Art is soothing and therapeutic… Jashn-e-Adab Foundation Cultural Kaarva’n-Virasat 2022

New Delhi, 15 October: Cultural Kaarva’n-Virasat 2022 is organized by Jasn-e-Adab Sahityotsava in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Tourism as the nation unites to commemorate the historic 75th year of the ‘independence.

Jashn-e-Adab’s Cultural Kaarva’n-Virasat 2022 captures the spirit of our heritage, which is preserved in Hindustani literature, art and culture. The three-day extravaganza will take place on October 28, 29 and 30, 2022, starting at 3 p.m., at the Sunder Nursery (Amphitheatre), located opposite Humayun’s Tomb Park in Nizamuddin, New Delhi.

A tribute to the Hindustani cultural heritage, which is replete with an astonishing range of vibrant artistic genres, is Jashn-e-Cultural Adab’s Kaarva’n-Virasat 2022. The performances and presentations of this chapter of Kaarva’ of Jashn-e-Cultural Adab n – Virasat 2022 are more extensive than before.

The three-day gala dedicated to art, culture and literature will captivate the public with:

Conversation session with Saurabh Shukla (actor), Piyush Mishra (actor), Rajesh Tailang (actor), Nirupama Kotru with Uzma Jafri.

Conversation session with Padma Shree Chandraprakash Dwivedi (actor and director), Padma Shree Ashok Chakradhar (poet) and Dr. Sachidanand Joshi (IGNCA)

Kabir Gayan by Padma Shree Prahlad Singh Tipanya and group

Sitar performance by Maestro Shujaat Khan

Amongst others

Kathak performance by Vidha Lal and her band

Play ‘Jis Lahore Nai Dekhya O Jamyai Nahi’ directed by Arind Gaur and written by Asghar Wajahat

Folk song by Kavita Seth

Qawwali of the Nizami brothers

Ghazal sung by Ghulam Abbas Khan

Kunwar Ranjeet Chauhan, Urdu Poet and Founder of Jashn-e-Adab Foundation sharing on Cultural Kaarva’n�Virasat 2022 said, “Hindustani art, culture and literature are naturally persistent. In the current scenario where life is so stressful, especially for young people, Hindustani art is soothing and therapeutic. We see many young people making an effort to understand the enriching creations in Hindi and Urdu, using the power of the digital medium to reach authentic platforms and artists. Their interest helps to make Hindustani art more mainstream. Great artists of our time honor us by being part of Cultural Kaarva’n � Virasat 2022 which marks the monumental 75th year of independence – Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The standard bearers and stars of Hindustani fine arts, namely Padma Shree Prof. Ashok Chakradhar (Poet), Padma Shree Chandraprakash Dwivedi (Director), Padma Shree Prahlad Singh Tipanya (Singer), Padma Shree Dr.Yash Gulati, Padma Shree Prof.Seyed E. Hasnain, Shree Shujaat Khan (Sitar Maestro), Saurabh Shukla ( Actor), Piyush Mishra (Actor), Rajesh Tailang (Actor), Arvind Guar (Theatre Director), Vidha Lal (Kathak Dancer), Nirupama Kotru (Cinema Enthusiast, Writer and Co-Secretary and Financial Advisor of Ministry of Charcoal), Madan Mohan Mishra “Danish” (poet), Khushbir Singh Shaad (poet) and Quaiser Khalid (IPS), among others, will animate our stage. We are forever grateful to the Department of Culture (GoI) and Department of Tourism (GoI) for their support and guidance. The resounding applause and the encouraging response from the audience motivate us to make Jashn-e-Adab Cultural Kaarva’n bigger and better every time. The kaarva’n (caravan) will travel to other cities in India over the next few months to reach a wider audience.

One of the greatest places for promoting Hindustani literature, art and culture is Jashn-e-Adab Sahityotsava, which strives to preserve and nurture the original forms and spirit.

Admission is free for Jashn-e-Adab Cultural Kaarva’n�Virasat for interested public, no ticket is required.

Dora W. Clawson