WCLA launches arts and crafts festival

LAHORE- The Lahore Walled City Authority with the cooperation of Gobi’s Paints launched the 2021 Arts and Crafts Festival at Food Street here on Saturday. The festivity will continue on December 12 (today) with the slogan ‘Happiness in Homemade’. Different well-known and aspiring artisans from Lahore and outside will set up their stalls which included appliqué work, Hazara stone carving and others.

, puppets and dolls, ghugu ghoray, mirror work, truck art, metal work, musical instruments and paintings. Artisans from Kraafterina, Satrang Studio, Artisha, Jamshaid, Safia, Gul Khan Art Work, Thatta Khedona, Tare Zameen Pay, Lacquer Art and Niddle Art participated in the event. Moreover, different food stalls will also be placed on the street. To honor the evenings of the event, various singers including Maham Sohail, Fazal Jutt, Waseem Mazhar Khan and Sain Arshad Ali will also participate. WLCA chief executive Kamran Lashari said the aim of the effort was to reinvigorate passion.

and inspiring people’s interest in arts and crafts that were fading and facing a serious threat in the modern era. “This will help local craftspeople build their skills based on people’s new and ever-changing demands. These activities are instruments for promoting heritage and our artisanal craftsmanship,” he added.

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