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VENUE

Karachi

Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi

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Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi

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UNESCO
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National Foods
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Media Partners

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Partners

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State Bank of Pakistan
Govt of Sindh
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Resource Persons

Baela Raza Jamil

Baela Raza Jamil

Baela Raza Jamil is a CEO of Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA)

Ameena Saiyid

Ameena Saiyid

Ameena Saiyid OBE is Managing Director, Oxford University Press Pakistan.

Rumana Husain

Rumana Husain

Rumana Husain has written and illustrated over 60 children’s books

Afia Salam

Afia Salam

Afia Salam is a freelance journalist

AGHA Sherazi

Known Televison Anchorperson, Stage Host & Radio Broadcaster

Ailya Haider

Ailya Haider has done her Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Karachi

Amra Alam

Amra Alam is based in Karachi, has authored over eighty storybooks in Urdu for children of all ages.

Anum Shaharyar

Anum Shaharyar

Anum Shaharyar works as an Assistant Editor at Oxford University Press Pakistan

Arshad Saeed Husain

Arshad Saeed Husain

Arshad Saeed Husain took over as the Managing Director of Oxford University Press

Ayesha

Ayesha is a business graduate from one of the most reputable institutes in Karachi

Akbar Zia

Akbar Zia

Akbar Zia is an illustrator a graphic designer and a caricaturist graduated from National College

Ali Ahmed Siddiqui

Ali Ahmed Siddiqui

Ali Ahmed Siddiqui; CEO of Sir. Ali Siddiqui-The IELTS Expert

Ali Diwan

Ali Diwan and his firm, Ion Audio Visual, have been at the forefront of modern media technology

Ali Hamza

Born to prolific sagarveena player

Ambreen - HAHA Studios

Ambreen has graduated in textile design and also holds masters in advertisement from the University of Karachi

Arfa Sayeda Zehra

Arfa Sayeda Zehra has been a Professor

Arslan Larik

Arslan Larik is a Certified Trainer from the British Council

Dr. Asma Ibrahim

Dr. Asma Ibrahim

Asma Ibrahim is an eminent scholar in the fields of Archaeology, Museology and Conservation

Atif Badar

Atif Badar is primarily an actor with a wide range of experience

Asif Farrukhi

A founder member of the Karachi Literature Festival, Asif Farrukhi is an author

Asif Sinan

Asif Sinan is a quintessential World Musician from Pakistan

Ayman Kamran

Ayman Kamran

Eight years of teaching experience in English language and literature to secondary grades

Aisha Idris

AISHA IDRIS is working as an associate psychologist at Umeed e Nau clinic

Azra Naseem

Azra Naseem has over sixteen years’ experience of educating educators

Batool Nasir

Batool Nasir is a graphic and publishing design professional working in (OUP) since 2002

Beenish Sarfaraz

Beenish Sarfaraz

Designer-maker based in Karachi, Beenish Sarfaraz is an avid believer in play as the foundational force

Enaya Noor

Enaya Noor Mian is a 13 year old student at the C.A.S. School, Karachi

Erum Nauman

Erum Nauman

Erum Nauman works at The Citizens Foundation as a Regional Education Manager

Fahmida Riaz

Fahmida Riaz is a well-known progressive poet and writer

Faisal Malik

Faisal Malik is a Musical Theatre Director, writer and arts manager, creator

Farheen Hasan

Farheen Hasan has been associated with the field of Education for almost a decade

Farida Akbar

Mrs Farida Akbar has been the Director of Training at the Montessori Teachers Training Centre in Karachi

Fatima Siraj

Fatima Siraj is the author of Walk with Me; a poetry collection and Founder at Writing Folder

Fauzia Aziz Minallah

Fauzia Aziz Minallah

Fauzia Aziz Minallah is an Islamabad based writer/ illustrator of Children's books

Dr. Fouzia Khan

Dr. Fouzia Khan is an avid Developmental activist

Ghayoor - Moiz - Mustafa Qawwal

Ghayoor - Moiz - Mustafa Qawwal & Party represents the twenty-sixth generation of the first Khusravi qawwal

Ghulam Hyder Daudpota

Ghulam Hyder Daudpota is from the small town of Nasarpur, Sindh

Haseena Moin

Haseena Moin

Haseena Moin is a renowned Pakistani writer

Hamza Lari - CEO HAHA Studios

Hamza Lari-CEO worked with various multinational/FMCG clients and big names like Telenor

Hareem Shairani - COO HAHA Studios

Hareem Shairani-COO has been associated with BUTIEMS (The Balochistan University of Information Technology

Haya Shah

Haya Shah

Working as an Area Education Manager (Malir) in the citizens foundation schools

Hiba Masood

HIBA MASOOD is the author of Drummer Girl, a four-time gold medal winning book published in USA by Daybreak Press

Hira Ilyas Bawahab - CMO HAHA Studios

Hira Ilyas Bawahab-CMO as an Architect has secured a senior position at Pakistan’s most renowned firm

Ilma

Ilma is a HEC certified Psychologist by profession

Iftikhar Ali Shallwani

Mr. Iftikhar Ali Shallwani is currently serving as the Commissioner of Karachi

Justice Haziq ul Khairi

Justice Khairi got his early education at Anglo Higher Secondary School

Khaled Anam

Khaled Anam

Khaled Anam is a popular Pakistani TV artist as well as a musician and singer.

Khalid Azad

Khalid Azad

Khalid Azad is a Writer and Researcher working for Children's Literature in Sindh since 20 years

Khursheed Hyder

Khursheed Hyder

Khursheed Hyder is a journalist, working with the Dawn Group of publications

Kiran Ameen

Kiran Ameen is studying in Bahria University, completing her BS Degree in Psychology

Kiran Shahnawaz

Kiran Shahnawaz

Ms Kiran Shahnawaz has an extensive experience in the field of language education and assessment

Maisam Abbas

میثم عباس نے پنجاب یونیورسٹی لاھور سے ماس کمیونیکیشن میں ماسٹرز کر رکھا ھے

Mehnaz Alavi Diwan

Mehnaz Alavi Diwan a fine Art graduate has been part of the theatre / television

Mahnum

Mahnum is thirteen years old and studies in grade 8 at Dawood Public School

Mohammad Nadeem

Nadeem works in an operational and technical support role at Teach the World Foundation

Muhammad Ahmed Shah

Muhammad Ahmed Shah

Muhammad Ahmed Shah is the first elected President of Arts Council of Pakistan

Nargis Sultana

Nargis Sultana is currently working with Foundation Open Society Institute - Pakistan

Nasir Jumani

Nasir Jumani is an Engineer by qualification and the Co-founder of Pop Up Learning.

Nusser Sayeed

Nusser Sayeed

Nusser Sayeed is a children’s author and education consultant

Quaid Ahmed

Quaid Ahmed started his career as an actor in 2013 from Aaj Tv and Ary Digital

Qurat ul Ain

Qurat-ul-Ain

Qurat–Ul-Ain Area Education Manager (New Karachi Town) completed Masters in Mass communication

Ragee Faqirs

After 60 years of being shut out of the Sufi tradition of reciting Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai’s poetry

Rahat and Intekhab Burdi

Rahat and Intekhab Burdi are a brother-sister duo who perform Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai’s poetry

Raheela Baqai

To plan, implement and monitor PR

Rakae Rahman Jamil

Rakae Rahman Jamil a ‘musical wizard’ is also the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) Ambassado

Rida Mazhar

Rida Mazhar, with a Master’s in English Literature from the University of Karachi

Sameer Nizamuddin

Sameer Nizamuddin is currently working with the Bioethics group at the Aga Khan University

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy is the only female director to have been awarded two Academy Awards by the age of 37

Sheema Kermani, the founder of Tehrik-e-Niswan

Sheema Kermani

Sheema Kermani, the founder of Tehrik-e-Niswan, is a classical dancer

Prof. Sajida Parveen Sangi

Prof. Sajida Parveen Sangi, (Pen Name: Saabhyan Sangi) is a poet, prose-writer, author

Ruqayya Rizwan

Ruqayya is an Interior Designer at the firm -Rizwan Sadiq Architect, Artist and an Art Educator

Sadia Sarmad

Being an enthusiastic theater lover, performer and Urdu language promoter

Salik Abbasi

Salik Abbasi is a multidisciplinary artist with a decade's experience working professionally as a filmmaker

Samar Minallah

Samar Minallah is a Pakistani documentary filmmaker and a human rights activist

Saman Majeed

Ms. Saman Majeed, is one of the Co-Founders & CEO of Robo Tech Institute Private Limited

Sana Khalid

Sana Khalid

Sana is the Academic Content Developer, Reviewer and Teacher Trainer at SABAQ

Sanya Salman

Sanya Salman is currently enrolled in the BS Psychology program in her 7th semester at Bahria University

Seemi Batool

Syed Nusrat Ali is an international management consultant

Seema Zahid

Seema Zahid has a track record of successful teaching and education reforms

Shehrbano Saiyid

Shehrbano Saiyid is a film-maker and amateur mountain climber

Sophia Abid

Sophia Abid is an internationally published and recognized Pakistani author of the book, I WEAR A WIG

Syed Nusrat Ali

Syed Nusrat Ali

Syed Nusrat Ali is an international management consultant

Syed Sardar Ali

Syed Sardar Ali Shah is a Pakistani politician who is the current Provincial Minister of Sindh

Tahmeen Shahryar

Tahmeen Shahryar

Ms. Tahmeen Shahryar a passionate early years educationist, is associate with children education for 20 years now

Tofiq Pasha Mooraj

Tofiq Pasha Mooraj has thirty years of experience in horticulture, floriculture, landscape designing

Tawasul Shah

The youngest TV anchorperson, stage host & radio presenter

Tooba Arshad

Tooba Arshad is a clinical psychologist by profession

Vibeke Jensen

Vibeke Jensen was appointed Director/Representative, UNESCO Islamabad

Yasir Qazi

Yasir Qazi is a radio Broadcast Journalist, Poet, Writer, Researcher

Zainab Arshad

Zainab Arshad is a summer intern at Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) and is a junior at LUMS

Zainab Rashid

I am a 13-year-old blogger, poetess and author of the book 'My Pen Scribbles' which is a poetry collection in English for kids

Zahra Ali

Zahra Ali is a sustainability educator, writer and the founder of Crops in Pots

Zehra Nigah

Zehra Nigah is one of the foremost Urdu poets of Pakistan

Zubaida Ahmer

Zubaida Ahmer

Zubaida Ahmer is currently working as Assistant Manager Marketing at Oxford University Press

Zubeida Mustafa

Internationally Awarded CLF Ambassador Zubeida Mustafa haswritten many articles for CLF

Children's Literature Festival

Media

 
  Pre CLF/TLF News
  • Dunya News (August 02, 2019)

      Children's Literature Festival appoints 14 goodwill ambassadors
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  • Dunya News (August 02, 2019)

      Children's Literature Festival appoints 14 goodwill ambassadors
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  • Celeb Dhaba (August 02, 2019)

      Children’s Literature Festival Appoints Fourteen Goodwill Ambassadors
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  • Dawn News (August 02, 2019)

      Two-day Children’s Literature Festival starts from 7th
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  • Biz Today (August 1, 2019)

      60th Children’s Literature Festival scheduled for August 7th and 8th 2019
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  • Naya Daur (July 30, 2019)

      Children’s Literature Festival Appoints Fourteen Goodwill Ambassadors
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  • Daily Times (July 30, 2019)

      Juggan, Nadia Jamil, Omair Rana and Ali Noor among 14 goodwill ambassadors
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  • The News (July 23, 2019)

      CLF announces Ahsan Khan as goodwill ambassador
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  • Daily Times (July 23, 2019)

      Children's Literature Festival Announces Ally Adnan as Goodwill Ambassador
      Read more...
       
  • Daily Times (July 23, 2019)

      Children's Literature Festival Announces Ahsan Khan as Goodwill Ambassador
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  • The News (July 23, 2019)

      #CLF announces Ahsan Khan as goodwill ambassador
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  Post CLF/TLF News
  • Nawaiwaqt (August 30, 2019)

      لڈرن لٹریچر فیسٹیول ہر سال منعقد کرنے کیلئے بھر پور تعاون کرینگے، کمشنر کراچی
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  • News One (August 12, 2019)

      #CLFKarachi 2019 - Media Coverage by News One
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  • Voice of America (VOA) (August 12, 2019)

      کراچی میں بچوں کا ادبی میلہ . کراچی میں سجنے والے دو روزہ ادبی جشن میں بچوں نے زور و شور سے حصہ لیا۔
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  • Dawn News (August 09, 2019)

      Heritage takes centre stage at Children’s Literature Festival
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  • The News (August 08, 2019)

      CLF'19 highlights
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  • Jeevey Pakistan (August 08, 2019)

      بچوں کے دو روزہ لٹریچر فیسٹول کا شاندار انعقاد
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  • Express Tribune (August 08, 2019)

      Reading must be converted into social activity to compete in digital era
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  • Pakistan Observer. (August 08, 2019)

      Children's Literature Festival takes off with a bang
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  • Jang News (August 08, 2019)

      بچوں کےدو روزہ لٹریچر فیسٹیول کا شاندار اختتام
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  • Facebook ARY News (August 08, 2019)

      آرٹس کونسل کراچی میں بچوں کا شاندار لٹریچر فیسٹیول
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  • ARY News (August 08, 2019)

      آرٹس کونسل کراچی میں بچوں کا شاندار لٹریچر فیسٹیول
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  • The News (August 08, 2019)

      Children’s Literature Festival takes off with a bang
      Read more...
       
  • The News (August 08, 2019)

      Children’s Literature Festival takes off with a bang
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  • Urdu Point (August 08, 2019)

      2-day Children's Literature Festival Begins At Arts Council Of Pakistan
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News Coverage

Mag the Weekly (August 10-16)
Weekend Magazine
Weekend Magazine
Weekend Magazine
The News International
 
 

Presentations

Mr. Qazi Shahid Pervaiz

Secretary to Government of Sindh, School Education & Literacy Department (Presentation)

CLF Awards

CLF Karachi 2019 (Presentation)

VENUE

Karachi

Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi

Contact

Alina Hamid, Children's Literature Festival
Email: alina.hamid@itacec.org

1/A, Canal Park, Gulberg II, Lahore, Pakistan 
(+92) (42) 35711107-9
info@childrensliteraturefestival.com