RAC Lok Mela performances enthrall people

Folk songs and dance performances fascinate visitors at Lok Mela 2015



Different segments of cultural performances including folk dances, singing, and mehfil-e-mushaira enthralled a large number of people gathered to attend Punjab Lok Mela at Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Saturday. The people also focused on the stalls of artisans.

MNA Tahira Aurangzeb and MPA Zeb-un-Nisa Awan were the guests of honour on the second day of the Lok Mela. The day began with the performances of Waheed Murad, folk dance group, followed by Arshad Mehmood and Numberdar group from Chakwal. In Mehfil-e-Sherkhawani famous Sherkhawan of Potohar Region Raja Abid Hussain gave wonderful performance while Mehfil-e-Heer Khawani Baba Group from Sheikhupura Hasnain Akbar and Aslam Bahu sang ‘Heer’ with a wonderful style which impressed the audience a lot.

At the end, a mehfil-e-mushaira was arranged which was presided over by renowned poet Prof Anwar Masood while Sofia Baidar from Lahore was guest of honour. The poets who recited poetry in Punjabi and Potohari language were Hassan Abbas Raza, Wafa Chishti, Javed Ahmed, Imran Aami, Dr Arshad Miraj, Azram Khayam and Mubashir Saleem while Syed Aal-e-Imran anchored the mushaira.