ISLAMABAD, Aug 4 (APP): National Institute of Folk and
Traditional Heritage Lok Virsa is planning to establish a folk dance group for regular performances.
Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed told APP that
the folk dance group would capitalize upon music classes, initially for tabla, flute and rubab.
She said that internationally Lok Virsa would establish a
working relationship with Smithsonian in Washington DC, adding that Lok Virsa will revamp its Archives with the help of Smithsonian.
Dr. Fouzia said that Lok Virsa is working on production of
folk audio albums, video DVDs and discovery of new folk artists from across the country.
She said that documentation and new collection for the
heritage museum would be further improved.