Music Freedom Day where musicians are persecuted persistently

Music Freedom Day March 3rd 2014 “The Right to Freedom of Artistic and Creative Expression”   Organized by: Pakhtunkhwa Cultural Foundation (PCF), Peshawar, Pakistan Venue: Achieves and Library Hall, Peshawar Report by: Muhammad Rome, ED, PCF, Peshawar PCF observed Music Freedom Day in one of the most volatile region of the world in Peshawar, Khyber […]

Posted on March 12, 2014 at 12:01 by Mik Aidt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Pakistan: Manifestations of tolerance and acceptance of music, art and culture

On Music Freedom Day 2013 at a local hotel in Peshawar, music lovers put their voices together to ensure the freedom of artistic and musical expressions. The participants boldly condemned militancy and extremism in all its forms. Also, at the Peshawar Press Club, a seminar and a protest walk was organised to inform about the […]

Posted on March 4, 2013 at 10:53 by Mik Aidt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Pakistan: The undeclared ban on playing music lingers on

During the last decade, Pashto music has lost artists and singers of high repute. Some have preferred to seek political asylum in the foreign countries. Many are living a miserable life. Receiving threats from militants has become a routine matter. But have things improved lately? Sher Alam Shinwari set out to investigate what the situation […]

Posted on March 1, 2013 at 15:35 by Mik Aidt · Permalink · One Comment
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Pakistan: Music Freedom Day exhibition, seminar and concert in Peshawar

On Music Freedom Day, a great music event will take place at Spring Village Hotel in Peshawar, Pakistan. There will be an exhibition on music which includes musical instruments and music which is facing threats, as well as photographs of destroyed music markets and musicians who are threatented or killed. Artists, journalists and researcher will […]

Posted on February 28, 2013 at 12:00 by Mik Aidt · Permalink · Leave a comment
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