The art exhibition that was jointly organized by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa culture and Tourism authority (KPCTA) and Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (GIK) ended amid fun and jubilation. The aim of the exhibition titled “Irtiqa the Art Revolution” was to present the culture of the province to the world through calligraphy, Art and painting. It was aimed at providing platform to the young student’s artists to display their art work and gain encouragement and recognition in the field of arts.
The students presented the culture of the province through calligraphy and painting. It was meant to provide a platform to young artists to display their work and gain recognition. More than 100 art pieces of three different categories including Painting, Calligraphy, Craft and sculptures by the students were displayed at the “Irtiqa the Art Revolution” exhibition.
Theatre and dramas were also staged in the festival wherein a message was disseminated to audience. Display of Art and craft models and exhibition of paintings was also continued for three days. After painting competitions, a fashion show rehearsal, and cultural paintings on T-Shirts competitions were also held. The models attired in different cultural and traditional colourful dresses displayed a catwalk on the ramp.
The students hailed the festival and said that it was the best opportunity for them to interact with each other and learn a lot about the culture, traditions, scenic places and other aspects of life of the people and the province as well. They said the event not only helped increased their knowledge but also broaden their vision about culture and traditions of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Large number of students and visitor that attended the event praised efforts of KPCTA.