On our radar: April 17, 2016

Published: April 17, 2016
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Wall of Tolerance

After the tragic Gulshan-e-Iqbal park incident, the Wall of Tolerance is an initiative taken by a group of young Lahoris to fight the extremist mindset through art. The group painted messages of peace on the walls of Gulshan-e-Iqbal park, in order to counter the growing negativity through some positive art —  and  make Lahore a little brighter after the tragedy. We are extremely proud of these young painters and applaud them in their efforts to spread a message of peace.

Phuljari

If you are looking for some short-term measures to get rid of your everyday pressures, then the Phuljari stress-relieving colouring book is what you need to go for. It’s an attempt by Azmeena Alidina and Ema Anis to celebrate and spread the brilliance of Pakistani art while providing people with a soothing colouring experience. To find out more about it, visit Facebook.com/phuljharidesigns

Cosmetic Candy

Consider it a paradise for makeup junkies like us; they aim to deliver to your doorstep worldwide, branded, original beauty products, that too at affordable prices. We love businesses that make international shopping not only possible, but convenient as well. Time for us to get shopping! For more details, visit Facebook.com/Cosmetic-Candy

AlKaram Digital Lawn Collection

It’s been raining lawn fabrics this season and we have managed to shortlist some of our favourites. One of them is AlKaram’s digital lawn collection —  titled “Summer Fantasy”. Not only is the material perfect for the heat, but we love the vibrant colours along with the fun abstract floral prints. Visit the nearest AlKaram flagship store to check it out.

Pakistan Calling

There has been a recent rise in the art of filmmaking in Pakistan, so the Pakistan Calling Film Festival is an effort to unite and provide an opportunity to independent filmmakers to display their talent. It’s a two-day festival in Karachi that will showcase works from all genres of film —  from fiction to animation, held in tandem with workshops. For further information call on 0316-2803394 or visit Facebook.com/Pakcalling

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