Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dastangoi at Humayun's Tomb

Team Dastangoi, 
in association with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture,
invites you to celebrate the World Heritage Day

The morning will begin with a heritage walk of the Humayun’s Tomb complex led by youth volunteers from the community of Nizamuddin Basti.

This will be followed by a dastangoi performance by our newest performing pair of young dastangos:

Affan and Aamir
They will present
Dastan Amir Hamza aur Amar Ayyaar ke Bachpan ki
about the childhood of Amir Hamza and Amar Ayyaar. The story is all about their experience in a madarsa, where they were sent for education at the tender age of five.
Directed by: Mahmood Farooqui

A quiz and painting competition on the theme heritage and environment will be organized in parallel sessions.

Time: 09.30 am to 12.30 pm
Venue: Humayun’s Tomb

Date: 17th April 2014

Schools can confirm their participation of 50 students per school (Age group: 8 to 15 years) via email or phone call at 40700713/40700700.

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Khusrau on the banks of Yamuna

The Centre for Community Knowledge (CCK) invites you to a Dastangoi performance at the Dilli ki Yaadein festival. 

Dastan Khusrau-e-Shireen-Sukhan Ki
a narrative on the life, times and works of Amir Khusrau Dehlavi - the courtier and poet of the medieval Delhi Sultanate. 

Written and performed by Ankit Chadha
Directed by Mahmood Farooqui

Ghat No 15, Nigambodh Ghat
6 pm sharp

It will be followed by a traditional Yamuna Aarti by Pt. Prem Chand Sharma, a senior resident of the Nigambodh ghat.

(Please come with sufficient mosquito repellent cream.)

Three dastans on March 25

Performed by Manu and Nadeem
Venue: IP College

“Ghummi Kababi”
Performed by Fouzia and Poonam
“Dastan Khusrav-e-Shireen Sukhan Ki” 
Performed by Ankit Chadha
Venue: India Islamic Cultural Centre
Time: 6.45 pm

Directed by: Mahmood Farooqui