Musical musings: Children demonstrate artistic skills at PNCA

Students from more than 15 educational institutes of twin cities participated


Our Correspondent August 19, 2016
Children performing at a cultural show organised by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts as part of the Independence Day celebrations. PHOTO: EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: A cultural show was organised by the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Thursday at its auditorium. The show was part of Independence Day celebrations organised by the council.

It aimed at raising awareness among youth and engaging them in positive constructive activities so they could play a significant role in the national development.

A large number of students from more than 15 educational institutes of twin cities including National University of Modern Languages, Bahria University, International Islamic University, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Islamabad Model College for Girls (IMCG) I-8/4, Islamabad Science School and College, IMCG G-6/4 and Alsadiq School Ghauri Town participated.

They presented tableaus, skits, national songs, and speeches highlighting importance of independence, acknowledging sacrifices of our forefathers and promoting love for homeland.

A special feature of the programme was performances by students of PNCA summer art classes, which were highly appreciated by the audience.

PNCA Director General Iftikhar Hussain Babar, who was the chief guest, and PNCA Performing Arts Director Tanvir Kiyani appreciated the efforts of council staff for holding an impressive cultural show for children.

Later, participants were awarded shields.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 19th, 2016.

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