A kavi sammelan (meeting of poets) and mushaira (Urdu poetry recital) will be held at the Shaikh Rashid Auditorium of Indian High School in Dubai on January 31 to commemorate India’s Republic Day.
Popular poets of Hindi and Urdu origin Waseem Barelvi, Ifthikar Arif, Manzar Bhopali, Dr A Abdullah, Dr Kalim Qaiser and Dewal Asheesh, among others, will be performing. Indian Ambassdor to the UAE M K Lokesh will preside the event along with Consul-General of India Sanjay Verma.
The programme is going to be included, as in the preceding years, in the calendar of events of Dubai Shopping Festival 2013 as an official event of the festival. For more details, visit www.mushairakvsdubai.org.