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On The Mall: Sixth iteration of literature and cultural fest commences

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LAHORE: The 6th Alhamra International Literary and Cultural Festival kicked off on Friday at Alhamra on the Mall in the presence of celebrated writers such as Intezar Hussain and Bano Qudsia. “I stand here today in the presence of some living legends…I have been rendered speechless,” Lahore Arts Council Chairman Ataul Haq Qasmi said. He […]

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Lok Mela kicks off with dastarbandi, fanfare

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ISLAMABAD: The annual cultural festival, called Lok Mela kicked off with colourful performances by folk artists showcasing dynamic rural life and culture at Shakarparian on Friday. More than 500 artisans and artists are participating in the festival. The main feature of the opening ceremony was “Dastarbandi” performed by the Minister for Information Pervaiz Rashid for […]

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Lok Virsa marks Kashmir Day with cultural festival

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ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Wednesday organised a daylong Kashmir Cultural Festival in connection with Kashmir Solidarity Day in collaboration with the Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan. The festival brought Kashmiri artisans, artists, NGOs and government organisations working for the cause of Kashmir under one umbrella to […]

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Sindh festival: Bilawal praised

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LONDON: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has been praised for his daring and open criticism of Taliban and other extremist groups and for organising the Sindhi cultural festival to highlight the real heritage of Pakistan. Bilawal told The Telegraph that his “two-week cultural festival was designed to reclaim ground lost to militants […]

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