By Kamran Khamiso Khowaja
Thatta: The two-day Keenjhar Tourism Festival concluded on Tuesday with a Musical Concert wherein renowned singers including Ahamed Mughal, Nazakat Faqir, Khushbu Laghari, comedian Asghar Khoso and others entertained the audience. Special performance by Deeba Saher-The Lata of Sindh who performed after a long time in a public event left an enduring impact on the listeners as they were seen dancing vehemently on her songs.
The Festival was organized by the Sindh Culture, tourism, and antiquities department at the STDC resort located on the shore of legendary Keenjhar Lake associated with the Love story of Noori and Jam Tamachi to promote tourism in the historically rich district.
Handmade embroidery, handicrafts,exquisitely woven “Thari Shawls” and other items depicting Sindhi culture were put on display besides that stalls of traditional foods and bookstalls were also set up to attract visitors.
Incharge of Sindh Tourism Development Corporation Makhdom Gulzar Told the Media that the event was organized to promote tourism and the Culture of Sindh adding that efforts were made for the implementation of SOP,s. “Syed Sardar Ali Shah is an optimistic soul who wants to promote Sindhi Culture and the success of this event should also be attributed to him; He said.
Men of letters, poets, students, and people from different walks of life were in attendance and expressed contentment over the increasing trend of cultural events in Sindh.
The Musical Concert was hosted by eminent T.v host Bakhshan Mehranvi who fascinated the audience by reciting poetry at intervals.