Lok Virsa Saqafati Mela 2023 Events Timings, Ticket Prices, and More

saqafati mela

Summer got a bit more exciting with Lok Virsa Saqafati Mela 2023 as the National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, National Heritage and Cultural Division, and the Government of Pakistan is arranging a 5-day “Saqafati Mela” at Garden Avenue, Shakarparian.

The aim of the festival is to promote Pakistan’s folk heritage and strengthen national harmony through a cultural perspective. Moreover, the mela is a small step that will provide the artists a platform to exhibit their skills at the national level. 

Special Events at Lok Virsa Saqafati Mela

  • The inaugural ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at 7 pm at the open-air theatre of Lok Virsa. 
  • On Saturday, June 17, 2023, at 8 pm, there will be a Cultural Diversity Show showcasing folk artists and musicians at the open-air theatre of Lok Virsa.
  • The PNCA Performing Art Theatre will present performances on Sunday, June 18, 2023, at 8 pm at the open-air theatre of Lok Virsa.
  • On Monday, June 19, 2023, at 8 pm, there will be a Musical Fusion Night exclusively for invitees at the rooftop theatre of Lok Virsa.

Daily Attraction in Lok Virsa Saqafati Mela

  • Exhibition of Artisans-at-work
  • Exhibition of Folk Paintings 
  • Folk Dance Performances
  • Performances by Traditional Drummers (Dholis)
  • Craft Bazaar
  • Folk Cuisine
  • Puppet Show
  • Children Play Area

Date and Timing of Saqafati Mela

  • 15 June 2023 to 19 June 2023
  • 12 pm to 11 pm Daily

Ticket Price

  • PKR 100 per head
  • For students: PKR 50 per head

Stall Booking Details

If you want to book a stall at the Saqafati Mela to exhibit your talent on a national level among thousands of people contact the management at: 

  • 03041544662
  • 03009812231

Plan Your Week and Weekend with Saqafati Mela!

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