GB artists captivate audience at GCU

GB artists captivate audience at GCU

LAHORE: The Centre of Excellence China Studies of the Government College University and the Gilgit Arts Cultural Council Saturday organised Gilgit-Baltistan Cultural and Musical Evening at the GCU. The cultural evening began with the Hunza Hareep, a traditional music performance by Ustad Fida Hussain and his musicians, was also marked...

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Kalasha Community Ignored in Census Data Collection Form

Kalasha Community Ignored in Census Data Collection Form

Chitrali: The Kalash community, like many other ethnic and linguistic communities, remains ignored in the forms of upcoming Census 2017. No place or cell has been specified for religion and language of the Kalash community of Chitral. MIER, an organization working in languages and cultures in Chitral, expressed great displeasure...

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Seasonal Kitδit Festival celebrated in Sost, Gojal

Seasonal Kitδit Festival celebrated in Sost, Gojal

Gojal: People of Sost and surrounding villages celebrated the seasonal Wakhi Kitδhit Festival. The festival marks the departure of long winters, and the gradual arrival of spring. The land starts becoming softer as the mercury moves upwards from below freezing point. People from the valley gathered at a community center, feasted,...

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Ishq Ism-e-Azam: PNCA hosts its first launch of a Shina music album

Ishq Ism-e-Azam: PNCA hosts its first launch of a Shina music album

Islamabad, Feb 11: Chief Minister of Gilgit-Baltistan Hafiz Hafeezur Rehman today launched Shina music album “Ism-e-Azam” Ishq during a ceremony held at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) here in the federal capital. The music album features Shina language songs written by renowned poet Zafar Waqar Taj. A documentary...

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GB & Punjab music fusion in February

GB & Punjab music fusion in February

LAHORE: The Walled City Lahore Authority is going to arrange first ever Gilgit Baltistan and Punjab Music Fusion Festival at Alhamra Arts Council in collaboration with Government of Gilgit and Baltistan in February. According to details, the idea of interprovincial exchange of culture is at the core of this programme....

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