Munir Ahmed

  • TISLAMABAD A group show of five painters including Ambreen Anjum, Tanvir Ka-usar, Shahzad Kausar, Naf-eesa Kausar and Hanif Khan will begin here at the Jharoka Art Gallery, F-8/1, on Tuesday at 5.30 pm. The gallery has preferred to term the show as 'colours of summer that reflect the essence of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Many artists paint the city they live in to show others its surroundings, culture and the social life that prevails around them. In this way, they also capture the life at the moments they saw it with a perspective they felt at that specific time. Depicting their respective cities as ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Over 70 paintings from the 32 schools were put on display at the Heritage Museum Gallery here at the Lok Virsa in relation to the International Mountain Day. The event entitled 'Youth Art Exhibition and Seminar was organised by the Development Communications Network (DEVCOM-Pakistan) in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Tunisian film 'Making Of, directed by Nouri Bouzid, served as an eye-opener for the viewers as how the so-called 'martyrs are prepared. The award-winning movie 'Making Of was screened here Saturday late at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) to mark the 23rd anniversary ...

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  • TISLAMABAD An exhibition of 24 paintings by renowned painter and calligrapher Sadequain in the form of limited edition Giclee prints on canvas will be kicked off today (Thursday) at the Gallery 6 at house 624, street 44, G-9/1. On the occasion, two new books about Sadequain will also be launched ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The other side of the mellow and bright colours is yet another story of agony, despair and desolation. This is what the paintings of impressionist painter Iqbal Hussain suggest to their onlooker. An exhibition of his paintings, arranged by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The Navajo Sandstones at Utah, a part of Colorado Plateau in the Northern Arizona of the United States, could never be shown as exuberant and mysterious as Adeel Ahmed has captured. Today (Monday) is the last chance to view his exhibition of photographs entitled 'Hidden at the Khaas ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The monumental and legendary artwork by Sadequain - an artist, calligrapher, poet and thinker, who passed away at the age of 57 in 1987, will be put on display at the Gallery 6 in Islamabad on 25 November 2010. This event is being jointly organised by the Sadequain Foundation based in ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The National Language Authority (NLA), Chairman Iftikhar Arif has said that Faiz Ahmed Faiz is the only poet after Allama Iqbal about whom the critics have written a lot from different perspectives, and it was really a hard task to compile an anthology about multifaceted poet and his ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Arranging flowers is a relaxing and rewarding hobby, not to mention that it adds a great deal of beauty to any room but the Pakistan Floral Art Society has turned this art a source of fundraising for the victims of worst ever floods in Pakistan. The event was organised here Thursday at ...

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  • TISLAMABAD In the midst of the desert music tunes, dancing men and camels, and artisans-at-work, a three-day long Cholistan Cultural Festival, arranged by the Lok Virsa - National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage in collaboration with the Royal Norwegian Embassy kicked off here at the Lok ...

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  • TISLAMABAD A contemporary solo display of 23 paintings by a Lahore-based painter Rakhshanda Atawar entitled 'The Line Unleashed is on at the Khaas Art Gallery. It will be concluded on the Saturday next October 23, and can be viewed daily from 11am to 6.30pm at House 1, Street 2, F-6/3, Margalla ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The wonderfully thematic event entitled 'art and speech competition about Japan, arranged here Wednesday at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) was ended on the mismanagement by the Japan Embassy staff members, and the disgrace shown to the students especially to their ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The second solo exhibition of paintings by Karachi-based versatile painter Wasi Haider in the Federal Capital is on at the Jharoka Art Gallery in Sector F-8/1. The self-taught artist and poet has put up his 25 paintings on display which are mostly decorated with flowers and ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The war movie 'On the Tai Hang Mountain was screened here Sunday - the second day of the Chinese Film Festival in connection with the Chinese Cultural Week at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). Directed by three creative minds Chen Jian, Shen Dong and Wei Lian, the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Chinese Film Festival opened with the screening of a film 'Aftershock here Saturday at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). The film reminded the audience of the Kashmir earthquake 2005 miseries in which about 75000 lives were lost including many children in the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD No one dared to avail well known film star and singer Shahida Minis stirring open offer to dance with her or even to shake hand with her Friday night at a musical arranged by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). The opportunity was valid for only those who could donate from ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Thank God Finally the writers, poets and intellectuals are also mobilised to support the flood victims. The credit goes to Farzana Janan, comparatively a junior poetess, to mobilise all her senior ones and contemporaries to organise a series of four events to sensitise people about the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Dr Wazir Agha, the founder of a new school of criticism in Urdu literature, is buried in his ancestral village Wazirkot, Sargodha Wednesday. He died Tuesday night after protracted illness. He was a trend-setter poet, critic and intellectual who have written more than 50 books. Some of ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Pakistan Monument Museum (PMM), a much-delayed project of rupees 120 million, is finally ready for inauguration, claims the Lok Virsa management. This project was handed over to Lok Virsa in May 2009 for its early completion after the Government had revoked Uxi Muftis contract on ...

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  • TISLAMABAD No big event was seen on August 25 in the Federal Capital except a small get-to-gather at Shiblis house on the 2nd death anniversary of Ahmed Faraz, a legendry Urdu poet of the last century. It seems that the people and the government and NGOs have forgotten the contribution of the late ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - Chairman National Assembly Standing Committee on Culture Raza Hayat Hiraj has asked the Lok Virsa to come up with 'one village one culture programme in next three months to promote the indigenous crafts, folklore and cultural heritage. He was chairing the committee meeting here Tuesday ...

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  • TISLAMABAD All cultural events the governmental and non-governmental organisations planned to celebrate the Independence Day of the country were cancelled here Saturday to show solidarity with the victims of flash floods as announced by the Pakistan government. Pakistan National Council of the Arts ...

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  • TISLAMABAD - The inauguration of exhibition entitled 'Rare Photographs and Documents of Pakistan Movement here Tuesday at the Heritage Museum, Shakarparian, has created fervour as the young showed their enthusiasm in it. The exhibition is jointly organised by the National Archives of Pakistan (NAP) ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The style of sufi rendition and dance the Egyptian Al-Tannoura Troupe for Cultural Heritage presented here Saturday night at the auditorium of the PNCA was entirely different from what is known and practised here in the region or in the countries around. Though the soul of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The Lok Virsa -National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage, will launch a series of five folk music concerts to pay tribute to music icons one each from the Federal Capital, Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Khalid Javaid, the Lok Virsa Executive Director, said ...

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  • TISLAMABAD About 50 women vocational instructors are being trained in contemporary fashion trends garments making, tie and dye - the chuneri work, embroidery, screen printing of fabrics and recycling of the used material in various households. The weeklong training is being conducted by the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Tabla maestro Ustad Tafoo Khans fingers created spell of rhythmic tones and mesmerising music compositions to soothe the souls of the Islooites after many years when he last performed in the federal capital. The occasion was a musical evening 'Baithak the Pakistan National Council of the ...

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  • TISLAMABAD Handicrafts of Murree hills are an important part of the countrys tourism products and there is a lot of potential to develop the local handicrafts industry both to improve the tourism experience and develop local economics, said Dr Allah Bukhsh Malik, Managing Director of the Punjab ...

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  • TISLAMABAD The cultural authorities and organisations in the government and the non-government sectors displayed indifferent attitude on the 10th death anniversary of Allan Faqir, one of the most celebrated folk singers from Sindh. Allan Faqir - the singer of 'Humma Humma (Allah allah kar bhyyia), ...

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