About The


Jashn-e-Rekhta is a three-day festival held under the aegis of Rekhta. Devoted wholeheartedly to the preservation and promotion of the Urdu language, its literature and culture, Rekhta aims to bring this festival to one of the world’s most favoured events destination of Dubai.

The festival promises to be a cultural extravaganza dedicated to the celebration of Urdu language, its literature and culture. The exuberant and cosmopolitan communities of the United Arab Emirates have broadened the scope of Urdu as a popular medium of speech. This festival will be a treat for lovers of the language who will be able to enjoy Urdu’s beauty and versatility through the myriad art forms that the language lends itself to. The event will see splendid musical performances of ghazals and qawwalis by renowned artistes. Additional activities include dastangoi, panel discussions, poetry recitations and enriching conversations with celebrities.

Contact Us

for sponsorship & partnership queries contact

satish gupta - head of programs & outreach
for queries related to the festival write to dubai@rekhta.org


Zabeel Park

Zabeel Area, Near Al Jafiliya Metro Station - Dubai - United Arab Emirates


Getting to Jashn-e-Rekhta

Visitor Entry to venue ON FOOT is allowed from:

1. Gate no 3 – High Court Road

2. Gate no 4 – On Mathura Road

PLEASE NOTE : NO Parking is available inside the National Stadium

1. Bhairon Mandir Parking on Bhairon Marg (Nearest entry point Gate no 4). Free Shuttle to venue available

2. Zoological Garden (Nearest entry point Gate no. 3 & 4)

NEAREST METRO STATION - Pragati Maidan Free Shuttle to venue available

14TH Dec 2018 : 04:30 PM - 09:30 PM

15TH Dec 2018 : 10:30 AM - 09:30 PM

16TH Dec 2018 : 10:30 AM - 09:30 PM

*Right of admission reserved. No arms, sharp objects, liquids (other than water) , perfumes are allowed inside the venue.