Cultural Festival underway at Lok Virsa to mark Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day

CulturalCultural Festival underway at Lok Virsa to mark Pakistan’s 75th Independence Day

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The three-day Cultural Festival marking 75th years of Pakistan’s independence is full swing at Lok Virsa Heritage Museum at Shakarparian in Islamabad.

Major features include a representative exhibition of Artisans at work, photo exhibition on Pakistan movement organized in collaboration with National Archives of Pakistan, exotics craft bazzar, folk cuisine, etc.

The event was inaugurated yesterday by Engr Amir Muqam, Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Heritage and Culture.

The folk crafts focused in the exhibition are traditional doll making, motikari (bead work) and block printing (vegetable dyeing) from Punjab, ajrak and embroidered mirror work from Sindh, Swati shawl and Hazara phulkari from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, embroidery and carpet work from Balochistan, embroidery and gemstones jewellery from Gilgit-Baltistan and embroidery, Namda and Gabba from Kashmir.

The photo exhibition showing different stages of Pakistan’s history, birth and freedom movement comprised of 200 photographs contributed by National Archives of Pakistan.

The exhibition will go a long way in creating awareness among the masses, particularly youth about the history of Pakistan as well as contributions of our great leaders towards making of our beloved Country.

Traditional drummers (Dholis) attired in beautiful costumes is also a unique attraction for visitors. Folk artists also continue to pay tribute to Pakistan on its diamond jubilee celebrations through presenting popular national/ patriotic songs.

The festival will continue till August 14, 2022 (Sunday) with all its attractions.

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