Lok Virsa organizes “Dholak Geet Contest”


ISLAMABAD, May 26 (APP): Lok Virsa on Thursday organized a “Dholak Geet Contest” to revive the use of Dholak in our celebrations.

The students of various educational institutions was participated in the contest. An audio CD of ‘Dholak Geet’ was also launched on the occasion.

Executive Director Lok Virsa Fouzia Saeed addressing the participants said Lok Virsa would making efforts to revive the use of dholak in our celebrations.

“This has been one instrument which was fully owned by women and was commonly used for their songs, celebrations and sharing of good times,” she said.

She said that Lok Virsa calls upon every family to have a dholak at their homes so that it can become a symbol of creativity.

“Having a dholak at home will encourage our children to learn it and participate in wedding celebrations and other family occasions. We have to get good quality traditional music for our weddings,” Fouzia said.

Dholaks was also available for sale at the occasion and at our Lok Virsa shop from then on wards.

A large number people from different walks of life attended the event.