ISLAMABAD: National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) held an “Open Mic grand musical performance” at Heritage Museum. Young local artists who participated in the Open Mic weekly series performed at musical show and enthralled the audience with beautiful performances. The event was a sing-along and dance-along and opened to all music enthusiasts of twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Lok Virsa’s weekly Open Mic sessions have been running successfully for the past one year. Every week, Lok Virsa have held Open Mic auditions on Thursdays followed by Open Mic Live performances On Sundays. A Lok Virsa official said that both events have become hugely popular and are attended by numerous talented artistes who come, not only from twin cities, but also from faraway places.  

Published in The Express Tribune, August 12th, 2018.