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“Burning Man Festival”: Event for self expression & self relience
Culture

“Burning Man Festival”: Event for self expression & self relience

The Burning Man festival occurs every year from the 28th of August to the 5th of September. This festival occurs in the Black Rock Desert of Pershing County in the state of Nevada, USA. This festival is happening for around 3 decades. The event is mainly focused on various aspects such as community, self-expression, and self-reliance. The name of the event might seem somewhat scary but don’t worry it’s just a name.  The name of the event is due to the symbolic burning of a large wooden statue that resembles a structure of a Man. Larry Harvey and Jerry James are the founders of this world-famous festival. The Burning man festival has a total of 10 basic principles. These principles include basic social ethics such as radical inclusion, gifting, decommodification, radical self-relia...
Basant, A dead Lahori tradition to welcome spring season
Culture, Pakistan

Basant, A dead Lahori tradition to welcome spring season

Sky of Lahore filled with colors and air with joyful screams is what we think of whenever the festival of Basant is talked about. A long lost tradition which is now a blurred memory for many people. If you are a 90s kid or more accurately a "Millennial", you certainly remember the Festival of Basant - A festival full of colors, fun, chaos and welcoming spring. It is one of the most beautiful memories for many people. The time when we filled our mouths with scrumptious food and flied kites with much enthusiasm. No fear of terrorism or inflation came in the way of this glee. A joyous festival of Basant was the highlight of Lahore. Alas now its just a slipping memory that new generation has not experienced. Basant, a kite flying festival started in Lahore. At the time of part...