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Art, culture festival opened in Kandhkot

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KANDHKOT: A three-day festival of art, literature and culture was inaugurated at Mini Stadium Kandhkot on Friday. The festival was organised by district administration and was jointly inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Kashmore Raja Tarique Hussain, Colonel Sindh Rangers Mohammad Amir and SSP Kashmore Haidar Raza. Hundreds of people from all walks of life attended the […]

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Culture festival: Balochistan musical night hosted during Lok Mela

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Lok Virsa hosted a Balochistan musical night on Tuesday featuring local folk songs at the Open Air Theatre as part of the 10-day Lok Mela. Eminent Folk artists and musicians including Saju Khan, saroz player and singers Akhtar Chanaal, Taj Balehdi, Sabz Ali Bugti, Zeba Sanam, Zeba Noori, Shahmir Sabzal, and others enthralled the audience […]

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Sindh Literature and Culture Festival: ‘Only those nations thrive that revisit their history’

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KARACHI: Only those nations thrive that revisit their history and later on revive it accordingly, said the president of the Friends of Sindhu Civilisation, Khadim Hussain Soomro, during a talk organised on the second day of the Sindh Literature and Culture Festival on Sunday. The festival was organised by the Friends of Sindhu Civilization at […]

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War on culture

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On the evening of February 23, I attended the jam-packed session on “War on Culture” at the Lahore Literary Festival (LLF), expertly moderated by Mishal Husain and featuring the best of the best speakers. As the speakers began commenting on how culture is being attacked everywhere — in Afghanistan, Iraq and now Syria, let alone […]

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Mohenjo Daro’s legacy

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At least one advantage of the Sindh Festival being held in Mohenjo Daro was to introduce this 5,000-year-old civilisation to broader layers. However, civilisation and culture are not limited to music, art and poetry. They encompass the mutual relations, habits, feelings, attitudes, social behaviour and many other aspects of life. The most profound expression of […]

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Sindh Festival: synonym for renaissance

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The masses were barred from getting an education and so they could neither read nor understand the Bible. The high illiteracy rate of the poor people was exploited by the religious class, which would extort money from them by lying about Biblical commands Pakistan has a 95 percent strong Muslim population, with the same religion […]

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