jashn-e-rekhta 2018

Celebration of Urdu Language – Jashn-e-Rekhta 2018

Hello everyone!!! I’m Back!

So it’s that time of the year again when we all Urdu poetry lovers start counting the days for India’s biggest Urdu celebration yes I am talking about Jashn E rekhta.they are back again this year they are celebrating the fifth edition of the Jashn- E -Rekhta festival.

Just like every year, they are back to celebrate the most beautiful language Urdu in all its form in Delhi again.

So first of all just let me give you a short description of  Jashn E Rekhta and what is it all about. It is a three-day event held annually in Delhi and is the world’s biggest Urdu festival. distinguished poets writers artist authors and prominent personalities from different sectors like film TV fraternity, Urdu and Hindi literature make this event a grand celebration.

And it has successfully completed 4 years and this year they are ringing in their 5th edition.

ok, so this was the introduction part now your question would be what to expect from Jashn E Rekhta so here you go, guys.

What to expect at Jashn E Rekhta 2018-

  • Mushaira
  • Food festival
  • Dastangoi
  • Book exhibition
  • Calligraphy
  • Urdu Baazar
  • Sufi music
  • Ghazal Sarayi
  • Ghazal and Plays

So Mushaira is where poets gather to perform their work. Dastangoi is an old Urdu oral storytelling art form and Bait Bazi is a verbal game played by composing verses of Urdu poems. It is somewhat similar to “Antakshari.”
Ghazal Sarayi is celebrating the theme of love and life. Rest I guess you all know about it.

Last year the Jashn was inaugurated by Gulzar Sahab and Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and the event was also graced by some prominent names from film music and TV industry like Shabana Azmi Sharmila Tagore Waheeda Rehman Nandita Das and others. It will be really exciting to see who will add more charm to this year’s Jashn.

So I attended the festival last year also and I really really really loved it! probably because I loved the Urdu Bazar and the book exhibition there. I bought some pretty earrings and a beautiful traditional dress. Well, pardon me not just the Shopping part Jashn E Rekhta will give you thousands of reasons to be excited for this event every year just like me.

Also, you can register yourself as a volunteer if you want to and if you have good volunteering skills. And yes, as the entry to Jashn E Rekhta is free every year so you just have to do a registration part and for that, I am attaching a link here you can click on this link and go to that page and register yourself. And when you arrive at Jashn E Rekhta event you just have to show the confirmation message and they will give you the passes.


So this was all about the details of Jashn E Rekhta 2018 and now the final information, that is the dates and venue of the Jashn E Rekhta.
Dates are 14th to 16th December 2018 ( Fri, sat, sun).
Venue – Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, Delhi.

So see you all there!

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Jashn-e-Rekhta 2018
Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, Delhi,-110002
Starting on
December 14, 2018
Ending on
December 16, 2018
Celebrating Urdu.
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