(MENAFN - Arab News) Pakistani community in riyadh enjoyed the weekend with a colorful cultural evening showcasing their rich cultural heritage.
pakistani traditional group 'need & style' organized the program to promote the cultural diversity.
sajida chaudhary the group head told arab news 'there is a need to promote pakistan's rich cultural diversity therefore i urged upon the community members to take part in this event to promote our rich culture and tradition in the kingdom in a positive manner."
well-known writer and poet waqar naseem ahmed was the guest speaker and praised the efforts of pakistani youngsters to promote the country's cultural diversity.
members of need & style which started as a family group on social media to groom young talent showcased their skills with difference and elegance and were extremely excited at the gala event.
speaking to arab news they said 'after successfully organizing virsa-e-pakistan in cooperation with the pakistan embassy need & style group brought fun for pakistani expatriates in a dignified manner."
the performers in the cultural evening include zain jameel waleed jameel zohaib rafique qaiser jaferi usama khan bilal arshad talal safdar faez chaudhary moeed khan sufiyan khan adil mehmood umair sheikh and arslan baloch.
they were awarded with certificates of appreciation by waqar naseem and sajida chaudhary.
the weekend event was attended by a good number of families from the pakistani community.
apart from the cultural evening needs & style also arranged a picnic event.
the event included musical skits and tableaus singing dance performances and quiz competition.
the gala event also comprised of many stalls henna colorful stalls for kids dresses and jewelry for ladies asian cuisine games for couples and kids with gift hampers lucky draws and painting competitions.