L’ Alliance Française d’ Islamabad is proud to present Pierre Alain Baud’s Book Presentation: “Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, the messenger of Qawwali”, on the life and works of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
The function will be held at La Galerie, Alliance Française d’ Islamabad at 6:30 pm on Tuesday.
Our very own distinguished guest, Ambassador Régis de Belenet, will be attending the lecture along with members of Alliance Française, Socialites, and Diplomats.
What makes this a one-of-a-kind event, is the fact that Pierre Alain Baud has published the first ever biography on Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan published in the French speaking world.
Not only is Pierre Alain Baud a Researcher, Artistic Counselor, journalist, but he is also interested in spreading the artistic expressions of the “Sufi East” into our world.
Pierre Alain Baud himself has worked many years alongside with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, thus contributing to participating in organizing many of his international tours and meeting him on and off in Pakistan. He has written several books, Cd’s, booklets, researched articles, around the music’s of Pakistan and Sufism.
This program will consist of four presentations, depicting the life and work of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Three short films will be premiered along-side with one presentation and a 10 to 15 panel’s exhibition.