Commemorating Neama Sahab’s legacy

Saaz-e-Kashmir at Badam Vaer today 

SRINAGAR: To celebrate the richness of Kashmiri culture, a musical evening is being organized by the Department of Culture at Badam Vaer, Srinagar tomorrow to commemorate the legacy of renowned Kashmiri lyricist Neama Sahab.

The Department of Culture, under the leadership of Minister for Finance and Culture, Dr Haseeb Drabu, has ventured on a unique and novel initiative to revive, restore and promote J&K’s aesthetic and treasured heritage and make the State’s distinct art and culture part of people’s daily lives.

The first programme of the series was organized at Badam Vaer, Srinagar on 17 May to celebrate the legacy of Shair-e-Kashmir, Ghulam Ahmad Mehjoor.

“We want to revive the treasured legacy of our legendary poets and artists by bringing art in public places,” Dr Drabu said adding it is being done in a unique way to bring out the richness of J&K’s culture through theme based programs by dedicating evenings to legendary poets, musical instruments, poetic genres etc.

Named Saaz-e-Kashmir, the musical evening in memory of Neama Sahab would be organized at 5.30 pm and Badam Vaer.

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