The fourth Manganhaar Music festival organizaed
by the Folklore Society of Pakistan in Karachi.
Every year there is a festival and a competition
of young students of various baithaks who are
learning this heritage from their elders and
ustads. Dr. Fouzia Saeed is one of the founders
of this Society and is very committed to bring
about a revival of this form of folk music.
She with Yasser Nomann, who is the director of
the Society put together this festival every
year in thier effort to restore the dignity and
social status of these musician communities who
carry this precious heritage with them. Two
clips from the Festival are here for viewing.
Full videos of all the festivals are available
from Radio City, Islamabad, Lahore or Karachi.