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Jewels of the Cultural Treasure: as my eyes see it


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Please note that the call for projects for the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture is now closed and no further applications are accepted. The deadline was on 29 May 2015 at noon CEST We would like to thank you for your interest in the IFPC

Project holder:

Forum for Human Rights Pakistan (FHRP)

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Type of project:

Video art

Brief project description 

The project consists of launching a youth video competition introducing the public to and highlighting the cultural products and industry from rural Pakistan. In addition to providing young filmmakers with the opportunity to produce their short films, they are also invited to participate in a seminar with business entrepreneurs, market keepers and tradesmen in order to promote the creation of cultural products to help increase profit and economically improve everyday life of local people. In addition, the project promotes the creation of links and networks between all actors in the cultural industries. The project also facilitates the display/exposition of the finalists’ cultural products in their own city.

Objectives and expected results

The project aims to encourage the active participation of young artists and artisans aged 18-30 years old from various rural areas of Pakistan in promoting cultural goods/industries through their videos. It also aims to promote networks and connections with stakeholders in the country’s cultural industries, and provides them with the opportunity to display their art.

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