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Kamiar Rokni collaborates with Anaya for new collection

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LAHORE: Introducing The House of Kamiar Rokni’s unstitched Wedding collection for Anaya by Kiran Chaudhary  luxurious, extravagant, opulent and unapologetically eastern in sensibility, the 7-piece capsule collection is titled ‘Riyasat’ an ode to the very heritage of The House of Kamiar Rokni , who hails from the former Riyasat territory of Bahawalpur. With this exclusive unstitched three-piece […]

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Five-day Sheikh Ayaz festival concludes

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HYDERABAD: The five-day Ayaz Festival concluded on Tuesday at Sindh Museum with speakers paying tribute to the progressive prose and poetry of Sheikh Ayaz in an era when retrogressive forces were backed by the state. Speaking at a session on Sheikh Ayaz ja difa kar, writer Jami Chandio said Ayaz’s was entirely progressive and he […]

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Experts say despite problems, media disseminating untwisted news

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KARACHI: Speakers at a session in the ongoing Festival of Arts and Ideas organised by Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) on Thursday said that despite being influenced by highly divisive society of the country, Pakistani media has still managed to play its role in trying to disseminate untwisted information to people. At a session titled […]

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Coke Fest to commence from 16th

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Lahore: Given the prevailing political and security situations in our country, people get only a few opportunities to come together for festivities in a safe public setting. As a brand that focuses on togetherness, Coca-Cola took it upon itself to bring people together for three-day festive events. Last year, The Coke fest brought together two […]

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Sindh Theatre Festival kicks off with fun-filled play ‘Ullu Aur Mano’ was a

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The 16-day Sindh Theatre Festival got off the ground at the Arts Council on Friday evening with a laughter-filled play, Ullu Aur Mano, a story of two young people whom strange circumstances bring together. The action takes place in the home of a bachelor who is a writer and also a worker at a bookshop. […]

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Drama festival in full swing

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LAHORE-The second day of the three-day 5th Unique Drama Festival was held on Tuesday at Alhamra Cultural Complex. The festival was organised by the Punjab government in collaboration with the Lahore Arts Council.  The audience, mostly consisting of the youth, was extremely excited to see plays by different schools Provincial Minister for Trade, Industries and […]

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Mohsin Hamid and Riz Ahmed to discuss migration and music as part of London Literature Festival 2018

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The author and the actor will share a panel after Lahore Literary Festival that was held in Pakistan earlier this year to discuss issues that both have addressed in their works, respectively. Break-out actor Riz Ahmed (Venom, The Night Of), who is also known as rapper Riz MC and released his newest track, a powerful […]

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Develop plan to preserve dying arts: Fawad Hussain

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Friday directed the Lok Virsa authorities to develop a substantial plan for concrete measures to preserve and document the dying arts in Pakistan. Speaking at a briefing during his visit to Lok Virsa he said that the preservation of dying art was imperative to promote indigenous culture […]

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Cake wins Best Feature Narrative at TSAFF 2018

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The 13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival recently came to an end after a 10-day run in Seattle. Since Pakistan was the focus country at South Asia’s biggest film festival this year, multiple Pakistani films – 19 to be precise – were screened amidst artists from many countries. Among other things, Asim Abbasi’s directorial debut, […]

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13th Tasveer South Asian Film Festival concludes

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The recently concluded Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) 2018 that ran from September 28 till October 7 hosted a number of artists and screened over 65 films. With Pakistan as the focus country this year, more than 30 per cent of the programming was dedicated to Pakistani content while women took center stage at […]

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FPW 2018 Day 3: An amalgamation of the old and new

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KARACHI: Designer Deepak Perwani closed Fashion Pakistan Week (FPW) on day three with a solo show. Deviating from the usual FPW format, the grand finale commenced with a mesmerising shadow dance. This was followed by a ramp display of the couturier’s collection titled ‘Madhaniyan’ which encompassed a beautiful blend of divine ornamentation in both contemporary and […]

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Basant and spring, a heady combination

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KARACHI: Despite basant and particularly kite-flying becoming a much polarised and politicised yearly event, the seasonal festival celebrations at the DA Country & Golf Club on Sunday saw family and friends gather together to celebrate the Basant & Spring Gala 2016 amid much fanfare. On arrival, a large crowd was already present outside the premises […]

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Cultural festival urges peace & tolerance in Sindh

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LARKANA: People and the government should play their due role in warding off extremists from the province and help create a peaceful and tolerant society. This was the gist of a message of the one-day literary and cultural festival organised by the Strengthening Participatory Organisation (SPO) Sindh chapter at the Arts Council of Pakistan here […]

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Three shows on first day of children’s film festival

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LAHORE: Up to 1,500 children attended the first day of 7th Lahore International Children’s Film Festival of 2015 at Alhamra Art Centre and Cinepax on Monday. Children appreciated films ‘Daughter of an Ocean from United States’, and ‘Baroque n Roll from Canada’. The film ‘Daughter of an Ocean’ is about remembering the story of a […]

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