The Karachi-based culture preservation society, Tehzeeb Foundation of Pakistan, is holding the 13th Tehzeeb Festival in collaboration with the National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) and Getz Pharma. The event will be held on November 5 and 6, 2022 at Zia Mohyeddin Auditorium, NAPA stated in a press release.
For those unversed, Tehzeeb Foundation works for "the advancement and promotion of music, literature, and fine arts in Pakistan."
The Fest will celebrate South Asian legacy through classical, folk, and Sufi Music featuring classical and contemporary artists from Pakistan, India, the UK, the US, and other parts of the world. The Festival will also host live performances and pre-recorded recitals which are all exclusive and screened for the first time.
Some of the participants scheduled to perform are Saphwat Simab – Rubab (Afghanistan), Ashraf Sharif Khan – Sitar (Germany), Shahbaz Hussain – Tabla (UK), Pandit Nirmalya Dey - Dhrupad Gayeki (India), Vidya Shah – Thumri Ghazal (India), Aizaz Sohail – Classical Vocal – from Lahore, Imran Ilyas Khan – Classical Vocal, Imran Abbas Khan – Classical Vocal, Ustad Mumtaz Sabzal – Banjo and Ustad Fateh Ali Khan & others.
The Fest will also feature a classical dance performance by Tehreema Mitha, who is visiting Pakistan from the USA.
Pakistani rupee advanced its winning momentum against US dollar, and other currencies in the open market amid strong economic cues.
On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 285.15 for buying and 287.95 for selling.
Euro moves down to 309.9 for buying and 310.5 for selling. British Pound rate stands at 359.4 for buying, and 360.05 for selling.
UAE Dirham AED also moved down to 77.45 whereas the Saudi Riyal drops to 75.82.
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||359.4||360.05|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||36.38||36.48|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||173.44||175.44|
The price of gold fell by thousands of rupees as precious metal lost shine despite an upward trend in the international market.
On Saturday, the price of a single tola of 24-karat gold stands at Rs217,300 and 10 grams of 24k gold costs Rs186,300.
Meanwhile, single tola of 22 Karat gold costs Rs199,190, 21 karat rate costs Rs190,138 and 18k gold rate is Rs162,975.
Globally, gold prices hover at around $2072, gaining $32 on Saturday.
|Lahore||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Karachi||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Islamabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Peshawar||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Quetta||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sialkot||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Attock||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujranwala||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Jehlum||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Multan||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Gujrat||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nawabshah||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Chakwal||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Hyderabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Nowshehra||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Sargodha||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Faisalabad||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|
|Mirpur||PKR 217,300||PKR 2,705|