CPEC Cultural Caravan, consisting of 18 individuals, 12 Pakistanis and 6 Chinese will pass and camp at important cities along the CPEC route and would preserve and document decaying cultural heritage and dying languages and assure to preserve the cultural heritage along the route. The activities will also include filmmaking, music, dance performances and photography to promote cultural exchange between the two countries.
ISLAMABAD: The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Cultural Caravan has started its two-week activities to promote and explore the diversity within the geographical boundaries of the country, and to help map out the cultural diversities especially at the China-Gilgit Baltistan border.
Through the artistic interaction, the mega cultural showcasing would also help in recognising the commonalities and differences between cultures of both countries.
An 18-member cultural caravan which started its journey on November 4 from Hunza comprises 12 Pakistani and six Chinese artistes and performers of different discipline including music, dance, photography, anthropology, literature and filmmaking to document and map out the cultural milieu and creative industry.
Through this project, the participants would preserve and document decaying cultural heritage and dying languages and assure to preserve and promote indigenous knowledge and promote indigenous cultural practices besides strengthening and widening the background for the economic and trade capabilities between two countries.
The caravan will pass and camp at important cities along the CPEC route while conducting its programme activities including filmmaking, music and dance performances and photography. The caravan also includes anthropologists and writers who will be writing about their individual experiences and documenting the cultural and creative industries along the silk route. Musical concerts, cultural dance performances will be part of the cultural caravan.
All these events will be open and free to public at different destinations. The final culmination of the project is a grand exhibition that will take place in Islamabad.
The main idea of this project is to promote cultural exchange and dialogue not only between the two countries but also within the boundaries of the country, and to promote historical Silk Route.
The CPEC has opened new vistas of Pak-China Friendship and prosperity of both the countries.
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