Ar­ti­sans train stu­dents in stone carv­ing

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

ISLAMABAD—The Na­tional In­sti­tute of Folk and Tra­di­tional Her­itage (Lok Virsa) is hold­ing the next pro­gram un­der craft of the month se­ries “Lac­quer Art and Stone Carv­ing from May 2 to 8. The pur­pose of the pro­gram is to cre­ate knowl­edge among youth about the rich craft her­itage of Pak­istan.

An of­fi­cial of Na­tional In­sti­tute told APP that masters ar­ti­sans in th­ese two craft fields would demon­strate their work and pro­vided hands on train­ing to chil­dren un­der age 7 to 14 years for a week at Her­itage Mu­seum, Shakarpar­ian in an in­ter­ac­tive man­ner.

He said Lok Virsa’s se­ries, Craft of the Month, was aimed at rais­ing aware­ness among the youth about Pak­istani cul­ture and pro­vid­ing them with a plat­form for in­ter­act­ing with ar­ti­sans and en­cour­ag­ing them to learn dif­fer­ent arts.

The pro­gramme is meant to in­spire cre­ativ­ity in chil­dren and will help them recog­nise the hard work that goes into mak­ing beau­ti­ful pieces of art.

The in­ter­ested par­ents may con­tact Lok Virsa Mu­seum Sec­tion on 9249200 or 0300-5204755 for reg­is­tra­tion”. He said that en­try was free in the pro­gram, adding that tim­ings were 10 am to 5 pm.—APP

Fed­eral Min­is­ter for De­fence Pro­duc­tion, Rana Tan­veer Hus­sain in a meet­ing with Azer­bai­jan del­e­ga­tion led by Yavar Ja­malov, Min­istry of De­fence In­dus­try.

Chil­dren div­ing into a nul­lah from a pipe­line used as cross­ing bridge.

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