Summer camp for kids opens at Lok Virsa

June 27,2019

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Islamabad: A one-month summer camp for children in traditional skills: Block printing and Lacquer art started here at the Pakistan National Museum of Ethnology (Heritage Museum) on Tuesday.

The objective of the camp is to promote folk crafts and to create awareness among younger generation, particularly children about the indigenous cultural heritage of Pakistan. A total of 54 children (age group: 5 to 14 years) are attending the camp and getting training in these two crafts under master artisans from Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. Talking to media, Executive Director, Lok Virsa Ms. Shahera Shahid informed that her institution is holding children summer camps every year during summer vacations.


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