What is Pakistan’s most novel cultural tradition?
Pakistan is home to a rich variety of cultures and a multitude of social traditions. People in different parts of the country have their own peculiar rituals, festivals and customs, some of which have existed for centuries but have been … Continue reading
Artistic expression in Pakistan: Does the audience matter?
The year 2014 saw a surge in artistic and cultural activities. We had a number of literature and art festivals in cities like Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. There was a flurry of cultural events as well, starting with the Sindh Festival and ending with the Karachi Mystic Festival.
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It is known as the Butterfly Effect. A small occurrence snowballs into something big — a fraction of a second too soon or too late, a route altered, a signal missed, and lives are indelibly changed. On the cold morning … Continue reading