Sales Manager* Public Relation Officer*Turkish Airlines **Sub:**Sponsorship request for round trip air-tickets* Lahore-Pakistan and Casablanca-Morocco**Dear Sir,**I am writing to request for a sponsorship for the round trip air-tickets between Lahore-Pakistan and Casablanca-Morocco for the Ensemble Soufie Maarifat’s nine members contingent consisting of Academicians, Students and Practitioners from National College of Arts, Lahore and other institutions (to promote global peace and to preserve Intangible Cultural Heritage) to participate in Joudour Festival to be held **-** March **** in Essaouira-Morocco where Maarifat Soufie group has been officially invited (Joudour Festival broacher attached). *Maarifat is the only Sufi Band of Pakistan which has honour to receive the same Takrim Award in **** that was presented to Dr. Muhammad Iqbal (Poet of the East) in ****. Each year the award is presented to scholars and musician for their extraordinary services in the respective fields. Egyptian Culture Ministry presented this award to Marifat to acknowledge its services to promote love, peace and interfaith harmony across the world.*Supported by the city and the province of Essaouira-Morrocco the festival Joudour allow the public to reconnect with the Sufi trance music and especially the institutions. Joudour in Arabic means roots* a philosophy such as that carried by the Soufi current. On the whole, it is a spiritual and religious current through which the devotees communicate through songs, poetry, dances and trances. It is a spiritual current including a philosophy of life of sharing and openness, search for clairvoyance with a large number of teachings including tolerance. Joudour **** has invited representation of vocal Soufi Intangible Cultural Heritage of Pakistan, France, Mali, Egypt, Senegal and Paya bes.*Soufie Maarifat Group is a not for profit ensemble of Academicians, Students and practitioners and do not afford the expenses to represent Humanity and Pakistan at this auspicious occasion without your support for travel while local hospitality is being extended by the Moroccan hosts.* *In return for your kind support, these are the benefits your esteemed organization will gain:***Logos of sponsors on E-flyers of Marifat Sufi Band***Logos of sponsors on Musical Instruments like, Keyboard, Tabla, Dhol, Guitars, Harmonium etc.***Logos of sponsors on Travel Dresses***Logos of sponsors on Casual Dresses for sound check before performance***Logos of sponsors on Performance dresses***Press Conference before Leaving for the event***Press Conference before performance***Press Coverage of the performances***Announcement for the chief sponsor before the performance starts***Print and electronic media coverage ***Social media coverage***Media coverage in Pakistan after festival, press conference with the backdrop of sponsors logos, etc.***Name and logos of the sponsors on the brochure of the tour. One page of the brochure will be allocated to the chief sponsor for the logo and message.***Uploading performance of Face book page, YouTube, Daily Motion and website of the Marifat Sufi Band with the sponsor’s names and logos.***Special thanks to sponsors before the video starts on the website.**I hope you will consider Maarifat’s request for sponsorship and grant us the aforementioned air-ticket to contribute in efforts of peace building, interfaith Harmony and conservation of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Pakistan. ***This is the Festival’s website: http:**joudourfestival.com***Attached is the broacher of the Joudour Festival Maarifat Soufi Group **Marifat Sufi Band has participated and won acclaim in the following International music festivals where artists from several countries and continents participated:* ***The International Festival for Drums and Traditional Arts, Cairo, Egypt, *******The International Samaa Festival for Spiritual Music and chanting, Cairo, Egypt, *******(Led seminar: Pakistani traditional music at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, ****)***The International Samaa Festival for Spiritual Music and chanting, Cairo, Egypt, *******Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, Morocco, *******The International Samaa Festival for Spiritual Music and chanting, Cairo, Egypt ****…Dr. Zafar, the group leader was one of the two artists out of ** countries who received special “Pride of Performance Award” from the Egyptian Cultural Ministry.***Fes Festival of World Sacred Music, Morocco *******Gnaoua Festival **** in Essaouria, Morocco***Jadour Festival ****, Essaouria, Morocco***Sama Marrakech Festival ****, Morocco ***Pakistan Japan Friendship Festival* Tokyo Japan ******Awaiting a kind and positive reply.**Regards* *Prof. Muhammad Ali Tirmizi*Manager*Maarifat Soufi Ensemble* Pakistan***-**-***-********T*****@***.com
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