IAC will host the special talk on “Ta’ziye theatre” of Iran.
Lahore (Muhammad Yasir) Institute for Art and Culture will host an exclusive conversation on “Ta’ziye theatre”, a unique & famous form of ritual theatre of Iran on Friday 27th December at its campus, raiwind road Lahore. Well known Iranian scholar Professor Mortaza Rizvanfar will participate as guest speaker and brief the participants about the centuries old spiritual form of theatre which is also included in the list of intangible heritage of the world by UNESCO.
“Ta’ziye theatre” is a pure Islamic form of theatre in which artists’ presents the homage to the brave martyrs of Karbala by depiction of the tragic incidents occurred in the desert during battle of karbala. Mortaza Rizvanfar is a well known practitioner of “Ta’ziye theatre” and will highlight the salient features of this theatre during his discussion. All the faculty and students from dramatic society and other departments will attend the discussion.
The talk has been arranged under the MOU between IAC and Khana-e-Farhang Iran which was inked last week. The main purpose of the MOU is to increase the awareness about art, culture and heritage of each country regarding the global arts, media and cultural fraternity among the students and youth.