Eight-day `Eid Cultural festival’ continues at Lok Virsa


An eight-day festival titled as Eid cultural festival is continuing at the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa to collect donations for flood victims.

The festival features a number of important features such as cultural and musical shows, handicraft stalls, puppet shows, magic shows, food and other consumer friendly stalls.

The show continues till September 19 and a minimum amount of Rs 200,000 from this festival will be contributed to the Prime Minister’s flood relief fund, said Khalid Javaid, executive Director Lok Virsa.

He said that Lok Virsa celebrated eid with flood victims by way of arranging and distributing special Eid gifts for the children.   A team of Lok Virsa visited flood relief camps in Noshehra Kalan and Charsadda in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and distributed gifts with the help of the management of Rotary Club Green City Islamabad.

Khalid Javaid lauded the efforts of Ministry of Culture, in particular Minister for Culture and Secretary Culture for their facilitating role towards the success of the entire campaign.

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