CPEC Cultural Caravan Festival underway at PNCA

CPEC Cultural Caravan Festival underway at PNCA

ISLAMABAD:The CPEC Cultural Caravan Festival is underway at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) in Islamabad.

Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb is the chief guest of the event.This festival is part of three-day Art and Culture Festival that started yesterday.

The program will be showcasing the works of a caravan of Chinese and Pakistani artists who had travelled from Xian in China to Gwadar in Pakistan documenting the cultural heritage along the length and breadth of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The CPEC festival aims at promoting creative economy by focusing on potential bilateral trade and cooperation in culture and creative industries.

Colorful regional performances depicting folk heritage of Pakistan and short films, documentaries and photo montage will be the hallmark of festival.These will be followed by inauguration of art and photography exhibition and a CPEC culture Caravan fashion show at the National Art Gallery of PNCA this evening.APP/AFP