June 21, 2022

Pakistani musicians hit it off the park with their 1st ever Boiler Room stream

What happened: Boiler Room, a London-based online music platform, launched its first-ever broadcast in Pakistan on June 20 at 7 p.m. It was billed as a “celebration of Pakistani music.” The independent performers brought their distinct flair to one of the world’s top streaming platforms for live performances, stitching together EDM with folk melodies and […]

May 18, 2022

PCB calls for ‘creative minds’ to design a new kit for Shaheens

What happened: PCB has offered fans the chance to design Team Pakistan’s new jersey. By the 25th of May, fans with artistic abilities from all over the world can submit their designs to PCB online. Details: The PCB has taken this step in order to increase fan involvement in cricket while also updating the kit […]

May 18, 2022

2 Pakistani artists made it to the final round to win South Asia’s biggest art prize

What happened: Two Pakistanis have advanced to the final stage of the 2022 Sovereign Asian Art Prize, South Asia’s largest art prize. From over 400 entries, Ayesha Quraishi and Marium Agha were chosen. The finalists represent 16 Asian countries and regions, with Hong Kong having the most representatives, followed by China, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam. […]

May 9, 2022

Karachiites owe their heritage to this Jewish architect

Who was Moses Somake? He was an Iraqi Jewish architect who was born in Lahore on June 6, 1875. He lived in Karachi for much of his life until moving to England in the mid-1940s. No one knows where he learned his craft, but he was a member of the Society of Architects during the […]

April 29, 2022

Islamabad police suspends 2 officers involved in golden man’s assault

What happened: After Muhammad Ehsan aka Islamabad’s Golden Man claimed in a video that he was beaten and tortured by drunken police officers, ICT Police took notice of the incident as they shared a picture with him and wrote, “Two police officers have been suspended and departmental action has been taken on Goldenman’s complaint.” Details: […]

April 28, 2022

This Lahore-based artist can turn miniature paintings into incredibly cool tattoos

Recently, Team Propergaanda reached out to a self-taught tattoo artist based in Lahore named Iman Sara. She is an NCA graduate who got her degree in fine arts and miniature painting.  In her interview she expressed how great it feels to be a female tattoo artist in Pakistan, “In the past two years, demand for […]

April 2, 2022

Here’s why Seraiki poet Dr. Ashu Lal refused to accept Pakistan’s highest literary award of Rs.1 million

What happened: Dr Ashu Lal, a well-known Seraiki poet and writer, declined to accept the Rs1 million Kamal-i-Fun Award given by the Pakistan Academy of Letters. In a Seraiki post, Dr. Ashu Lal announced his refusal to receive the honour on social media, “I express my gratitude to friends. I refuse to accept the award. […]