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Dhaba Food Festival with Basant ke Rang brings mouth-watering dhaba food under one roof

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Dhaba Food Festival jointly presented by Beach Luxury Hotel and Event Crafters will be a two-day event all set to take place on 6th and 7th April 2019, recreating eclectic roadside dining on one platform, hosting 50+ food stalls, live music, fun-filled activities and much more!

With a vibrant ambience and finger-licking food varieties this festival premieres street-food offerings and entertainment, featuring well known dhaba eateries not only from Pakistan but international dhaba cuisines as well and live concerts to be performed by well-known singers. Visitors will be able to see traditional dances and hear folk instrumentals, have kids participating in an arena set up especially for them, avail of free boat rides and do kite flying at the sea-front. With basant festivities thrown in, there will also be stalls of mehndi, bangles, dresses, etc so all kinds of retailers and small enterprise owners will have the opportunity to showcase their wares.

So go crazy at this festival, and save the dates!

Entertainment News

Ace Director Turns Producer With

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Haseeb Hassan, director par excellence, after giving us blockbuster television serials like Nannhi, Diyar-e-DIL, Mann Mayal & the 2018 hit feature film Parwaz Hai Junoon, has launched his own production house Hamdan Films and has confirmed that the much awaited telefilm, Laal will be the first project for his newly launched production house.

Based on a story around the life of an Officer of Pakistan Navy, Laal is a made for TV film which will be telecasted, as a Pakistan Day’s special telefilm. Penned by the acclaimed writer, Umera Ahmed, Laal has been produced and directed by Haseeb Hassan, and features a stellar star cast including Bilal Abbas Khan, Kubra Khan, Gohar Rasheed, Iffat Umer, Rasheed Naz, Saleem Mairaj, Sidra Niazi, Adnan Shah Tipu & Adnan Jaffar in pivotal roles.

Laal is a presentation of Motion Content Group and Hamdan Films, and produced with support of the Pakistan Navy.

Events News

International Steels Limited National Open Polo Championship for the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2019 Comes to an End

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International Steels Limited [ISL], the largest Flat Steel manufacturer in Pakistan and patrons of the King of Games, Polo, partnered with the Lahore Polo Club to sponsor one of the most prestigious sporting tournaments in Asia: The International Steels Limited National Open Polo Championship for the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2019. The tournament commenced on the 25th of February with a sensational final match between Master Paints [Black] and Master Paints [Grey] on the 10th of March 2019 at the historic Lahore Polo Club. Master Paints [Black] with Sufi Muhammad Amir, Ahmed Ali Tiwana, Raja Temur Nadeem and Matias Vial Parez took home the coveted Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2019.

Prior to the final match, ISL hosted a lunch for corporate personalities and patrons of Polo members of the art, fashion, literary, design, music and sports communities.

The honorable Federal Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training and Federal Minister for National History and Literary Heritage, Mr. Shafqat Mahmood attended the final as the Chief Guest and watched the final of the International Steels Limited National Open Polo Championship for the Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup 2019 along with the President of the Polo Club, Mr. Malik Atif Yar Tiwana and Executive Director ISL Mr. Samir Chinoy following which a prize distribution ceremony was held.

“It was a great honor to be here at the Lahore Polo club and we value the opportunity to partner with the Lahore Polo Club for the 2019 Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup one of the most important tournaments in the Pakistan Polo calendar. Having played in my younger days, I feel humbled to have the opportunity to help promote a sport that bought me much joy and taught me valuable lessons on Strategy, Teamwork and Determination, the same ethos that International Steels has showed since its came into being in 2011” said Mr. Samir Chinoy, Executive Director, ISL.

He further added that, “International steels believe in being part of shaping tomorrow, which, simply put, is to lead by example and promote brand Pakistan by redefining what it means to be Made in Pakistan. We will continue to strive to give back to Pakistan by supporting various initiatives such as the Arts and Sports and in doing so hope that other corporates follow. I would like to thank the Lahore Polo Club, the Patrons, umpires, players both local and foreign, who I hope will be our ambassador as they return to their countries and as the partake in the world polo circuit. I would also like to acknowledge and appreciate Mr. Emran Akhtar for bringing us together with the Lahore Polo Club and with the sport of polo”.

 A 14 goal tournament, this year’s championship was contested between five participating teams with players from Argentina, Chile, Pakistan and the UK, including Nicolas Corti, Saqib Khan Khakwani, Juan Cruz Losada, Hissam Ali Hyder, Hamza Mawaz Khan, Salvador Ulloa, Raja Temur Nadeem, Matias Vial Parez, Ahmed Ali Tiwana, Bautista Bayuger, Raja Samiullah and Bilal Haye.

 Indeed, the National Polo Championship was first played and introduced in 1963 as the El Effendi Cup presented by Brig HM el Effendi. In 1977, it was renamed as Quaid-e-Azam Gold Cup on the direction of government of Pakistan. The tournament has been played for some four decades with popularity all over the polo community domestically and internationally.

 

Events News

The Chapter 2 Punjab Polo Cup 2019 Comes to a Riveting End!

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Pakistan’s coveted urban fashion brand Chapter 2 collaborated with the Lahore Polo Club as patrons of the King of Sports to present the Chapter 2 Punjab Polo Cup Tournament 2019. Among the most prestigious polo tournaments of the high goal South Asian Polo calendar, the Chapter 2 Punjab Polo Cup commenced on the 18th of February with a sensational final match between Barry’s and Newage/Diamond Paints on the 24th February 2019 at the historic Lahore Polo Club. Barry’s with Nafees Barry, Raja Mikale Sami, Raja Samiullah and Bautista Bayuger took home the coveted Chapter 2 Punjab Polo Cup trophy.

 

Prior to the final match, Chapter 2 hosted a lunch for customers, partons of Polo members of the art, fashion, literary, design, music, sports communities including Anoushey Ashraf,  Eman Suleman, Rashid Rana, Hussain Rehar, Yasser  Dar, Kamiar Rokni, Aamna Taseer along with polo players Jamie Le Hardy, Qublain Alam, Saqib Khan Khakwani and Timmy Raja.

 

“Chapter 2 is proud to have established an association with Polo which is woven into the very fabric of our history and heritage. The brand is a strong advocate of Arts and Culture and encourages community development in Pakistan. Polo is a game of great intellect, skill, art & beauty which resonates with the ethos of Chapter 2. We look forward to further collaborations with this prestigious sport.” said Anjum Nida Rahman, Director Communications, Chapter 2.

 

The honourable Provincial Minister Punjab for School Education, Mr. Murad Raas attended the final as the Chief Guest and watched the final of the Chapter 2 Punjab Polo Cup with the President of the Polo Club, Mr. Malik Atif Yar Tiwana, Chapter 2’s Chief Commercial Officer, Sammie Cashmiri and Chief Marketing Officer Muhammad Usman, following which a prize distribution ceremony was held.

 

‘We welcomed Pakistan’s urban fashion brand Chapter 2 to the Lahore Polo Club as patrons of the king of games with the Chapter 2 Punjab Polo Cup 2019 and they have championed the revival, restoring and celebration of the sport. Bravo!’ said President, Lahore Polo Club, Malik Atif Yar Tiwana.

 

The Chapter 2 Punjab Polo Cup Tournament 2019 is one of most prestigious polo tournaments in the high goal South Asian Polo calendar and was contested by five teams with players from Pakistan, Argentina and the UK, including Nicolas Corti, Saqib Khan Khakwani, Juan Cruz Losada, Hissam Ali Hyder, Hamza Mawaz Khan, Salvador Ulloa, Raja Temur Nadeem, Matias Vial Parez, Ahmed Ali Tiwana and Bautista Bayuger.

Chapter 2 celebrates ingenious craft and transforms it into urban fashion.

Fashion News

Edenrobe WOMAN reveals Sana Javed as the face of their collection Let Women Be!

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With the colors of spring just unfolded, edenrobe WOMAN reveals its colorful and aesthetically appealing summer collection  “let Women Be” with Sana Javed as the face of the collection. With having the versatile actress on board for the first time, edenrobe ensures that its collection showcases the strong women of today. Selecting Sana Javed as the face of the brand is an extended approach of how the brand wants to showcase women as the empowered ones.

The collection features more than 100 dresses having beautiful silk, chiffon dupatta to compliment the 3 piece suits, along with this; the collection will also consist of 2 piece and 1 piece prints. Brand will also be launching a collection for mothers under the same name.

Just like the winter collection, this time again edenrobe aims to promote and provide self-confidence among women to let them pursue their dreams without any hurdles. With Sana being the face, the brand gives out confidence to every girl to fight all the odds and hurdles coming her way.