Friends of Shaukat Khanum raise Rs 6.1 million at the annual Festival of Life

Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Bina Chaudry and Natasha Saleem at this year’s Festival of Life in aid of the Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Festival of Life

This year’s Festival of Life raised a whopping Rs6.1 million. The annual event is hosted by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum, in collaboration with Pakistan’s leading fashion and entertainment fraternity. An all-day carnival for families, the Festival of Life was held at the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Lahore on 8th March 2015.

Nastasia, Lameha, Maneha, Simone and Jahanara
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Nuriah Ali at the Festival of Life in aid of the Shuakat Khanum Hospital
Mime performance at Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Performamce by Mime at the Festival of Life

An extension on 2013’s and 2014’s festival, the highlights included a fashion lounge as set up by the Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) with clothes donated from over 60 leading designers and retail brands where all fashion ensembles were available at up to 70% off their original price!

Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Shoppers at the PFDC Fashion Lounge at the Shukat Khanum Fesival of Life
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Meherbano & friends
Sara Shahid of Sublime at Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Sara Shahid of Sublime
Maheen Kardarali & Saad Ali at the Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Maheen Kardarali & Saad Ali
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Natasha, Fatima, Zarmina and Momina
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Saad Sarfaraz
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Zarmina

The festival also had a festive play area for children set up by party planners Confetti, along with a food court. Raffle draws were also held throughout the festival along with a Mime performance by the students. The festival of life was attended by fashion designers, socialites and media personalities alike.

Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Aden, Shireen and Natasha
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Hassan Iqbal and Saad
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
Mariam Khokar and Elsa
Festival of Life by The Friends of Shaukat Khanum Hospital
The play area by Confetti

All proceeds raised from the festival are going towards the construction of the second Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Peshawar which should be in operation by December 2015.

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Salima Feerasta
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Salima Feerasta is chief editor of Karachista.com and one of Pakistan's top fashion and lifestyle journalists.

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