ISLAMABAD: A three-day China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Cultural Caravan grand exhibition and National Artists Convention would be held here at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) from February 24.
An official of PNCA told APP that grand art exhibition aimed to project the paintings, drawings and art work produced by artists of CPEC cultural caravan. Besides, a series of books and research reports was also part of the Caravan to document, preserve and promote the cultural and artistic expressions of the diverse communities around the Silk Route/CPEC, which are under publication.
The professional photographers and artists of Pakistan and China would exhibit their artwork they captured during the CPEC Cultural Caravan journey.
Besides a series of short films and documentaries by filmmakers each dedicated to one of the city on the CPEC route, would be screened, showing historical background, contemporary relevance, culture, history, tourist attractions and monuments.
An official of PNCA told APP that National Artists Convention is an initiative to underscore various issues and problems confronting the artist's community and as a consequence adversely affecting the cultural environment of the society at large.
Seminars, youth contests, exhibition, short films screening, fashions, cultural pavilions, panel discussions and cultural stalls will also be arranged during three-day convention, he said. He said that stalls of traditional food and cuisine from Pakistan and China will be established in the premises of PNCA.
Handicraft would be displayed, followed by a photo exhibitions of visual and performing arts. All the events will be live streamed.