Sanam Marvi is one of the youngest and most popular classical singers from the interior of Sindh. Her father was the renowned singer Fakir Ghulam Rasool and hence she was inculcated into classical singing at a very young age. Having studied Sufi poetry extensively, Marvi aims to spread the Sufic belief in love and peace through her music to global and local audiences. Marvi is in her element with compositions of mystics such as Baba Bulleh Shah, Baba Sheikh Farid, Sachal Sarmast and one of the greatest poets of the Sindhi language, Shah Abdul Latif.
The underground circuit may have been small, but Entity Paradigm (EP) is Lahore’s most famous success story for the nation. Known for playing varied genres, such as alternative rock, rap and rock fusion, its debut album Irtiqa was regarded as the first mainstream concept album to be released by a Pakistani act. After a three-year-long hiatus, EP announced its official return in 2009. The current line-up, which includes Fawad Khan, Ahmed Ali Butt, Salman Albert, Waqar Ahmed Khan and Hassaan Khalid, is working on its second album.
(Karachi, 23 June, 2010) Sprite proudly launched ‘Sprite Cricket Next’ – a technology driven sporting platform aiming to discover Pakistan’s best Gulli Cricketers – at an exclusive press meet held at UBL Sports Complex in Karachi. Kicking off in Karachi, the Gulli (street) cricketing campaign will be held across seven major cities in Pakistan. Spread over the next several months, the activity will be held in different venues to promote the accessibility and inclusivity of this new platform.
‘Gulli Cricket’ or ‘Street Cricket’ has long resonated with Pakistanis, irrespective of age, background and ethnicity and is often regarded as Pakistan’s true form of cricket. Sprite has always felt there exists a spark in every person who plays in the streets of Pakistan to be the best in the sport and with Sprite Cricket Next, it aims to discover and reveal this talent by providing these players with the opportunity to test their skills on a platform which till date was only accessible to professional players. The result is a truly unforgettable cricketing experience. Continue reading…
As one of the leading names in Pakistan’s music industry, Noori is often credited for revitalising rock music for Pakistan’s youth with the release of their first album Suno Ke Mein Hoon Jawan (2003) and then their second album Peeli Patti Aur Raja Jani Ki Gol Dunya (2005). Over a span of seven years the band has put out two albums, have performed in more than 400 concerts, self-produced 10 music videos, won three major music awards and are currently working on their third studio album. Joining the brothers this season are their parents, Ali Kazim as vocalist and Noor Zehra on sagar veena.
One glance at the body of their work and it registers immediately that the duo delve and excel at being experimental. Be it English, Urdu, Persian or Dari, Zebunissa Bangash and Haniya Aslam can reset their mode both musically and vocally with great ease and deliver brilliant performances. A household name across Pakistan with their debut album Chup (2008), Zeb and Haniya maintain a funky outlook to their work and with their classy style appeal to a broad base of the audience.
Artist has shared a timeless relationship with colours and canvas. He knows the art of playing with colours as they have the power to uplift the sorrows of life and open up a world of joy. Recently, held ‘exhibition of water colours’ held at Coopera Art Gallery, included the works of eight prominent artists.
These artists included Abdul Hayee, Dr Ajaz Anwar, Khalid Latif, Mahmood Alam, M.Shafique, Nazir Ahmed, Pirzada Najamul Hassan and Saeed Ahmad. The exhibition presented 63 works on different themes ranging from architectural beauty of Lahore to wild life, forest and portrait paintings.
Dr Ajaz Anwar, is a famous painter of Pakistan. His paintings exhibited at Coopera showcased old buildings of Lahore city. The painter said, “I highlight the parts of Lahore that must be preserved because you never know, if these buildings are going to be here tomorrow or not.” Similarly, kites are almost a part of every work. Continue reading…
Buying a gift on father’s day is a wonderful opportunity to thank your father for his efforts in raising you a responsible and loving member of the society. So instead of giving your dad something he doesn’t need, why not get him a gift that he can use regularly. Here are some father’s day ideas with a personal touch.
There are hundred and one ways which one can do on father’s day. Nothing makes Father’s Day special like doing something together as a family. Taking your father out on lunch or on a dinner is one of many options. Another father’s day idea is to take a walk with nature or on a family bike ride. If your dad loves shooting hoops, then a portable basketball net makes a great gift.
Secondly, on Father’s day, if your father is fond of outdoor and camping, then visit a store that specialises in outdoor equipments, pick up a fishing net or a fish finder. Continue reading…
Remember the time when your Dad hold your little fingers and made you walk for the first time. Father is a very important person in child’s life, a teacher, a guide, a friend and a supporter. No matter how many times you fall he is always there to guide you support you and re-lift your soul when all your expectations fail.
It is a tragedy that these days, children often neglect the little acts that can bring a smile on dear daddy’s face. If you are one of them then this Sunday is the best opportunity to show him that you care and appreciate what he has done for you.
This father’s day forget about readymade gift items. Put your creative hat on and think about some thing unique and different. Fashion central got some really amazing ideas to brighten up your family Sunday.
If you are a daddy’s little girl then what could be more beautiful then wishing him with a perfect Sunday breakfast, a little note of love and care and some fresh morning flowers. You can also make a hand made cute little card saying I Love You Daddy. You can also prepare a surprise dinner and movie for your dad. You can choose I am Sam, or some other family movie that you saw with your dad years ago just to relive and recall sweet old memories. Continue reading…
Lahore (JUNE 15, 2010) – CityFM89 Celebrates the annual World Music Day by hosting a musical concert in collaboration with Levi’s in Lahore on Sunday, June 20, 2010 at 4:00 PM. We would like to take this opportunity to invite your prestigious TV channel to cover the event. For further details please refer to the contacts given below.
The concert aims to encourage the promotion of musical art across all sections of Pakistan’s society. In 2008 more than 15 music bands participated in CityFM89’s World Music Day concert held simultaneously in Karachi, Lahore and Faisalabad. It was the biggest concert of the summer which electrified audiences and gave a chance to all the performers to bring their music to the public. Continue reading…
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