Aakhir yeh hai kya?
SAMAAJ is introducing the first of its kind festival in the country. Maker Fest Pakistan celebrates and strengthens desi innovators while connecting them to the global maker movement. MFP presents a two-day celebration of art, innovation, creation and imagination that attracts, inspires, and engages a diverse community of makers and audiences from the country.
Maker Fest Pakistan is the continuation of the internationally renowned Maker Faire hosted across America, Europe, Africa and parts of Asia. Originally launched in California, USA in 2006, the Maker Faire now draws hundreds of thousands of attendees twice a year around the globe.
Whether you’re a hobbyist sculptor or painter making intricate works of art or a technical geek making gadgets like robots, printers and programmable devices, you fall under the category of a maker. Making ranges from anything as basic as creating handmade crafts to experimenting with the emerging wave of new generation technology. Read More
Bringing out the best in each other!
Imran Nafees Siddiqui
Eid is all about sharing love and happiness. Back in the day, Eid Cards used to be a big thing in Pakistan but waqt has changed and waqt kay saath saath digital ways to express greetings have replaced the conventional mediums. This Eid, Maker Fest Pakistan is bringing you some exciting ideas for self-made gifts[…]
Kabhi aap nay kisi ko candles gift ki hain? Candles are cute little gifts, aren’t they? Now imagine making someone candle with your own hands, it gives your gift an extra, personalized touch! 🙂 When most people think about making candles, though, they think about following mushkil mushkil instructions, and purchasing a ton of expensive[…]
Tech giant Google celebrates Nusrat, one of the most influential music-makers of Asia. He was born and raised in Lyallpur, a city named after the Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab, James Broadwood Lyall by the British. Later, the Pakistani government changed the name of the city to Faisalabad in honor of King Faisal of Saudi[…]
Saturday has finally come. Let’s all take a moment to let out a big, triumphant sigh of relief. It’s time to kick back, relax and do something you enjoy. Why not get crafty? Weekends are perfect for diving into a project that’s both fun and productive. (Just when you thought there was no such thing).[…]
This October, the electronic billboards at the maddening Times Square in New York City will display the creative prowess of Shahzia Sikander, an artist of Pakistani descent who lives and works in NYC. Public art involves space, memory and an aesthetic that travels beyond studios and carefully curated museum ethers. It is also a vehicle[…]
Pervez Durrani’s invention is a big one for a small town like Layyah in Punjab. The engineer has designed a three-wheeled wheelchair with the help of his students at the Government Polytechnic College, Layyah. It is a specialised machine with a steering wheel, enabling people with physical impairments to get around a lot easier than[…]