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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
Screening of HeerRanjha on 01-08-2015

Screening of HeerRanjha with special guest Syed No...Details

Book launch on life and works of Waris Shah on 31-07-2015

Book launch on life and works of Waris Shah with m...Details

27th July- 26th Aug. 2015. Balochi language summer camp for children

A month long summer camp on the Balochi language f...Details

27th July-26th Aug,2015.Wakhi language summer camp for childre

A month long summer camp on the Wakhi language of ...Details

Eid Mela at Lok Virsa starting July 9th

Enjoy the tradition of Eid shopping, Mehndi and Ch...Details

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