audience.


Qurban Niazi, Nida Faiz and Shahenshah Niazi recited the poetry of Bulleh Shah, Khwaja Fareed and Shah Hussain amid thundering applause and appreciation from the listeners.

Member Punjab Assembly Raja Muhammad Hanif Advocate, along with Naheed Manzoor honoured the ceremony as chief guests. Resident Director RAC Waqar Ahmed welcomed the guests.



Addressing at the occasion, Hanif said that the theory of sufism could be fruitful in present situation, terming it a need of the time to promote peace and brotherhood as much as possible.

Manzoor said RAC always provided neat and clean entertainment to the people of twin cities. Besides Qurban Niazi, Nida Faiz and Shahenshah Niazi, the young singers Laraib, Quratul Ain, Umair Niazi and Muhammad Arshad also performed at the musical night. 

Published in The Express Tribune, June 20th, 2013.

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