ISLAMABAD: The three-day Drama Festival wrapped up by showcasing a tapestry of performances, highlighting the talent of diverse theatre groups that not only provided quality entertainment but also delivered powerful messages through script techniques, impeccable acting, and dialogue delivery at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA).
In a dazzling finale, the PNCA concluded its 3-day drama festival, a kaleidoscope of performances that left audiences enchanted.
Director PR Dr Bilal Karim said that the event featured spirited presentations by student groups from BNU Lahore, Nast Dramatic Club, Makhluf University, Quaid-e-Azam Dramatic Club, and Team Master.
A Glimpse into the festivities, the cultural extravaganza started with Makhlaf University’s student groups presenting a delightful mix of Sufi dance and stand-up comedy. NUST Dramatic Club took center stage with a spectacle play, Quaid-e-Azam Dramatic Club brought laughter through stand-up comedy, Team Master delivered a compelling play, while BNU Lahore added a rhythmic touch with a mesmerizing dance performance.
The star-studded event was graced by Sadia Hayat Khan, a prominent compare, television artist, model, and producer, who attended as the chief guest. With her seasoned presence, she added a touch of prestige and glamour to the festivities.
Prizes Distribution at Festival
The climax of the event saw the distribution of prizes to the top performers, marking their achievements in this artistic spectacle. The first, second, and third-position winners were acknowledged and appreciated by Sadia Hayat Khan, who recognized and lauded the exceptional talent on display.
The event took a unique turn, with students presenting spontaneous sketches on topics suggested by the audience, fostering an engaging and interactive atmosphere. This not only showcased the versatility of the artists but also kept the spectators on the edge of their seats.
Tamasha, a collaborative effort between the PNCA and Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, featured thought-provoking plays by twenty-three university students and theatre groups. The event served as a melting pot for acting, drama, and cultural dances, with participants hailing from different universities and colleges across Pakistan.