Whats on this week in Karachi: Events and Exhibitions 7th – 13th April 2017

Whats on this week: 7th April – 13th of April

With your Summer wardrobe being much more then the  quintessential 3 piece lawn suit, lots of designers are coming out with bespoke spring wear, which is versatile enough to be worn throughout the year.  This weekend Wardha Saleem and Insam will be exhibiting their Spring/Summer collections, promising  a range of pret and luxury pret at reasonable prices. Summer evenings are definitely pleasant in Karachi, and what better way to spend your Saturday night then watching the  great maestro Abida Parveen live in Concert.  Stock up on the some great make-up goodies ( that too at great prices!) at Infinity’s Mega Make up Exhibition.  The AKS International Minorities Festival is also running through this week, hosting some great films, art and dialogue events.

Wardha Saleem

Wardha Saleem cordially invites you to her Spring / Summer ’17 Trunk Show featuring an array of summer tunics
and spring outfits. Her latest spring summer 2017 collection has some great affordable pret and luxury pret.  Her range of  summer  cottons accentuated with block and screen printed tunics are perfect for day time events and her formal wear, includes limited edition kaftans, drape tunics, hand embroidered wraps and shirts,

When:  Saturday 8th April, 2017

Where: F-180/1, Park Lane, Block 5, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan. (Near 2 Talwar, Behind Emerald Towers, inside Family Park)

Timings: 11 am – 7pm



 Insams Spring/Summer 2017 collection

When: Friday, Saturday, 7th, 8th April 2017

Where: 44-C, Lane 1 Bukhari Commercial, Phase 6

Timings: Friday 3pm – 7 pm, Saturday 12pm-7pm




Abida Parveen: Live in Concert

What a great way to spend the weekend, a night with the great maestro Abida Parveen.

When: Saturday, 8th April, 2017

Where: Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture

Timings: 8 am – 11:55

Take a mystical journey with Abida Parveen

 Infinity Mega Makeup Exhbition

Biggest Makeup Exhibition for Karachites! Get your wishlist out and stock up on all your favourite make up brands, available at extremely reasonable prices.

When: Saturday, 8thApril, Saturday

Where:  The Royal Rodale, DHA

Timings: 12:30 am – 9:30 pm



AKS International Minorities Festival : Ladies Only

Aks festival will close in Karachi with “Ladies ONLY”, an event with a focus on the voices of women. This is not a separatist event, and all cis and trans* gender folks with feminist souls are welcomed. The event will host Karachi based artist collective “Ladies Only” to talk about their daring short films project and the idea behind this unique initiative.  Jafar Panahi’s masterpiece “Offside” and the British documentay “Bacha Posh” will be screened; both films are of great significance to draw attention to previously unheard stories.

When: Sunday, 9th April

Where: T2F

Timings:  5pm – 10 pm

AKS International Minorities Festival: 2 movie screenings followed by a dialogue


AKS International Minorities Festival : German Documentary

Aks festival will screen “Because Of Who I Am” , a German documentary capturing the journey of two filmmakers from Berlin through a divided work.  While half the world is leaping forward, and is even including rights relating to gender diversity and sexuality in their countries’ policies, many countries are still fighting whenever possible against the very existence of alternative gender and sexual minorities.The filmmakers present snapshots of queer realities through an artistic perspective, raising the question as to what extent art can be an advocate for change and, ultimately, freedom.
Local artists will be invited after the screening to talk about their artworks and how they contribute to advocacy of human rights, and promotion change and freedom in society.

When: Monday, 10th April 2017

Where: Goethe Institute, Karachi

Timings: 6 pm – 9pm




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