Kashmir Cultural show to be held on Monday at Lok Virsa


ISLAMABAD, Feb 4 (APP):In order to mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day on February 5, the Lok Virsa, in collaboration with Ministry of Kashmir Affairs and Federal Directorate of Education, has organized a Kashmir Cultural Festival on Monday to express solidarity with the people of Kashmir.
The festival would feature a cultural perspective of Kashmiris struggle against Indian occupation and their demand for the right to self-determination.
The one-day festival will be held at Museum Hal, Lok Virsa, aiming to spotlight everyday life in Kashmir through showcasing different segments including a special exhibition of artisans-at-work, featuring Kashmiri master artisans in different specialized craft fields like papermache, embroidery, namda, gabba, jewellery, shawl and weaving, etc.
The artisans will demonstrate their skills before the visitors, according to press statement issued here.
Live folkloric performances by folk artists, musicians and instrumentalists will also be arranged on the occasion while they will sing inspirational and national songs to project the Kashmir cause.
A special arts and crafts bazaar will be set up to offer a variety of knick-knacks, gemstones, folk arts, crafts, trinkets, etc. to the visitors attending the day-long event.
Lok Khaba a traditional food point at Lok Virsa will offer traditional Kashmiri cuisine to the visitors throughout the day.
Decorations and banners bearing slogans in support of Kashmir cause would also be placed at the venue.