Saturday, October 13, 2012

Multani Dances and Culture Presentation in Lhr NEWS

The five-day 11th Youth Performing Arts Festival will kick off with full fervour at the Rafi Peer Cultural Centre, Raiwind Road, on Saturday (today).

The festival will showcase over seven movies, 16 plays by various educational institutions, 10 dance performances by leading Pakistani dancers and their students and 20 musical groups. There is no ticket for the mega event. The festival aims at supporting the young in their chosen artistic originalities in performing arts, enabling them to foster their traditional arts and preserving rich cultural heritage.

The Rafi Peer Theatre Workshop has been actively working for promotion of performing arts since its inception in 1974. Its chain of festivals has brought renowned puppeteers, dancers, stage artists and musicians from all over the world to Pakistan. Consequently, its festivals have attracted huge audiences. This year, the festival has engaged independent youth groups and individual young performers. They include; Multan Lok Raqas Party: A group of very young talented children performing Multani Jhoomer, dancing horse and a lot of other folk dancing styles.

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