ISLAMABAD, Dec 29 (APP): National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) announced to organize “Block Printing” program from January 4-10, 2016.
Master artisans in the field of block printing, Ajrak and vegetable dyes will be invited to coach children at Islamabad for a week.
It woul d be part of the series of programs that Lok Virsa is currently holding under the title “Craft of the Month” with a major objective to promote traditional skills, giving knowledge to younger generation about the importance and utility of different crafts and provide opportunity to youth to learn about Pakistan’s rich, diverse and pluralistic cultural tapestry.
It also encourages youth to value dignity of labour, foster ownership for their culture, create respect for different professions and character building.
It helped understand the contribution of artisans in the sustainable development of their community and country at large.