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Pamir Music Festival held at Lok Virsa in Islamabad

Pamir Music Festival held at Lok Virsa in Islamabad

Islamabad (December 31): The Pamir Music Festival, held at Open Folk Theater of Lok Virsa Islamabad, showcased the unique folkloric performances, songs and dances of the endangered Wakhi Pamiri people living around the Pamir knot that overlaps four countries. The festival was organized by Bulbulik Heritage Centre, Gulmit in collaboration...

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LITERARY NOTES: Much-needed research on Saraiki and Wakhi languages published

LITERARY NOTES: Much-needed research on Saraiki and Wakhi languages published

By Rauf Parekh Just like human beings, societies, too, have distinctive traits. Ours is a society that is peculiar in many ways, but one characteristic is very prominent: we have a poetic, romantic and emotional disposition. We love to live in the past, which was, so we believe, great in every...

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Wakhi language Mushaira and music night held in Gulmit, Gojal

Wakhi language Mushaira and music night held in Gulmit, Gojal

Report and Photography by Didar Ali A number of poets gathered last night in the Chamangul area of Gulmit to recite their Wakhi language poetry. The Mushaira had been organized by renowned cultural and social activists, Ustad Muhamamd Rehbar at his house. Well known Wakhi language poets, including Nazir Ahmed...

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Audio – Eulogy for late Dr. Boghshoh Lashkarbekov

Audio – Eulogy for late Dr. Boghshoh Lashkarbekov

  Poetry Composition by: Fazal Amin Beg Mũsfoir (February 2, 2014 in Gilgit) Nogũmon wudgem kẽs̃hen, ce lup yi badh xabar Po jonon-ẽ x̃etki safar, rex̃ki X̃ik zik-esarwar Unbelievably, I heard a very shocking news today, On his (eternal) journey is our most beloved, the Head/Chief of the Wakhi language,...

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Ẓ̌ʉ Naan – Wakhi audio song praising mother released

Ẓ̌ʉ Naan – Wakhi audio song praising mother released

The song has been written by Saifuddin Saif, a well known Wakhi language poet based in Gilgit.  It has been composed and sung by D. W. Baig, a renowned young vocalist and composer hailing from the Shimshal Valley of Gojal, upper Hunza. Wakhi Lyrics

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