ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Tuesday organized a concluding ceremony of a month long Children Summer Camp of Punjabi and Brahvi languages at Heritage Museum in Islamabad.
Lok Virsa, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage in collaboration with Brahvi Academy Pakistan and Federal Directorate of Education organized a month-long Summer Camp for children.
Executive Director Dr. Fouzia Saeed speaking on the occasion said that the objective of the camp was to provide an orientation to children (age 6 12 years) about the language, poetry, crafts, music and festivals of Punjab and Balochistan.
“The camp was organised for creating ownership among children regarding Pakistan’s languages and cultural heritage,” she said.
She said that it was a month-long activity where the children were taught about the language (alphabets), culture, arts, crafts, music, festivals, sports, etc. in different periods and in an interactive and enjoyable manner.
The programme included 15 day classes, a two day interactive workshop and three day educational visits to the reputed museums, i.e. Heritage Museum, Pakistan Monument Museum and Pakistan Museum of Natural History.
A colourful concluding ceremony was held at Lok Virsa Heritage Museum was graced by a large number of people and parents of the children participated in Summer Camp.
A number of colourful folk musical performances and cultural diversity shows were presented on the occasion.
The parents of children commended the efforts of Lok Virsa, especially its Executive Director Dr. Fouzia Saeed for infusing new spirit in the younger generation about unity in diversity and cultural heritage of Pakistan.