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  • Foreign front: IIFA: much more than just ‘awards’

    The last week of June saw Madrid being taken over by Bollywood’s crème de la crème, who had come together to celebrate Indian cinema with The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) for the IIFA Weekend 2016...

    Contrary to popular belief, IIFA celebrations are spread over a weekend, instead of just an evening gala to hand out the trophies...

  • Sparkling diamond earrings seen fetching up to $70m at auction

    Sotheby’s said the Apollo and Artemis stones are “by far the most important pair of earrings ever offered at auction”...

    “I am certain there hasn’t been another pair of coloured diamonds of this size and importance ever put into auction — certainly the highest estimated pair of earrings ever to appear at auction,” David Bennett, worldwide chairman of Sotheby’s International Jewellery Division, said...

  • IIFA 2015: Soch band nominated in Best Music Directors category

    You'd think the pop/rock band Soch would be on to their next big thing by now, but the song that shot them to fame is still picking up honours!Their song 'Awari', which was included in the soundtrack of Mohit Suri's Ek Villian, has been nominated at International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2015 in the Best Music Direction category...

    This is the fourth nomination for the band in India; Soch has previously been nominated at...

  • Hyderabad Police clears Umar Akmal in 'dance party' case

    Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was cleared by the Hyderabad police on Monday after the 25-year-old was alleged to have been involved in 'unethical activities' at a party in the city...

    The hard-hitting batsman came under fire after he was allegedly involved in an incident that bought 'disrepute to Pakistan cricket' at an event which the police described as a 'dance party'...

  • Classical, folk dance performance held to mark Pakistan Day

    RAWALPINDI: A classical and folk dance performance was held at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) for the first time on Wednesday night...

    The performances began with a Sindhi folk dance performance featuring Sajid, Aftab, Saim and Qaiser, following by Balochi folk dancing and a bhangra performance...

  • HUM TV awards 2015: Can in-house awards ever be impartial?

    This year's HUM TV awards, aired in full on the TV channel this weekend, showed an unprecedented level of organization and high production values from dances to lighting and sets...

    As if the star-studded line-up was not going to suffice, HUM TV spliced in a troupe of performance artists; Their acrobatics and carnival style costumes added even more punch to the mix...

  • 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...

  • 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

    It may have originated in the jungles of Africa and South America, but the martial art of Capoeira is quickly catching on in the parks and lawns of the capital...

    Ammar Latif, a Capoeria enthusiast and one of its first Pakistani exponents, has been practicing and teaching this art in places such as Kuch Khaas for quite some time now
  • 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...

    The dance gala, including workshops and joint sessions of dancers, will be held at different venues in Lahore...

  • 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...

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