Daewoo Pakistan and Destinations Magazine partnered with Walled City of Lahore Authority (WCLA) to promote the Heritage and Culture of Pakistan by hosting an exclusive Qawali night on 12th January, 2018 at the newly restored Wazir Khan Mosque Chowk Courtyard to inaugurate Afkar-e-Taza ThinkFest that took place on 13th and 14th January, 2018.
The Qawali night featuring the world renowned Qawals from Faislabad Punjab Pakistan Rizvan Ali Khan and Moazzam Ali Khan nephews of legend Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. The dinner and Qawali was also the launch event for the ongoing Afkar-e-Taza which brought together foreign speakers , intellectuals and dignitaries as well as select and notable fashion and media guests with the mission to re-launch, and revive the culture and heritage of the beautiful city of Lahore. The guests were received by the Destinations team and transported in a Rangeela rickshaw famous to the inner city tours, to Wazir Khan Mosque Chowk Courtyard for the Qawali night.
The evening started off with a Nat e Khawani, welcome speeches by Mrs Asma Chishty editor and chief Destinations Magazine, President Daewoo Pakistan Faisal Siddique and introductory note by Mr. Kamran Lashari chairman Walled City Authority and Mr Yaqoob Bangash Director Afkar eTaza Thinkfest, guestswere treated to a formal dinner with cuisine indigenous to the in famous food street and inner city Lahore.
The guests then enjoyed the resplendent surroundings and performance by Qawals Rizvan and Moazzam.