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Faiz Ahmed Faiz


Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq Conference on Pakistani Revolutionary Poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Faiz Ahmed Faiz

Voice of America (VOA) Urdu TV Video About the Faiz Conference:

Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq Shomali Amrika (HAZSA) [Literary Friends Network of North America] 61st meeting celebrated the 100th Birthday of Faiz Ahmed Faiz:

Subjects of Discussions:

1. Mr. FAIZ AHMED FAIZ – Pakistani Urdu poet, journalist, editor, author of books and human rights defender.

2. Mr. KHALID HASAN – Pakistani journalist, translator and author of books.


1. Mr. AKMAL ALEEMI – Pakistani journalist, editor, ex-VOA Urdu radio broadcaster and author of books.

2. Dr. SATYAPAL ANAND – Pakistani/Indian poet, professor and author of books.

Program Coordinator:

Mr. Kafayat Rehmani – Pakistani civil engineer.

Program Moderators:

1. Dr. Abida Waqar Ripley – Pakistani journalist, VOA Urdu radio broadcaster and teacher/educator.

2. Mr. Hasan Jalil – Pakistani journalist and TV/video producer.

Features: Pakistani singer Mr. Asad Kamal and Indian singer Ms. Swati Sharma recited the poetry of Faiz. Music composer Mr. Omar Waqar sang his English poem about Faiz Ahmed Faiz. Indian activist Mr. Bhawanipati Sharma also expressed his views about Faiz.

– Time: 1:00 PM
– Day & Date: Saturday, 5 February 2011
– Location: Dr. A.J. Ferlazzo Building (Cafeteria)
– 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191 USA

Videos of Faiz’s Revolutionary Poems:

Pakistani Singer – Ms. Iqbal Bano:

Pakistani Singer – Ms. Noor Jahan:

Pakistani Singer – Ms. Masooma Anwar:

TV Video Biography of Faiz Ahmed Faiz:

© Copyright: Akmal Aleemi – http://www.AkmalAleemi.net – 2012 – USA


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