Artistes mesmerize audience at Grand Ajoka Night
LAHORE (Imran Raj) - Ajoka Night, a unique cultural event, was organised by Ajoka Theatre in collaboration with the Punjabi Institute of Language, Art and Culture on Saturday.
The event included short theatrical performances, music and Qawwali. The audience were taken to the PILAC Baithak where Ajoka actors presented one-person performances and extracts from Ajoka plays.
Actors included Usman Zia, Usra Irfan, Sumavia Zaman, Nasir Mehmood, Rai Kamran, Asad Bhatti, Shehrbano Rehmani and Ajoka veteran Sarfraz Ansari who performed on Ajoka stage after several years.
Then the audience was shifted to the PILAC lawns where singers Qasim and Umme Laila entertained them with their musical talent. The climax of the evening was the mesmerizing performance by Ali Moin Qawwals who recited the mystcial poetry.
The audience were also treated with a mix of design and Italian cuisine as well.
Ajoka Director Nirvaan Nadeem appreciated the high quality performances of the artistes. He also thanked PILAC Director General Dr Sughra Sadaf for her support for meaningful cultural activities for the youth.