Program Areas

Gandhara Heritage Retreat (2 Day Trip)

Center for Culture and Development in collaboration with Arte-Culture offers 2 day Gandhara Heritage Retreat to enjoy the experience of serene and peaceful swat valley. Meditation, art activity and visits at following sites will be made as part of retreat: Takht-e-Bahi Barikot Shingerdar Stupa Rock Carvings at various locations Swat Museum and Archaeological sites of Butkara I, II and III Date: November 2 & 3, 2019 Departure...

Safeguarding Cultural Heritage

Culture is the distinctive lifestyle, value systems and world views of a group of people that include traditions, beliefs and practices of a community. Culture is the fundamental marker of identity which binds the community together as a group. Heritage or Virsa is the legacy of the past generations in the form of values, norms and life styles, which include both tangible and intangible aspects. Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts...

World Intellectual Property Day Observed at Lok Virsa

A panel discussion on the eve of World Intellectual Property Day was held here at Shakarparian under the aegis of Lok Virsa (National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage), Rural Development Policy Institute (RDPI) and Centre for Culture & Development (C2D). The theme was “Traditional knowledge, folklore and intellectual property rights in Pakistan”. Federal Secretary, Ministry of National Heritage and Integration, Asaf...