21st February 2017

Flash Mob

Young Professional’s Programme:

Pakistan Awareness Week Festival – Flash Mob, Bhangra, Bus Ride

Venue: The London School of Economics and Political Science, East Building, Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE
Time: 12:20pm – 2:00pm
Description:

The British Pakistan Foundation in partnership with the Pakistani Foundation, WCOP and Pakistan High Commission present the first event “FLASH MOB, BHANGRA RUN & TRADITIONAL BUS RIDE” under the week long Pakistan Awareness Week Festival to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Independence of Pakistan. This year’s FLASH MOB, BHANGRA RUN and TRADITIONAL BUS RIDE will be BIGGER and BETTER than ever before, so make sure you’re there!

The LSESU Pakistan Society brings to you entertainment on the streets of LSE. Watch and join in as we kick-start our week with a Flash Mob comprising traditional dances to a medley of hits, followed by an exciting Bhangra Run where everyone dances alongside the energetic beat of the Dhol!

The Bhangra Run will be followed by a free ride around the LSE campus in a traditionally adorned Pakistani bus, famous for its magnificent truck art.

This event is open to students from all across the UK.

Dress Code: Green/ Traditional clothing preferred, but anything accepted.

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21st February 2017

Janaan

Young Professional’s Programme:

Pakistan Awareness Week Festival – Janaan Movie Premier

Date: 21st February 2017
Venue: Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
Time: 6:00pm – 10:00pm

Description:
The British Pakistan Foundation in partnership with the Pakistani Foundation, WCOP and Pakistan High Commission present the premier of the Pakistani film “Janaan” under the Pakistan Awareness Week Festival to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the independence of Pakistan. “Janaan” is a romantic comedy featuring Armeena Khan, Bilal Ashraf and Ali Rehman Khan in lead roles and directed by Azfar Jafri.

Early Bird General Admission Ticket: Free (Early bird ends on 13th Feb 2017)

Early Bird VIP Ticket (incl. snacks and refereshments): £3 (Early bird ends on 13th Feb 2017)

Limited tickets available

No tickets at door

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24th February 2017

Afreen

Young Professional’s Programme:

Pakistan Awareness Week Festival – Afreen, ek shaam Pakistan ke naam

Date: 24th February 2017
Venue: Doubletree by Hilton London Hotel, Docklands – Riverside, 265 Rotherhithe Street, London, SE16 5HW
Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Description:
The British Pakistan Foundation in partnership with the Pakistani Foundation, WCOP, Pakistan High Commission and Spice Village present Afreen (ek shaam Pakistan ke naam) – an evening of mesmerising Qawwali and a Charity Gala Dinner in aid of the Edhi Foundation and the Pakistan Society for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Independence of Pakistan. The Qawwali evening will feature the traditional and hypnotic “sufi” music sung by master Qawwals and accompanied by delectable Pakistani cuisine in a traditional entertainment.

Early Bird General Admission Ticket: £25 (Early Bird ends 12 Feb 2017)

Early Bird VIP Ticket: £30 (Early Bird ends 12 Feb 2017)

Table of 10 – General Admission: £250

Table of 10 – VIP: £300

Limited tickets available.

No tickets at door.

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26th February 2017

Congress

Young Professional’s Programme:

Pakistan Awareness Week Festival – Leader’s of Tomorrow Congress

Date: 26th February 2017
Venue: Khalili Lecture Theatre (SOAS), Torrington Square, London, WC1H 0XG
Time: 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Description: 
The British Pakistan Foundation in partnership with the Pakistani Foundation, WCOP and Pakistan High Commission presents the “Leaders of Tomorrow Conference” under the Pakistan Awareness Week Festival to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the independence of Pakistan. The Conference will consist of the following 4 interactive sessions with industry leaders:

1) Politics, Law & Public Service
2) Sciences & Medicine
3) Business & Finance
4) Sports & Media

Early Bird General Admission Ticket: £5 (Early bird ends on 13th Feb 2017)

Limited tickets available

No entry at door

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22nd March 2017

Sajjad Ali

Cultural Programme:

Samara Productions in collaboration with BPF present Sajjad Ali!

Date: 22nd March 2017
Venue: Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, SW1X 9DQ
Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Description:
The legendary semi-classical, pop and rock singer, poet, actor, director and producer from Pakistan, Sajjad Ali, performs live in London for the first time in 10 years. His father, Shafqat Hussain (Sajan), was a Pakistani film actor (appearing in 1973 in the film Badal Aur Bijli) and also a cricketer.

Ali studied classical piano at the University of Karachi, graduating with a BA. Sajjad’s first classical hit album, Master Sajjad Sings Memorable Classics was released in 1979 by EMI Pakistan. The musicians on the album were Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Mehdi Hassan, Ghulam Ali and Amanat Ali Khan, while most of the songs were written by Hasrat Mohani, Momin and others.

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4th May 2017

Focus on Law

Business and Professional’s Programme:

Focus on Law

Date: 4th May 2017
Venue: Mishcon de Reya LLP, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, WC2B 6AH
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm

Description:
Please join us for our Focus on Law Panel Discussion and Networking event with some of our leading lawyers on the 4th of May from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Mishcon de Reya LLP.

Our impressive and inspirational panel includes:
– Omar Shah, Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
– District Judge (MC) Tanweer Ikram
– Shaheen Rahman QC, 1 Crown Office Row
– Farmida Bi, Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright

Moderator: Mohammed Khamisa QC, Partner at Mishcon de Reya LLP

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