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Moenjodaro ‘in danger’ after the Sindh Festival

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ISLAMABAD: Though the recent Sindh Cultural Festival won its organisers international limelight, its launch on the ruins of the world heritage Moenjodaro on February 1 continues to worry many at home and abroad – foremost the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Documents seen by Dawn show that two days later an alarmed […]

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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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Unesco was against holding ceremony at Moenjodaro

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ISLAMABAD: The Sindh Cultural Festival took off amid dazzling lights, but the din continues that it threatens Moenjodaro, the inaugural place of the festival listed with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) as a world heritage site. About a week before the launch of the two-week festival at Moenjodaro on Friday, the […]

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Sindh festival 2014: Sindhi artisans craft their way into Karachi’s heart

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By: Sameer Mandhro KARACHI: Meet Sindh’s incredible craftswomen, who make colourful pieces for you and your home. From traditional Sindhi quilts to exquisitely handcrafted bed sheets, this is the first time that their work has been displayed on such a scale and their happiness at the exposure knew no bounds at the opening of the […]

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Preserving our cultural heritage

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ISLAMABAD: This is with reference to your story “Civil society starts own ‘coup’ to protect culture” (January 30). I am shocked to see the picture of the Moenjo Daro site published alongside the story, which shows a huge stage being erected right inside the archaeological site to launch the Sindh Cultural Festival, which is being […]

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Sindh opens cultural festival

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KARACHI: The Sindh Cultural Festival kicked off in Karachi on Sunday with great zeal and enthusiasm, and Pakistan-People’s Party Patron-in-Chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on the occasion saying the Basant festival would be celebrated in Sindh this season. Inaugurating the festival at the Mohatta Palace, Bilawal said he was a proud son of Sindh – the […]

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