ISLAMABAD - Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA), in collaboration with Ministry of National Heritage and Integration, has scheduled Qawwali evening here on June 12.
The event entitled ‘Mehfil-e-Sama’ will entertain the audience of twin cities with performance of renowned Qawwals including Meher Ali, Asif Santoo, Allama Nazir Chishti and others. The show has been planned to promote traditional melodies and spread message of peace, love and harmony through spiritual messages. Talking to APP, Director General PNCA Tauqeer Nasir said, Qawwali is linked to Sufi traditions and Islamic verses having a mystical school of Islamic thought which strives to attain truth and divine love by direct personal experience.
The teachings of Sufis played a significant role in dissemination of the divine message of Islam and through Qawwali, their messages travelled to the four corners of subcontinent through the unique expressions.