Sunday, August 25, 2013

The ‘swinging seventies’ in Pakistan: An urban history

Another very insightful article by NFP - Nadeem F. Paracha on Pakistan's political, social and cultural history (without colouring it with any political/religious ideology); specially a good synopsis of the Performing Arts scene the seventies.

While nostalgic and at the same time sad for Pakistanis to see how the country has developed in the past four decades, Artwalla continues to believe that the dark ages of Pakistan cultural development and activities are behind us ...... A Proud Milestone for Pakistan & Asian Art

The article is too long to put here so  ..... click here to read the article

Source: Dawn

Hippie tourists enjoying themselves at a hut at one of Karachi’s many beaches in 1973. –Photo courtesy: Pakistan Herald.

A trendy group of friends pose outside their class at the Karachi University in 1973. –Photo courtesy: Pakistan Herald.

The August 1975 issue of Pakistan Herald with a cover story on the then famous night life of Karachi.

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