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Monday Mar 02 2020
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Baloch Culture Day: Lively colours, vibrant events add to celebration

QUETTA: With lively colours and vibrant events, the Baloch Culture Day was celebrated throughout the province on Monday, honouring the unique culture, sweet languages, centuries' old traditions and customs, and a heritage preserved.

Colourful festivities to highlight the Baloch culture were organised in various areas and towns of Balochistan.

With crowds congregating at numerous events, a huge number of people also turned up at Expo Centre at the University of Balochistan in Quetta to celebrate the lifestyle and heritage of the province.

Singer Safdar Ali Sarosh sings a song during Jashan-e-Balochistan ceremony organised by Balochistan Government at Pakistan National Council of Arts in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 2, 2020. Online/Sultan Bashir
Balochi folk singer Liaqut Ali sings a song during Jashan-e-Balochistan ceremony organised by Balochistan Government at Pakistan National Council of Arts in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 2, 2020. Online/Sultan Bashir
Artists perform during Jashan-e-Balochistan ceremony organised by Balochistan Government at Pakistan National Council of Arts in Islamabad, Pakistan, March 2, 2020. Online/Sultan Bashir

Many young people were garbed in traditional clothes, showing off the artistry and customary designs. Some others donned the famed Baloch turbans.

On this occasion, locals also partook in Raqs Do Chaap, a traditional dance.