Faiz Amn Mela Committee announced yesterday that the planned Faiz Amn Mela (Faiz Peace festival) would go as planned on 22 March 2008 at Open Air Theater Bagh–Jinnah Lahore. The decision was taken after an emergency meeting and consultation with members of Faiz Amn Mel Committee. This is despite the recent suicidal bombing at Lahore .The committee members of the view that it is even more necessary to go ahead with the Mela at present.The Mela will start at 6pm with a Mushaira (poetry reciting). Prominent poets of Pakistan will recite their revolutionary and progressive poetry. After 9pm, a “Mehfil Moseeqi” will start. Known artists and singers will pay tribute to Faiz Ahmad Faiz. We will update with the names confirm for this event. Already several print and electronic media have shown interest in affiliating with the event.
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