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Arts Council and Japan Consulate organized Japan Fest 2023

Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi and Japan Consulate organized Japan Fest 2023 at Arts Council Karachi.


Japan – Pakistan Fusion and Music Concert 日本 – パキスタン フュージョンと音楽コンサート

Japan Fest is a reflection of Japan’s modern and traditional culture, said Consul General Japan Odagiri Toshio

Pakistan-Japan friendship is not only based on trades but also culturally strong as well, Mayor Karachi Murtaza Wahab

Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi and Japan Consulate organized Japan Fest 2023 in which Consul General of Japan ODAGIRI Toshio, Mayor Karachi Murtaza Wahab, President of Arts Council Pakistan Karachi Muhammad Ahmad Shah and other personalities were present. Consul General of Japan Odagiri Toshio said that I welcome you all to the Japanese festival, this festival is celebrated every year, the exchange of culture brings two nations closer and strengthen the Pakistan and Japan relationship.

Due to COVID we had to postpone the festival, he said that the city of Karachi is very important in Japan, this festival is a reflection of the modern and traditional culture of Japan and highly appreciated this kind of the festivals it help us to represent positive image of Pakistan all over the world.

Mayor Karachi expressed their opinion. He said music and cultural roots have been forgotten, thanks to Arts Council for carrying this raft, Pak Japan friendship is stronger culturally as well as commercially, such programs should also be held in Japan so that the people there know about Pakistan culture.

He said that the KMC along with the Arts Council will take such measures so that the entry of the people can be easy, the positive activities of the city of Karachi should be highlighted. President Arts Council Mohammad Ahmad Shah said that Pak-Japan friendship is very strong.

To celebrate this festival various stalls were the center of attention of the participants, the Japanese martial art “Kendo” showed different techniques of attack and defense in a great way, artists dressed as different comic characters were also involved in the festival, the festival ended with a Pak-Japan fusion musical concert. In which Ustad Nafees Ahmed and Nakagawa Yasushi gave excellent performances which were well appreciated by the audience.

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