KPK government finalizes arrangements for three-day Hunar Mela

Life and StyleKPK government finalizes arrangements for three-day Hunar Mela

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: All arrangements have been finalised for the three-day Hunar Mela, or Artisans at Work, starting at the PIA Planetarium in Hayatabad tomorrow (Friday).

The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP) is holding the event for the skilled entrepreneurs to showcase their products and boost income of their families.

The event is aimed at holding activities for fun along with business opportunities to encourage skilled folk especially females to market their products.

Artisans have been invited from all the regions of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and stalls have been established for them to showcase their skills and talents at the event.

The artisans’ stalls include handicrafts, embroidery, Taghar work, Bannu Royal Khaadi, stone carving, Peshawari caps, wax painting, metal work, wood carving, artwork, calligraphy, ring making, sitar making, Chitrali Patti, Gandhara Art, Drooza chappal, Sarghashay, Charsadda chapal, maizaray work, Karawa work, Sarkha, Dandas, Parunay, pottery work, blacksmith work, Hazara Jisti Shawl and Moti work and a lot of other items.

The stalls for the traditional and local food and cuisine have also been established besides concert, traditional dances and activities like food competitions, stage, hujra, magic, puppet and juggler shows, games, art exhibitions and kids play area.

The concert pavilion will offer traditional Khattak, Mehsud, Attan, Chitrali, Gatka, Attan Ball, and Bangash dances.

The instrumental stage show include Rabab-Mangay (Tang Takor), Pashto singing & Tang Takor and jamming session, while competition area will present cooking contests besides Makha, weight lifting and other family competitions like quiz and singing.

The magic, juggler and puppet shows are also part of the unique event in addition to daily musical evening in Pashto and Hindko singing is also in the plan.

Source: APP

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