Islamabad, 10 December 2022 (TDI): The China-Pakistan Folk Music Concert was co-produced by the China Cultural Center in Pakistan, the Hebei Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism of China, and the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA).

The goal was to promote cultural exchanges and cooperation between the two countries while also highlighting their unbreakable friendship.

With videos promoting both countries’ culture & tourism, the concert was broadcasted live online via chinanews.com & the official Facebook page of the China Cultural Center in Pakistan.

China-Pakistan Folk Music Concert was co-produced by the China Cultural Center in Pakistan, the Hebei Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism of China, and the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA)
China Cultural Center in Pakistan, the Hebei Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism of China, and the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) co-produced the China-Pakistan Folk Music Concert 

Before the concert, senior officials from each country also delivered video speeches. Chinese Orchestra of Hebei Song and Dance Theater and Pakistani Folk Band of Salman Adil/National Performing Arts Group of PNCA both performed at the concert.

Artists from the Chinese Orchestra of the Hebei Song and Dance Theater also gave musical performances during the 80-minute live online concert.

These include “Battle Against Typhoon,” performed on the Guzheng by Zhang Pei, “Date Harvest,” performed on the Suona, a traditional Chinese musical instrument with a double-reed horn, by Zhang Guoming, Wu Yahui, and Wang Haiyun.

Chinese Orchestra of Hebei Song and Dance Theater and Pakistani Folk Band of Salman Adil/National Performing Arts Group of PNCA both performed
Chinese Orchestra of Hebei Song and Dance Theater and Pakistani Folk Band of Salman Adil/National Performing Arts Group of PNCA performed

Musical performances by Pakistani artists like the Pakistani Folk tune of Rubab and Tabla, “Man di mauj vich,” by a santoor artist were also presented.

The concert featured a variety of musical performances by other well-known artists from Pakistan and China.

The only professional national orchestra in Hebei Province, Hebei Provincial Song and Dance Theater Performing Arts Co., Ltd., is affiliated with the orchestra. It was founded in 1960.

It has gradually evolved into a fully staffed national orchestra with many musicians with high musical literacy after years of practice and development, especially after 2018.

The concert featured a variety of musical performances by other well-known artists from Pakistan and China.
The concert featured a variety of musical performances by other well-known artists from Pakistan and China.

Along with Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, it has performed throughout the United States, Japan, Singapore, Italy, Greece, North Korea, Mongolia, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Famous Pakistani musician Salman Adil excels at singing and playing the flute. He has released numerous albums, including “Dream Journey.”

He is a member of Pakistan’s National Arts Council and has represented Pakistan by touring numerous nations and regions or taking part in exchange programmes for cultures.

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Amoos Khan, Obaid Baber, and Arsalan Nizami, Pakistani sitar, tabla, and keyboard players, as well as dancers from the National Performing Arts Troupe of the National Arts Council of Pakistan, were also among the participants.

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