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  • Youth festival begins at Kohat varsity

    PESHAWAR: A two-day ‘Aghaz-i-Janoon’ youth festival got under way at the Kohat University of Science and Technology (KUST) on Sunday...

    Pak Welfare Youth Organisation (PWYO) and directorate of sports and youth affairs are jointly organising the event after successfully holding the festival at Peshawar, Dera Ismail Khan and Bannu, respectively...

  • Arts Council’s youth festival begins on May 23

    KARACHI: This year’s second youth festival organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi in collaboration with the I Am Karachi initiative will be held from May 23 to May 30...

    He said last month’s successfully held festival had made the council realise that it’s better to hold workshops earlier so that when the young ones entered the final stages of the festival, they’re better prepared...

  • Russia hosts Soviet-style youth festival as Putin woos under-30s

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on Sunday at a youth festival launched in the Soviet era, in his latest effort to appeal to young Russians ahead of the presidential election next year...

    The World Festival of Youth and Students was initiated by the USSR and the Eastern Bloc after World War II and Russia is hosting the 19th festival in Sochi’s Olympic park on the Black Sea, following a Soviet-style parade in Moscow on...

  • Youth Drama Festival opens at PNCA

    ISLAMABAD: The five-day Youth Drama Festival 2017 opened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) on Friday...

    A total of 117 universities and colleges from Rawalpindi and Islamabad are invited to the festival, and the 12 best productions have been selected to be performed before the jury...

  • Youth theatre festival concludes

    LAHORE: The five-day Ajoka Theatre Youth Festival concluded on Sunday at Alhamra Cultural Complex, Qadhafi Stadium...

    The festival proved to be a success as the turnout was encouraging...

  • Dance night highlight of youth festival

    LAHORE: The second day of 14th Youth Performing Arts Festival featured eight to 10 theatrical performances but the main attraction of the day was the dance night...

    A major chunk of visitors comprised the youth from various educational institutes...

  • Youth Drama Festival commences

    ISLAMABAD: A week long Youth Drama Festival started off on Monday at the National Council of Arts during which various educational institutions will be presenting plays dealing with social issues...

    Such events provide youth with an opportunity to show their talents as artists and are a good way of promoting healthy entertainment, he said...

  • Youth, children festival ends

    TIMERGARA: The three days youth and children festival ended here on Thursday...

    The last event of the festival was a friendly wheelchair cricket match between Dir and Mardan’s special persons...

  • Eight-day youth festival begins on 24th

    KARACHI: This year’s annual Youth Festival organised by the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi will be held from Sept 24 to Oct 1, announced the council’s Ahmed Shah at a press conference on Tuesday afternoon...

    He said the youth festival was an annual feature of the council’s programmes, and like the Urdu Conference that it held every year the festival too had become big enough to be recognised...

  • PSL: Peshawar to follow Man United blueprint for youth academy

    Unsung cricketers from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) region will not only get a look-in by Peshawar Zalmi, the franchise will also help them find a toehold in the English county league, team owner Javed Afridi has said...

    Afridi had spoken of his KPK-driven agenda in an email interview earlier, saying he wanted to develop the cricket infrastructure around the game “in his homeland” as Peshawar and KPK were “close to his heart”...

  • Youth carnival inaugurated in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan formally inaugurated the All-Pakistan Youth Carnival with the name of Mega Challenge (MC-16) at Qayyum Sports Complex here on Saturday...

    Provincial minister for sports Mehmood Khan, other ministers, MPAs, chief secretary Amjad Khan, ACS Azam Khan, additional secretary sports and youth affairs Tariq Khan, DG Sports Rashida Ghaznavi, Usman Khan and his team Liaison...

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