Ghulam Hussain Niazi and party performed on the 7th of March at Chaunsath Khamba, Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti, to a mixed audience from eight to eighty year olds. Jashn-e-Khusrau celebrates the sufiana kalaam (mystical poetry of Islam) of Amir Khusrau (1253 - 1325).
The forecourt of Chaunsath Khamba, a 17th century Mughal Tomb, bathed in a hue of yellow stood witness to the redention of qawwalis for 3 nights by some of the biggest names in Qawwali world.
The mehfil ended in the very popular Chhap Tilak and finally Aaj Rang Hai.
The fest picks up on 10th and runs till 14th so you can still catch on some poetry reading, walks, talks, film screenings and qawwali performances. Details can be seen by downloading the festival brouchure. (Rapidshare link)