A two-day children’s festival kicked-off in Karachi on Saturday 28th September.
The event titled ‘Shehr-e-Funn’ was hosted at the Governor House by Pursukoon Karachi – an initiative of KOEL GALLERY and sponsored by Peek Freans, McDonalds’, engro, Sipona, and Karachi Port Trust.
The core committee comprises dedicated individuals including, Abdul Jabbar Gull, Sadia Salim, Nafisa Rizvi, Zain Ahmed, Noorjehan Bilgrami, Meher Afroz, and Arshad Faruqui.
Designed by a group of artists, designers, architects, educationists, writers & dramatists, the focus of this annual event was to give a platform to the children of Karachi to enjoy and participate in art and theatrical activities whilst learning. The importance of tolerance, recycling, and much more was explained and emphasised.
The event was attended by large numbers of enthusiastic children aged between 5-15 years. There was no entrance fee allowing all children and parents to enjoy the weekend in the midst of art and beauty.