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Performance and Punjabi pride!

Performance and Punjabi pride!
Punjabi Theatre Festival like its previous edition promises some spellbinding theatrical performances. The Festival spans for five days and every evening at Sri Ram Centre of Art and Culture, the best of Punjabi theatre will be staged.

Plays like Saadat Hasan Manto's Kujh Afsaney, Chandradas Sindhu's Sikandar Di jit, Gurdial Singh's play  Farida Raati Waddian and many more will be performed by popular theatre groups.   

Punjabi Academy was established in the year 1982 for the propagation of Punjabi lingual culture.
In the field of culture, it has organised a number  of mega events including Gurbani Gaveh Bhai, Punjabi Mela, Festival of Traditional Music of Punjab and  Annual Theatre Festival etc. 

It has published history of Punjabi literature in 14 volumes which is unique work of its kind and has also started a project to publish a series of 15 books based on Western Thinkers.

It has laid new emphasis on teaching of Punjabi language in schools by providing teachers and text books.

In order to preserve the rich  heritage, the Academy is producing a number of documentaries so that future generations may witness their traditions which are at the verge of erosion. Apart from this the
Punjabi Academy has produced a Multi-Media Show on Shaheed Bhagat Singh, India's Freedom Struggle, Kuka Movement and National Seminar on this subject.

Where: Sri Ram Centre When: 17-21 Nov
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