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PNCA starts online musical program amid COVID-19 outbreak

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

27th Mar, 2020. 12:43 am
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PNCA starts online musical program

Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has started an online musical program for art lovers while they were confined in their homes adopting social distancing due to Coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Hosted by veteran artist Kanwal Naseer, online program series, titled “Homebound Connection”, was streamed on YouTube where different national and regional songs were played from the archives to entertain the audiences.

The sources of APP said, During different episodes, musical performances by national and regional singers such as Saeen Zahoor, ghazal Singer Ghulam Ali, Javed Niazi, Tarranum Naz, Taj Mastani, Allah Ditta loonay Wala and Shaukat Ali have been streamed with Kanwal Naseer explaining songs’ origins and lingual background.

Council is aimed to entertain online audiences while maintaining social distancing to beat the spreading of Corona Virus. It will also upload videos and short clips on its Facebook page and YouTube channel.

PNCA arranges workshop on puppetry with Uncle Sargam

Earlier on March 12, Famous puppeteer Farooq Qaisar Monday explained the basic techniques and tricks of the trade to young artists at a two day long puppet workshop that kicked off here at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA).

According to the details, PNCA arranged the event featured Farooq Qaisar who is a renowned name behind famous puppet character from the 90s ‘Uncle Sargam’.

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