I am Karachi! – The Friday Times

Faisal Kapadia thinks the recent festivities show how vibrant and functional the city can be The city of Karachi has had a very tumultuous ride in the last decade. Downgraded from the striking mega-polis it used to be – as the financial nerve centre of this nation – it has now become a teeming mass […]

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‘I Am Karachi’ festival honours citizen heroes

KARACHI: A breezy Karachi night became even better when lots of inspiration gathered at the majestic Frere Hall to celebrate a festival which recognized heroes who had quietly been trying to make things better for those who suffered. The ‘I am Karachi’ awards on Saturday recognized visionary individuals who had shown inspirational resilience, hope, pride […]

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I Am Karachi Awards honour ‘citizen heroes’

I Am Karachi presented, the first I AM KARACHI Awards to honor the contribution of the city’s “unrecognized heroes” at Frere Hall on the occasion of the second official I AM Karachi Day on March 26th. According to a press release, “the inaugural I AM KARACHI AWARDS recognize visionary individuals who have shown inspirational resilience, […]

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I am Karachi The ‘I am Karachi’ event, held at the iconic Frere Hall, recognized visionary individuals who have shown inspirational resilience, hope, pride and determination in a time where most things appear dark and dismal. The event was headlined by a spell binding rock-symphonic version of the national anthem by Sounds of Kolachi. Award […]

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A little something for children

KARACHI: The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) may have found the ideal children’s play to support the I Am Karachi initiative, which attempts to reclaim the city’s public spaces. Titled Choti, Moti, Tota aur S M Hamid, first performed by Grips Theatre Pakistan years ago, the play follows the story of a group of children, who […]

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Youth urged to take ownership of Karachi’s heritage

KARACHI: A symposium held at the NED Architecture and Planning Department (NAPD) (old campus) titled ‘Heritage for the youth’ by SEED Ventures and ‘I am Karachi’ on Wednesday highlighted the need for youngsters to take charge to salvage Karachi’s heritage. The SEED’s heritage preservation initiative, Re-imagining Karachi, aims to save different heritage sites all across […]

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