ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) has announced to hold a “Milli Naghmas Contest: Tribute to Quaid” to mark the forthcoming Quaid-i-Azam Day celebrations falling on December 25, 2018.
The amateur youth – from 12 to 18 years of age – will participate in the Contest.
The authentic Milli Naghmas written to pay tribute to the father of the nation Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah for his valuable contribution towards creation of Pakistan will be included in the Contest.
The Cash prizes – first Rs 15,000, second Rs 10,000, and third Rs 8,000 – will be granted to three top winning contestants on the recommendations of a jury comprising of experts in the field of music.
Two consolation prizes worth Rs 5,000 each will also be awarded to the contestants securing fourth and fifth positions.
It is pertinent to mention that the deadline for the registration to participate in the Contest has already ended.
Heritage Museum recounts the historic and geostrategic importance of #Pakistan From #Alexander to #Albeiruni to #MarcoPolo and to #QuaidEAzam Mohammed Ali Jinnah. Pakistan is a land prominent in the tales written and recounted by history’s most eminent heroes. pic.twitter.com/ZJFfXiSHqZ
— Lok Virsa لوک ورثہ (@lokvirsa_gov) September 15, 2018