Two-day crafts festival starts

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Staff Reporter

A two-day crafts festival was started here on Saturday, aiming to promote arts and crafts of the country, organized by Nomad Art and Culture Centre in collaboration with Cultural Diplomacy of Serena Hotel.
The visitors have enjoyed live craftsmanship of the local craftsmen and took keen interest in buying handicrafts, ranging from regional textiles, handmade jewellery, block printed items and various arts and crafts.
An official of Nomad Art Gallery, said the aim of the festival was to revive and remote the cultural diversity and traditional craft of the country.
She said that we are celebrating through collaborative initiatives with our partners to highlight our rich legacy. “We believe that Pakistan has immense talent, potential and superb cultural heritage that need to be tapped,” she said. The opening ceremony was attended by a large number of people from twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.