BY: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|
The annual Lahooti Melo, founded by The Sketches front-man Saif Samejo is all set to kick off on February 9, 2019. The two-day-festival will take place in University of Sindh, Jamshoro.
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Artists who are scheduled to perform at Lahooti Melo 2019 collectively exhibit the many sides of Pakistani music – ranging from Sufi, regional folk to electronic, rock, pop, rap and more.
The festival will continue to host a diverse line-up of artists, speakers. Among them is Hamza Akram Qawwal, The Sketches, Dhool music group, Mughal-e-Funk, Rachel Viccaji, Tajdar Zaidi (storyteller), Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Jami Mehmood, Kami Sid, writer and author Mohammed Hanif and many more.
This time Newsone, Tvone and FM 91 is official media partner of Lahooti Melo 4.
Lahooti Melo is a festival to talk Music, dance, Poetry & various genres of Art in Jamshoro, Sindh, where folk artists, main stream as well as indigenous musicians, poets, instrumentalists, writers, filmmakers and keynote speakers from different societies will participate and share their stories & perform their art.
“It is a kind of event where racial and cultural connections are consciously uplifted between the audience and artists. It’s an event to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul. It’s for art and artists, culture and discourse to intentionally collide,” said Saif Samejo
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SUPPORT LAHOOTI MELO, FOR SPONSORSHIP AND DETAILS EMAIL US AT MELO@LAHOOTI.ORG OR VISIT THE LINK BELOW. http://melo.lahooti.org/become-a-sponsor-now Lahooti Melo 2019 – AN ODE TO A LIBERATED WOMAN We are back with the 4th edition of Lahooti Melo on 9th & 10th of February 2019 by THE SKETCHES! in Collaboration with ‘Sindh Culture Department’ – A Festival to Talk Music, Dance, Poetry & various genres of Art in Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan. Where Folk Artists, Main Stream as well as Indigenous musicians, poets, instrumentalists, writers, filmmakers and keynote speakers from different societies will participate and share their stories & perform their art. Lahooti Melo is a kind of event where racial and cultural connections will be consciously uplifted between the audience and artists. Its an event to take a deliberate pause and feed your mind, body and soul. Its for art and artists, culture and discourse to intentionally collide. We believe that by creating such events we can inspire social change and begin to transform our community, country and the world. Get ready for 2 days non stops music & let the music rules the hearts because ”We Believe In Music” Venue: Pavilion, University of Sindh, Jamshoro #MusicFestival #LahootiLiveSessions #TheSketches #LM2019 #Lahootimelo2019
Lahooti Melo started out as an extension of the Lahooti Live Session in 2016. These were organised by The Sketches frontman Saif Samejo in an attempt to promote the native music of Sindh.
In past years, Lahooti Melo has hosted artists such as Aaroh, Faraz Anwar, Khumariyaan, Rakae Jamil, Sounds of Kolachi, Arieb Azhar and many more.
The fourth Lahooti Melo is being organised in collaboration with the Sindh Culture Department. The event is free for public.
The writer tweets @Waqas Arain