Children's Literature Festival Children's Literature Festival
27th - 28th February 2015
Venue: Arts Council of Pakistan, Karachi
 
CLF Karachi 2015 Program

INAUGURATION

8:00 – 9:00am Registration and Arrival of Guests

9:15 – 9:20am Tilawat

9:20 – 9:30am CLF Taraana – “Hamain Kitab Chaheiye”- Lyrics:  Zehra Nigah, Composition: Rakae Jamil

9:30 – 9:40am Welcome address by Founder of CLF and Director Programs Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi, Baela Raza Jamil

9:40 – 9:50am "Mandir Masjid" Choir, students of Karachi High School

9:50 – 9:55am Address by Founding Member I AM KARACHI, Wajiha Naqvi

9:55- 10:05am "Suno Bachcho Uthao Basta" Performance by Students of The Garage School

10:05 – 10:10am Address by Senior Program Officer Open Society Foundations (OSF), Nargis Sultana

10:10 – 10:15am Address by Head of Liabilities HBL, Owais Shaikh

10:15 – 10:25am "Bol Kay Lub Azaad Hain Teray" (Faiz Ahmed Faiz) recited by students of Karachi High School

10:25 -10:30am Address by Additional Chief Secretary, Education and Literacy Department, Government of Sindh, Dr. Fazlullah Pechuho

10:30 - 10:35am Address by I AM KARACHI Consortium Member, Arshad Mahmud

10:35 - 10:45am Animation video - Tribute to the Children of Peshawar, facilitated by Artist and Member, Board of Directors CLF, Fauzia Minallah

10:45 – 10:50am Children’s Voices

10:55 – 11:00am National Anthem

11:00am CLF Karachi 2015 Formal Inauguration by Children and Guests

Day 1 - Friday - 27th February, 2015

Venue

11:15am – 12:15pm

12:30 – 1:30pm

1:45: 2:45pm

3:00 – 4:00pm

4:15 – 5:15pm

5:15- 6:15pm

Koh-i-Simorgh

Interactive Music Session
with Khaled Anam and Rumana Husain

Ali Baba Chalees Chor
by: Thespianz Theatre

Amai and the Bird of Light
by: Fauzia Minallah

Concert with Children’s Songs in Urdu
by: Dheree Bolo

 

Sufi and Folk Songs by: The Sketches

Dastaan Sara'aay

Storytelling with Animation
by: Adnan Siddiqui, Imran Azhar

Storytelling 
by: Sharmila Faruqi
Storytelling
by:  Fauzia Minallah

Multisensory Understanding of Literature
Discussants: Dr Arfa Sayeda Zehra,
Tina Sani,  Adeel Hashmi

Why I am Karachi? The role of children
Panelists: Rumana Husain
Arshad Mahmud, Zara Basharat
Moderator: Wajiha Naqvi

Storytelling
by: Amra Alam

Kitab Ghar

From Manuscript to a Book
by Oxford University Press
Presentation by Faria Sami, Sikander Kazmi, Batool Nasir and Fahmida Riaz

The Art of Bookmaking
by Oxford University Press

 

Manto ki Gali

Children’s Literature and Theatre in Balochistan
by:  Zobaida Jalal

Art Workshop about Sadequain and Chughtai
by: Dheree Bolo

Storytelling
by: Abdul Ahad (Teach for Pakistan Fellow)

Stop Motion Short Films Workshop
by: Asma Sikandar

 

Bhittai Library

Kitabon kee Kehkashan series
Talk by: Haseena Moin and Khursheed Hyder

Launch of 8th Edition of the CLF Magazine Uran Tashtari
Editor: Amra Alam
Discussant: Shaha Jamshed

Launch of a CLF book
Tota Khan aur Bakri ara ka Safarnama
Author: Rumana Husain
Discussant: Baela Raza Jamil

Children’s Literature in Sindh
Author: Zaffar Junejo
Moderator: Mansoor Raza

Launch of Literary Heritage Series for Young Readers
by: Fahmida Riaz

A Children’s History Series: Sindh, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Punjab
Author: Hamida Khuhro
Discussants: Syed Jaffar Ahmed, Dr Arfa Sayeda Zehra, Baela Raza Jamil

Khichri of Curriculum and Language
Panelists: Zubeida Mustafa, Zobaida Jalal, Peter Jacob,
Dr Arfa Sayeda Zehra, Nargis Sultana, Sabrina Dawood, Aziz Kabani
Moderator:
Baela Raza Jamil

 

Bulleh Shah Room

Digital Security
by: Bolo Bhi                                                                                    

Animation Session
by: Daniyal Noorani

Zambeel Dramatic Readings presents
Tipu aur Jaadu ki BaylStory adapted by Zara Mumtaz

Art and Literature: Agents of Social Change
by: Varda Nisar

Superhero Me!
Facilitated
by: Urooj Mazhar

 

Bano Qudsia Room

Peace through Literature
by: Naheed Zehra and Aisha Asif

Peace Education
by: Huma. M Thaver

Let’s solve it
by: Lubna Mohyuddin and Huma Ahmer

 

Amir Khusro Room

Toffee TV: Making Learning Fun Again! SingSong and Storytelling Sessions for Children

 

Adda Bill Gates

3iLogic : Technology in Education

 

 Bagh-e-Sheherezade

Multi-sensory stalls - ILM Ideas Bazaar, ITA, CLF, SASI, School of Leadership, Dheree Bolo, HBL MoneyClub MoneyMaza, Sindh Reading Project, School of Writing

 

Faiz Ghar

Bol Kay Lub Azaad Hain Teray (6-12 years) - Bol Kay Lub Azaad Hain Teray  (12-18 years)

 

Bab-e-Sadequain

Wings of Freedom by Zheela Ali Khan, Bacho say Tabdeeli, Recycled Pakistan by Sarwat Gilani, Mural Painting by Fauzia Minallah, Peace for Pakistan by Salma Habib

 

Autaaq

Book Fair

 

CLF Dhaba

Food Court

 

Day 2 - Saturday - 28th February, 2015

Venue

9:30-10:30

10:45 –11:45

12:00 –1:00

1:15-2:15

2:30 –3:30

3:45 -4:45

5:00 – 6:00

Koh-i-Simorgh

Amai and the Bird of Light
by: Fauzia Minallah

Concert with Children’s Songs in Urdu   
by: Dheree Bolo

Theatre Workshop
by: Atif Badar

A Reader’s Theatre Storytelling Session
by: Dheree Bolo

Compassionate Karachi Session
by: Charter for Compassion Pakistan

 

Closing ceremony

Dance Performance
by: Students of Sheema Kermani
Qawwali:
Man Kunto Maula” by Students of Karachi High School

Awards for Best School Banners

Announcement of Anita Ghulam Ali Awards

Acknowledgements:  Member, Board of Directors CLF, Rumana Husain

Dastan Sara'aay

Theatre Performance by
NAPA: Aladdin
Writer: Shoaib Hashmi
Director: Uzma Sabeen
Music: Arshad Mahmud

Positive Pakistan
by: Syed Nusrat Ali

How to Dream a Bigger Dream – Nothing is Impossible
by: Sidra Iqbal

Storytelling
by: Ayesha Omar

Storytelling 
by: Musharraf Farooqi

Theatre Performance:
Buriya ki Pitaari
Written and Directed
by: Anwer Jafri
Produced by: Tehrik-e-Niswan

Kitab Ghar

The Art of Bookmaking by Oxford University Press

Manto ki Gali

 Learning from History
by: Shaha Jamshed

Fun with Words
by: Mohsin Tejani

How to Write a Story
by: Haseena Moin

Animation Session
by: Daniyal Noorani

Workshop on Creative Writing
by: Mariha Ghazal

Creative Writing class in Urdu
(Musanifon ki Duniya)
by: Dheree Bolo

Bhittai Library

Launch of Roshni key Meenar
Panelists: Ruth Pfau, Farhat Jahan and Fahmida Riaz
Moderator: Zubeida Mustafa

Tasveeri Kahani Silsila and Graphic Stories – A Talk by Amra Alam and Fauzia Minallah
Moderator: Khursheed Hyder

Learning through Music
by: Khaled Anam

Launch of City Tales and Village Tales
by: Rumana Husain
Discussant: Zobaida Jalal

The Joy of Reading –
 An interactive session
with
Saman Shamsie
Saadia Mirza

Is there a Dearth of Children’s Literature in Pakistan?
Panelists:  Rumana Husain
Amra Alam, Fauzia Minallah
Dr Arfa Sayeda Zehra
Moderator: Musharraf Farooqi

Bulleh Shah  Room

Workshop on Heritage Architecture and its Relevance to the Future of Architectural Identity in Pakistan
by: Zain Mustafa

What does it take to be a Journalist/Broadcaster
by: Maria Memon

Storytelling
by: Adeel Hashmi

Zambeel Dramatic Readings presents
Tipu aur Jaadu ki BaylStory adapted by Zara Mumtaz

Talking across Generations on Ending Child Marriages and Education for All
Facilitated
by: Alliance against Child Marriages, Experts and Right to Education Team

Bano Qudsia Room

Rainbows of ELT
by: Fatima Jabeen

Richness in Diversity 
by: Rehmat Ebrahim

Story on Five Fingers based on Human Values which lead to Peace
by: Khalida Saadat

Let’s Sing for Peace
by: Niamet Ebrahim

Richness in Diversity: Driving Peace through Understanding Self and Others by: Rozina Jumani

Diversity is Fun
by: Adeeba Ahmed
Daraksha Talat

Amir Khusro Room

Toffee TV: Making Learning Fun Again! SingSong and Storytelling Sessions for Children

Adda Bill Gates

3iLogic : Technology in Education

Bagh-e-Sheherezade

Multi-sensory stalls - ITA, CLF, SASI, School of Leadership, Dheree Bolo, HBL MoneyClub MoneyMaza, Sindh Reading Project, School of Writing

Faiz Ghar

Bol Kay Lub Azaad hain Teray (6 to 11 years)  -  Bol Kay Lub Azaad Hain Teray  (12- 18 years)

Bab-e-Sadequain

                                                                Wings of Freedom by Zheela Ali Khan, Bacho say Tabdeeli, Mural Painting by Fauzia Minallah, Peace for Pakistan by Salma Habib

Autaaq

Book Fair

CLF Dhaba

Food Court