Photo Exhibition in Old City Draws Crowds

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Srinagar—Large number of people visited a photography exhibition cum workshop which is in full swing at the Cultural Center at Nowhatta in the old city of Srinagar.

The workshop inaugurated on the occasion of World Photography Day on August 19, 2017 is organized by Gayoor Art Foundation.

Scores of the selected photographs on culture, heritage, art, craft, people, food, local architecture and landscape were put on display during the workshop.

Hundreds of locals and tourists who visited the Centre during the workshop appreciated the work of the artists and the organizers for portraying Kashmir’s beauty and other aspects through stunning photographs.

Officials said it is part of an endeavour to promote local culture, art, craft and landscape through such open workshops.

“The Cultural Centre facility at Nowhatta has become a common platform for the local youth especially artists to exhibit their talent and skills in different arts”, they said.

Earlier, a calligraphy exhibition was organized followed by a creative writing workshop at the centre.

Gayoor Art Foundation selected best 55 photographs which were put on display at the Centre out of which best five photographs will be awarded.

One of the artists Ishfaq Ali said the Centre has helped him get in a great way and acted as a platform to showcase his skills.

Nawshad H Gayoor of Gayoor Art Foundation said the workshop was very interactive in which the artists learnt from each other and honed their skills.

 

 

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