Delhi Poetry Festival
11-12-22 | 07:00 PM | Amphitheatre
TALK | Delhi Poetry Festival . celebrates 300 th year of Waris Shah in their 6th edition This mega celebration of poetry by India’s largest standalone poetry festival shall see poetry readings, performances, discussions and so much more Among the very engaging sessions, there is a discussion around Waris Shah’s Heer and her relevance in 21 st century. Dolly Singh in conversation with Rene Singh, Sakoon Singh and Dr.Vaneeta.
Sumail Singh Sidhu to invoke Waris Shah in another session The heart-wrenching poetry from the war-ravaged Ukraine will be presented as translation by Nidheesh Tyagi. Yudh ki vyatha- Ukraine ki Kavya Pukar Rabbi Shergill and Dolly Singh to discuss “The role of poets and creative artists in arresting culture decline” Navtej Sarna reads his translation of Zafarnama Echoes of Partition- of forgotten alleys and separated friends- Nirupama Dutt, with Sukrita Paul Kumar and Urvashi Butalia.
Bonding with people on the other side of the border through “Daak to Lahore” will be presented by Amy Singh Bringing the folk songs and poetry back in mainstream, a session on poetry in Punjabi Wedding Songs- Madhaniya’n shall be presented by singer Radhika Nayak Sood and narrator Amy Singh Delhi Poetry Festival-REX Karmaveer Poetry Awards and Fellowships will be announced for school children. Besides these and more, there will be book launches, poetry readings in multi languages, workshops, a scintillating performance by Harpreet Singh to wrap the evening To know more, log on to: delhipoetryfest.org