Lok Virsa to organize three-day National exhibition of dying crafts


ISLAMABAD, Mar 11 (APP):The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) has organized a three-day National exhibition of dying crafts of Pakistan from March 12 at Pakistan National Museum of Ethnology.
Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood will be the chief guest on the occasion.
The objective of the exhibition was to promote dying skills and to encourage master artisans associated with them.
Master artisans of endangered skills from all provinces, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir would participate in this exhibition. Craft experts will present papers and multimedia presentations to highlight the importance of craft heritage.
The opening ceremony will feature live performances by folk musical instrumentalists and multi-media presentations on dying crafts.