The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) on Thursday arranged auditions for new talent under its open mic programme.

Coordinator for the programme Naeem Fatima said that our nation was very talented and Lok Virsa wanted to facilitate good singers. “We want to reclaim our creative spaces and bring back creative expression into our lives,” she said.

She said that all those who thought they had the talent of singing could contact them. “Every Thursday, a committee will have auditions at Lok Virsa. Every Sunday there will be an open performance of those accepted in the auditions by Lok Virsa’s food court,” she said. Balochistan:

The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage Lok Virsa’s talent hunt programme is also in full swing in Balochistan with an aim to provide a platform to talented singers.

The talent hunt programme has been arranged by Lok Virsa in collaboration with Balochistan government.

In a bid to provide a platform for emerging signers, Lok Virsa, in collaboration with Balochistan government, started talent hunt programme from May 5 that will continue till May 25.

Lok Virsa Executive Director Dr Fouzia Saeed said that the programme helped promote those who are eager to sing but they lacked a proper or available platform to perform.

She said that the purpose of the programme was to provide a platform to talented singers. “Pakistan is rich in talent. It is our responsibility to search talented singers and promote them,” she said.

She added that the talent hunt programme was the first step to discovering melodious voices in Balochistan province.

Source: Daily Times


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