Posted on 3/31/2018
It was suggested six months ago that the third-generation youth of Jammu & Kashmir migrants should be taught new ways of worshiping or advocacy through ART, poetry, acting, music and story writing. So, Senior Management of Kashmir Institute of International Relations finally decided to organise workshop on Arts.This proposal was finally done in the form of a training workshop in Muzaffarabad.
“Resilience through Arts” involved students of university of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and the youth group from the migrant community. The students produced, paintings and miniature paintings, highlighted the theme of the workshop.Forty-two participants participated in the workshop held in Royal Continental Hotel Muzaffarabad on 31st March, 2018. The aim behind this workshop was to empower the youth with skills and techniques that could be used to promote the Kashmir Cause in a Peaceful manner. Workshop was moderated by Mr. Aftab Iqbal Consultant KIIR. Experts including the most famous artist Syed Rehan Ali Shah facilitated the workshop, a co-operative teacher at the Rawalpindi Arts Council and were present as a Technical Expert for this workshop. Chief Guest was Altaf Hussain Wani Director Programs KIIR distributed certificates and awards to all participants for their meaningful efforts in Art.The aim behind this training workshop was to evaluate the understanding of migrant youth and empower them with skills and techniques of Art that could be used to promote the Kashmir Cause and Peace in the region. Male and female students of University of AJK Muzaffarabad, AJK and youth from different migrant camps, who are studying in different colleges and Universities of Azad Kashmir at Bachelors, Masters and M. Phil level participated in the training Workshop. The Program of the workshop was ambitious and called for long hours of intense work. However, it operated efficiently and much was accomplished. Participants were fully aware of the importance of the tasks that’s why they performed with keen interest.