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  • Shadi Khan, the wood-carver of Wazirabad

    Born in Wazirabad into a family which had migrated from Gurdaspur, a self-taught sculptor and painter, Shadi Khan lived a rich childhood in the woods around his hometown, especially on the bank of the Chenab...

    Shadi Khan would sketch on paper and scribble on walls...

  • Slew of performances on World Dance Day

    LAHORE: Pakistan National Council of Arts in collaboration with Lahore Arts Council is gearing up to celebrate International Dance Day at Alhamra Art Centre on April 29...

    There will be a numerous set of performances in the show that will include dance presentations by students of educational institutions, seasoned dancers and artistes from Performing Art Group of PNCA itself...

  • Lots of singing and dance at Chitral festival

    A Kalash qazi (religious leader) Bojam Khan said the participation of Kalash people in the Chilim Jusht festival was obligatory as anyone could lost his relationship with the community if he failed to participate in it for three straight years...

  • Prince Harry performs Maori dance in New Zealand

    PALMERSTON NORTH: Britain’s Prince Harry performed a fearsome Maori war dance, or haka, and mingled with tattooed ex-convicts on his trip to New Zealand on Wednesday...

    He had just 20 minutes to learn the dance before performing it publicly, with his instructor Warrant Officer Brett Pene praising the royal’s efforts...

  • Living Colours: The dance of the Amazon

    I came back to Pakistan in 2007 and started Pakistan’s first Capoeira study group in Iqra University, which lasted till August...

    Q: What hope do you have for Capoeria taking off in Pakistan?A: In 2013, I connected with the Brazilian ambassador in Islamabad, who offered to sponsor my activities by setting up a Capoeira school at the embassy as part of its cultural activities...

  • Dance festival just around the corner

    LAHORE: The Institute of Performing Arts in collaboration with the Lahore Arts Council is organising a five-day dance festival in May...

    LAC Executive Director Atta Muhammad Khan and ace dancers Nighat Chaudhry and Wahab Shah announced this at a press conference at the Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, on Tuesday...

  • Dance Day festival on 17th

    LAHORE: A ‘Dance Day Manao’ or celebrate the dance day will be held on May 17 at Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall, where performances of eminent classical, folk, sufi and modern dancers of Pakistan will be showcased...

    This rich dance show featuring all genres of dance is being held by Lahore Arts Council in collaboration with the Institute of Performing Arts...

  • Khyber food festival opens with Khattak dance

    The red table napkins instantly reminded one of a scene from a popular Pushto flick where the hero brings out his red handkerchief and breaks into Khattak dance to celebrate a happy occasion...

    Up ahead on the dance floor, four Khattak dancers in their traditional attire were doing just that...

  • One million dance lovers gather at Japanese festival

    TOKUSHIMA: Over a million performers and spectators will flock to a western Japanese city this weekend for one of the country’s largest dance festivals, after organisers stepped up efforts to accommodate foreign visitors...

    Sporting Japanese kimono costumes with hair bands or straw hats, they chant in chorus and dance in synchronised choreography...

  • Striking Balochi dance performed

    On April 26, 1967 a scintillating performance of Balochi music and dance on university campus marked the Diwan organised by the Balochi literary circle of Karachi University Students Union...

    The highlight of the show was the sprightly Leva dance...

  • Two-day dance festival kicks off

    KARACHI: The two-day Karachi Dance Festival 2017 started with a bang with the stage completely conquered by dancers doing Sindhi, Baloch and Punjabi folk dances, including the luddi and bhangra and with the whirling dervishes doing their thing along with classical dance such as Kathak, Thumri, Bharatnatyam, Odissi and contemporary style ballet, hip-hop, rock, tap and disco dancers all dancing away at the Arts Council of Pakistan here on...

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