SMIU organises 4-Day Festival of Arts, Ideas from 7 Dec

Karachi:December 5: Sindh Madressatul Islam University’s (SMIU) 4-Day Festival of Arts and Ideas will be commenced from Thursday, 7th December and will continue till Sunday, 10th December, in its premises. The international and national scholars, academia, social scientists, economists, journalists and experts of other fields are attending the festival. In this respect all preparations have been finalized. This was stated by Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU, during a media briefing, held at a local hotel on Monday.
Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh said that the festival is being organized to celebrate 70 years of the independence of Pakistan.Therefore, during four days of the festival, international lecture programs, distinguished lectures, conversation corner, bookshelf sessions, documentary competition, painting and photography’s exhibition, performance by SMIU’s students on seven famous folklores of Sindh, singing and quiz competitions, screening of classic film, Message of Peace and Universalism in Mystic Poetry, fun fare, national and international cultural shows and school show will be organized.

He said that on the first day of the festival, Thursday, December 7, 2017, a film fare will be held, in which classic films, The Fall of the Roman Empire, Bridge on the River of Kwai and Ben Hur will be screened from 9.00 am to 6:50 pm at SMIU’s auditorium. The inauguration session will be held on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm.The news.