“Combine installation art, music and the concept of langar and you’ll get Art Langar”
Langar is a punjabi term which means distribution of free food. Art Langar as the name indicates, is one of it’s kind, music and art festival starting from the 2nd December 2017 in Islamabad.
The two day event aims to create a vibrant community through music, food and arts.
Considered to be the most sacred place in Lahore, Data Darbar is located in the city of Lahore, is the largest Sufi shrine in South Asia. It provides the shelters and foods to many people on the daily basis which truly represents the art of giving.#ArtLangar #FoodForTheSoul
Publié par Art Langar sur jeudi 23 novembre 2017
The unique idea was put forth by the founder and a very well-known sufi-folk musician of Pakistan; Arieb Azhar, co-founder of the popular Music Mela. The musician has not only performed nationally and internationally but worked for the promotion and development of culture both in Pakistan and abroad too.
Arieb Azhar, the founder of Art Langar, talks about culture and the concept of langar in our society and how these two words gave birth to the idea of Art Langar.#ArtLangar #FoodForTheSoul
Publié par Art Langar sur mardi 21 novembre 2017
Three elements will be the highlight of Art Langar:
- Art Installations
- Live Musical Performances
- Food (Langar)
Installation art will be promoted for the first time in Pakistan through an outdoor festival. Students from different universities and artists will be taking part and exhibit their skills to the world through this platform.
Live musical performances contain renowned artists like QB, Farhad Humayun & Overload, Malang Party, Sketches, Arieb Azhar and Mai Dhai etc.
Third major element of event; “langar” is about free distribution of food to the underprivileged kids. The students and kids of Sweet Homes and Mashal Model School will attend the event on the second day and interact with the artists and attendees. In this way, the hosts aims to bridge the gap between privileged and underprivileged communities in Pakistan.
Art Langar is not just a festival, it’s an effort to empower communities through active participation, innovation, self expression and service to humanity.
Join the event to learn, know and enjoy art and music of Pakistan.
Tickets and more details here: http://bookitnow.pk/event/art-langar