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     Lok Virsa (The National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage) works towards creating an awareness of cultural legacy by collecting, documenting, disseminating and projecting folk & traditional heritage. Surveys and documentation of traditional culture is central to the objectives of the institute. The Lok Virsa delve into and surveys are conducting by mobile recording and filming units. Dedicated individuals undergo the rigorous field work, to bring back valuable results to the central archives and production facilities housed at the Lok Virsa complex at Garden Avenue Shakarparian Hills Islamabad.
     Lok Virsa is an affiliate member of UNESCO, The World Craft Council, International Council of Music, The Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, The International Council of Museums and similar other world organizations for the dissemination of art products abroad.
News & Events
10th Oct:Screening of Pakistani movie "Darshan" on Mandwa Film Club

Darshan (1967) was produced by Kum Kum and direced...Details

5-11 October :Learn Pottery, Craft of the Month

Our Heritage Museum will highlight "Pottery" for o...Details

3rd October:Sham-e Ghazal (Sindhi) at lok Virsa

A community platform of culture lovers, called Ind...Details

1-3 Oct:Children Literature Festival at Lok Virsa

Lok Virsa will organize a three-day Children Liter...Details

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