A Community Affair: Celebrating T2F through Prince Claus Award

Sunday, 5th February 2017 | 2:00PM – 5:30PM

We cordially invite you to ‘A Community Affair’, a full-day curated event that will celebrate the PeaceNiche/The Second Floor (T2F) Prince Claus Achievement Award on Sunday, 5th February 2017 at our venue.

In December 2016, His Royal Highness, Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, presented PeaceNiche/The Second Floor (T2F) with the PCA award for 2016, to former Chairperson, Ms. Mahenaz Mahmud, in an official ceremony at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam.

The Prince Claus Awards honour outstanding achievements in the field of culture and development. The awards are presented annually to individuals, groups and organizations whose cultural actions have a positive impact on the development of their societies. The Awards highlight significant contributions in regions where resources or opportunities for cultural expression, creative production and preservation of cultural heritage are limited.

PeaceNiche/The Second Floor (T2F) is awarded for its courageous continuation of what should be normal civic activities, for promoting and enabling democratic discourse, progressive thought and critical debate in an increasingly polarized society; for creating a haven for tolerance, welcoming all shades of opinion within an overall framework of peace and secularism, for stimulating artistic expression in a broad spectrum of disciplines and encouraging experimentation that challenges local conventions; for mentoring and providing a supportive platform for younger generations to exercise their talents and opinions.

The forthcoming event at T2F is envisioned as a community gathering, for what we hope will be an enjoyable evening of entertainment and celebration of success.

Here’s to keeping the dream alive!

2:00PM – 2:30PM | Outdoor Mural and Art Activity
Summaiya Jillani, Ayesha Tariq and Haider Ali
2:45PM – 3:15PM | Key Note Speeches
Jeannette Seppen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Khalid Mahmood, Chairperson of PeaceNiche/The Second Floor (T2F)
Mahenaz Mahmud, Former Chairperson of PeaceNiche/The Second Floor (T2F)
3:30PM – 5:30PM | Dance and Musical Performances
Yousuf Kerai, Suhaee Abro, Sara Haider and Natasha Humera Ejaz


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When: Sunday, 5th February 2017
Where: The Second Floor (T2F)
Time: 2:00PM – 5:30PM
Entry: Free! (Donations are appreciated)

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