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Islamabad, Friday 2nd Feb: 5:30 pm: Open Guest Lecture: What is Calligraphy, for a Calligrapher? Ustad Rashid Butt.
Hast o Neest Islamabad Open invitation to a guest lecture “What is Calligraphy, for a Calligrapher? with Ustad Rashid Butt – a world renowned calligrapher who has exhibited his work all over the globe including a Cathedral in the U.K. – on 2nd February 2018 at 5:30 pm at Kutab Khana Safia Rafiq کتب خانہ صفیہ رفیق, Street 2, 5-A, Off Main Margalla Road, F8/3 Islamabad. (Queries for Hastoneest Islamabad: Whatsapp 03345022547/03008493170; Email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Rasheed Butt started Calligraphy in 1961 and began learning under Khwaja Mahmood Akhtar and Hafiz Yousuf Sadidi. His achievements were recognised by the President of Pakistan who presented him with the “Pride of Performance” award in 1989 which is considered the highest civil award in Pakistan. He was chosen as an International jury member for the International Calligraphy Competition organised by the IRCICA (Turkey) and also as a jury member for the International Calligraphy competition organised by the Algerian Government in 2009.
Rashid Butt has worked to promote the art of Islamic Calligraphy and has many students from around the world. He first taught calligraphy on national television in 1991-1994 when he hosted his own weekly programme. He also has been the curator of national and international Calligraphy exhibitions. Butt continues to teach Islamic Calligraphy as a lecturer at the National College of Art and Fatima Jinnah Women’s University in Pakistan (http://rasheedbutt.com).
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Hastoneest Islamabad Venue: Kutab Khana Safia Rafiq کتب خانہ صفیہ رفیق, Street 2, 5-A, Off Main Margalla Road, F8/3 Islamabad. (Queries for Hastoneest Islamabad: Whatsapp 03345022547/03008493170 - Email email@example.com)
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