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Sindhi Culture Day: All for one and one for all

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KARACHI/SUKKUR/HYDERABAD: For the past seven years, people across the province of Sindh have gathered on December 13 to celebrate their caps, clothes and culture. Mach Katcheries [campfire assemblies], musical programmes and rallies were held across Sindh to mark Sindhi Culture Day this year too. The day was first observed in 2009 in reaction to the […]

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Of ajrak and sufis: Sindh comes to life in the capital

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The lawns of the National Press Club (NPC) were illuminated with colourful lights to celebrate Sindhi culture in particular and the diversity of Pakistani culture in general on Saturday night. The event, organised by NPC and Indus Consortium Performers of Pakistan National Council of the Arts and students of the federal Urdu university, exhibited customs, […]

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A welcome initiative

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The ongoing Sindh Festival has helped flash a bright, clear and welcome spotlight on the distinctiveness, richness and inherent liberalism of the Sindhi culture. The open-to-public musical shows, poetry recitations and sports tournaments at the festival are nothing short of a rare and welcome elixir for a populace that has since long been doing little […]

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Textiles, embroidery, Bhuttos rule Sindhi exhibit

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KARACHI: When you try to represent Sindh visually, it is no surprise that the result is a predominant representation of ajraks, embroidery and the Bhuttos. ‘Romancing Sindh’ exhibit at Full Circle Gallery opened on Monday and it uses the above to celebrate the heritage of this province. The exhibition being held in collaboration with SozanKaar […]

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Sindh in visual culture discussed

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KARACHI: French scholar Julien Levesque delivered a short lecture on the representation of Sindh in visual culture during the past four to five decades at the Alliance Francaise Karachi on Thursday evening. Mr Levesque said he’d be discussing the cultural identity marks – ajrak, Sindhi topi, Moenjodaro stupas – that had been associated with Sindhi […]

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Culture day celebrated across Sindh

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KARACHI: Activists of almost all social and political organisations, holding flags of different hues and colours forgot their traditional rivalries and differences for the day to partake in jubilation over and pride in their common culture as they celebrated Sindhi culture day across the province on Sunday. Wearing Sindhi caps and ajraks, the merry crowds […]

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US consulate marks Sindh Culture Day with qawwali concert

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Karachi: US Consul General Michael Dodman and the staff of his country’s consulate general in Karachi celebrated Sindhi Culture Day with a reception and qawwali concert on Saturday. The American qawwali band Fanna-Fi-Allah performed a set of traditional qawwalis, including Qalandar’s Dhamal and Moor Muhara, for a group of media and cultural guests. Addressing the […]

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