Sixth Pakistan Mountain Festival: Girls paint ‘mountain culture’ in a live competition

Published: December 7, 2016
Participants work their brushes. PHOTO: MUHAMMAD JAVAID/EXPRESS

Participants work their brushes. PHOTO: MUHAMMAD JAVAID/EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: Students from different colleges of the twin cities skilfully painted ‘mountain culture’ in an oil-on-canvas painting competition.

The contest was organised on Tuesday in collaboration with the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) in connection with the ongoing 6th Pakistan Mountain Festival, the annual flagship event by the Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) to commemorate International Mountain Day.

Pakistan Mountain Festival Director Munir Ahmed said, “As many as 42 students reflected their love for the mountains and its culture through variety of colours and treatment in oil-on-canvas. The Hunza and Kalash women, culture and heritage have been the preferred themes for the participants.

Farwa Sadaf of Islamabad College for Girls, F-6/2 said mountains give us freshwater and air, which we cannot live without.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 7th, 2016.

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