Alhamra marks World Teacher’s Day


For the first time in the history of Lahore Arts Council, a grand ceremony was held on the occasion of World Teachers’ Day to pay tribute to all teachers at Alhamra Arts Centre, The Mall.
The chief guests of the event were all the teachers of Alhamra Academy of Performing Arts. The program was well attended by all teachers and their students from Alhamra Academy of Performing Arts.
The ceremony began with the performance of a song by Ustad Tafu with his students which was liked by the audience. Students of music, singing and other musical instruments paid tribute by their performances to their teachers, and flowers were also presented to all the teachers. Cake-cutting was also part of the ceremony.
The students said that the teacher is the person who gave us the skills and encouragement to move forward in life.
Speaking on the occasion, Executive Director Alhamra Saman Rai said that all our achievements are due to our teachers. Teachers have a pivotal role in promoting beautiful social and cultural attitudes. She further said that the purpose of this event was to salute the services of teachers; respect for the teachers is part of our culture as well. Rai said that on behalf of Al-Hamra, I pay tribute to all the esteemed teachers. All the nations in the world those treat their teachers with respect and dignity make a name of their country and Alhamra is an intention where not only teachers are respected, but this institution always remembers their service, she added.
Director of Arts and Culture Zulfiqar Zulfi paid rich tributes to the teachers. “Alhamra is grateful to all the teachers who have dedicated their lives to teaching children art,” he said.
Information Officer Alhamra Samreen Bukhari said that a teacher who belongs to any field of life; is a person who enlightens our life with the light of knowledge and gives us brilliance in our life along with the guidance to move forward in our life.