Pakistani culture is enriched with Islamic and local events. Any event in Pakistan whether Islamic or local is celebrated with full zeal and zest as Pakistanis know how to stay happy even in difficult times.
Because Pakistan is an Islamic state, so there are numerous Islamic annual events celebrated in the country.
Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha are two main events of the whole Islamic world in a year and Pakistanis celebrate these events with local taste and Islamic traditions.
Events of a country tell the history of specific culture if it denotes a specific country and tells the religious history if it is some religious event.
People from other religions and cultures often show more importance in knowing about these events.
Events are celebrated in different ways in Pakistan ranging from exchanging sweets, prayers, ending long time differences, and traveling to relatives’ homes.
People exchange gifts and especially give EIDI to small children on the occasions of Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha.
The Purpose Behind a Dedicated Platform For Pakistan Event
Because events are the inherent part of Pakistan culture, so there should be a dedicated platform that tells Pakistan Nation about their events, their history, and why they are celebrated.
This is pretty much important for our younger generation, so that they may know the importance and background of our religious and local events.
Every event has its starting history whether it is a local event or some religious event and it is quite necessary to revive the historical background of the events in modern times, so that people may know how these events started and what is the purpose behind this specific event and how we should celebrate this.
Because usually people are not familiar with the background of the events and that’s why we should educate them about their rich past.
Our younger generation needs to be taught about the history of all event in Pakistan right from the school, so that base of their love with Pakistan could become strong in this west oriented time.
Pakistan Event is a purely dedicated platform that is established to inform our youth about their enriched culture so that they can feel proud that we have such fertile history about the events.
Now, they can get information about all events in Pakistan under one umbrella.
People from other religions and cultures often show more interest in knowing about these events so we should have such a dedicated platform that guide our younger generation and then they can tell these people about all the Pakistan event including local, national and Islamic events.
The World Is Global Village
As everyone knows that the world is a global village because of the Internet, so there is huge information flow but it is really important in this scenario to extract accurate information in this unlimited data flow era.
The main objective of Pakistan Event is to provide accurate information to the Pakistani Nation about events in Pakistan under one umbrella.
Because of this global village, people connect in seconds from all over the world and from different cultures and they are keen to know about other cultures, nations, and religions.
So, our younger generations should know about all event in Pakistan whether it is religious, national, or some local event.
Islamic Event In Pakistan
Islamic events are celebrated with the date of the moon. Ramadan starts with the new moon of Holy month Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr which is a really important event in Pakistan is celebrated at the end of the Holy month Ramadan with the then-new moon of new Islamic month Shawwal.
Every Muslim country has its mechanism of sighting the moon to celebrate events, so Pakistan has also an established platform that sights moon and Pakistan celebrate Islamic events.
There are various famous Islamic events in the whole lunar month but the two most prominent ones are Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha.
Pakistanis and whole Islamic community around the globe celebrate this blessed day at the end of the sacred month Ramadan with full Islamic enthusiasm and brotherhood.
The main purpose of this God gifted day is to celebrate the blessings of Holy month Ramadan and we should thankful to our GOD to have this month.
Sadka e Fitr which is a sort of donation given by Muslims before the start of the Eid Prayer is a symbol of including poor people in happy moments and Islamic teaches us not to forget needy people in these happiest moments of the year.
This is also the second most prominent event in all events of Pakistan in a year celebrated on the 10th of Islamic month Zil-hajj. This day is commemorated in the memory of the sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S).
HE was ready to sacrifice his beloved son Ismail (A.S) in the path of Allah which HE saw in the HIS dream and GOD accepted HIS unmatchable sacrifice and Muslims all over the world celebrate this day by sacrificing their animals in the name of Allah.
This symbolic sacrifice gives us the lesson to sacrifice our wishes and help the poor in the name of Allah because all Muslims are brothers whether he is Arabic or non-Arabic or Black or White.
All event in Pakistan are important but 14th August has special importance. 14th August is Pakistan’s Independence Day and it commemorates our elders’ infinite struggle for getting our homeland. 6th September 1965 is the defense day of Pakistan.
India attacked Pakistan on this day but Pakistan successfully defended its territories and created a history. 23rd March is considered to be the National Day of Pakistan because 23rd March 1940 was the day behind the idea of making of Pakistan.
Above mentioned days are some important National days. The details will be discussed in other sections of the website and also other days will be discussed.
Pakistan is quite a diverse country and consists of different provinces having different spoken languages and different cultures.
So, there are various local events in Pakistan too which are celebrated throughout the year in Pakistan.
Some of the famous events are listed below and details of these events will be discussed in their dedicated portions:
-Cholistan Desert Jeep Rally
-Sindhi Culture Day
-Kalam Summer Festival