The Sindh Folk Festival Karachi 2017

The Sindh Folk Festival 2017

The Sindh Folk Festival which was continued for a few days now ended on Sunday. A large number of people participated in the festivalĀ as it was a public holiday on Sunday. Due to a huge number of participants, the space specified for the local artists become less. After then, The Provincial Culture Minister Syed Sardar Ali Shah and the guest Minister Jam Shoro vacated the marked special guest’s seats for women. After watching this act of Syed Sardar, other guests also sat on the earth and left their seats for females.

The Sindh Folk Festival Karachi 2017

On the stalls of Sindh Folk Festival, the skilled people displayed their fun with different interesting handmade products. In the stalls, there were Sindhi Embroidery, Sindhi Cap, Leather Work, Ralli, Covering cloth, lungi, Thari Charkho, Thari embroidery, Blue Kaashi, Ajrak, Jundi, Khaadi, swissi, Paatri, woodwork, Thari Embroidery. There were also Bangles, veils, glass and wood works, painting, Cultural Models, Mawa, pickle and there was also a record sale of other things. The artisans from different districts of Sindh were happy due to the record sale of their products.

In the Folk Festival the traditional Dance of Sindh, and fun of music was presented before people. And various artists Tufail Sanjrani, Marvel Group, Dilber Jalal Chandio, Faheem Alan, Taj Mastani, Khushbu Laghari, Shaukat, Saavan, and Marai has also presented their skills. Various orchestras including the srndu, Murali Algoza, Bansuri, are also presented there. Artists impressed the whole audience while playing folk melodies. A few days back, Culture Provincial Minister Sardar Shah and US Consul General Grace Shelton inaugurated this festival.

Report By:

Asif Umer

The Sindh Folk Festival Photo Gallery

The Sindh Folk Festival 2017
The Sindh Folk Festival 2017

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