Jashn-e-Rekhta is a three-day festival held under the aegis of Rekhta. Devoted wholeheartedly to the preservation and promotion of the Urdu language, its literature and culture, Rekhta aims to bring this festival to one of the world’s most favoured events destination of Dubai.
The festival promises to be a cultural extravaganza dedicated to the celebration of Urdu language, its literature and culture. The exuberant and cosmopolitan communities of the United Arab Emirates have broadened the scope of Urdu as a popular medium of speech. This festival will be a treat for lovers of the language who will be able to enjoy Urdu’s beauty and versatility through the myriad art forms that the language lends itself to. The event will see splendid musical performances of ghazals and qawwalis by renowned artistes. Additional activities include dastangoi, panel discussions, poetry recitations and enriching conversations with celebrities.