Karachi: In a bid to celebrate the flamboyance and cultural diversity of Karachi, MAD School in collaboration with I AM KARACHI is proud to announce Karachi Mubarak – the biggest festival of the year. Karachi Mubarak is a touring Performing Arts festival serving all districts of the city. “What makes this festival exclusive is the whole idea of presenting cultural music, dance and theatre along with food and fun activities to the citizens of Karachi – we are taking the festival to the people,” says Nida Butt, the woman behind Karachi Mubarak.
The touring festival, which will be an assortment of folk music, ethnic dance, street theatre, busking artists, fire act, marching bands and street magic amongst other exciting activities, aims to reclaim public spaces, bring civil society together and enhance public awareness and advocacy.
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Karachi Mubarak will first come to life in all its glory at Aladin Park on May 2, 2015
Day two of the festival will be in Lyari on May 3, 2015
The festival will then tour its way to the Frere Hall on May 10, 2015
Finally there will be a show of exuberance and grandeur at Port Grand on 16 May, 2015.
MAD School along with I AM KARACHI has taken responsibility of bringing about a change and promoting peace and harmony. There is a need to encourage the youth to be involved in cultural music, arts and dance to counter division on the basis of class and social status. Karachi Mubarak will promote peace and revive cultural activities that are fading away. It will innovatively engage different communities encouraging them to celebrate cultural diversity.