Cultural Preservation

Introduction to cultural preservation:

We aim to work for poverty alleviation while actively preserving and promoting our enriched cultural heritage. Thereby, leading to a sustainable environment. It emphasizes society’s focus on women’s empowerment and youth development. This highlights their potential to have a great impact at the national level. People passionately pursue artistic and creative expressions in a variety of ways. It includes theatrical performances, sculptures, and paintings, as well as arts, music, food festivals, and celebrations. Together, these amazing artists, fine artistic, and cultural activities not only shape the community’s cultural values but also contribute to the cultural protection of diverse subcultures and indigenous traditions, like Sindhi heritage.

These activities, encompassing a diverse set of creators and critics, are essential to any community’s well-being and economic, social, and cultural preservation. At SSDF, we are proud not only to provide an appropriate platform to all stakeholders but also for engaging them to work collaboratively, showcasing our rich and fascinating artistic abilities and non-material customs.

  • We have focused on the following areas to magnify the potential gains from preserving, supporting, and promoting our cultural heritage : 
  • Tolerance Reviving
  • Lahore’s heritage Presenting a softer image of Pakistan while safeguarding our valuable indigenous heritage and traditions and contributing to cultural preservation.


  • Celebrating ‘Besakhi’ to acknowledge Pakistan culture preservation and regional Punjabi rural traditions
  • Events on ‘Sufism’ to reinforce the message of peace, love, and tolerance in the society and culture of Pakistan
  • Augmenting the contemporary ‘Truck Art’ on the ramp as well as on interior design motives for cultural conservation
  • Furthermore, Presenting the fusion of fashion & design for promoting ‘Ralli’, which is the traditional fabric design of interior Sindh.
  • Preserving indigenous cultural heritage
  • Promoting the music, food, and garments of Gilgit Baltistan through the stage of ‘Safar e Balaad’ (the Creative journey) to highlight subcultures in Pakistan
  • Joint activities with the Lahore Chamber of Commerce to conduct a dialogue with stage performances on ‘Hamara Aaj, Culture aur Art’ (Our Present, Culture & Art) in Alhamra Arts Council. This is to give knowledge on promoting a culture of poverty

Reviving cultural preservation in Lahore

Cultural diversity and learning about other cultures’ preservation help us understand different perspectives within the world in which we live. Lahore has always been rich in culture. Keeping this in view SSDF has been working for a long time to bring youth like:

  • Lahore Sightseeing as a means of exploring and saving our culture
  • Tribute to Faiz Ahmed Faiz to honor customs and traditions and non-material cultural examples
  • Legends of Pakistan showcasing the heritage of Pakistani culture protection
  • Daal work on a Mural as a form of social culture representation

Softer Image of cultural preservation

For the Country’s poverty alleviation, SSDF has rendered the less privileged people with a platform for reflecting on their attributes. It has work with its sister organizations such as Step IADM and melange Furthermore, through vocational training; youth has acquired the skill set that has given them more opportunities for employment and entrepreneurship. We wish to present to the world the fascinating, artistic, and creative side of the cultural preservation of Pakistan. This was done by sharing the stage with like-minded individuals, artists, singers, musicians, art lovers, painters, dancers, photographers, storytellers, and drama. It also includes performing artists, social activists, videographers, mime performers, designers, and craft persons.

  • Various forms of explicit art are also used, other than performing arts to flourish the notion, including the following:
  • Showcasing the amazing Pakistani Hand embroidery skills at the Lok Virsa Museum to contribute to cultural preservation
  • Moreover, Various Street Art competitions and participation of amateur young artists’ work displayed for the general public on streets and roads of Lahore, highlighting cultural protection.
  • Working with the Aga Khan Youth & Sports Board for allowing very talented young artists from Gilgit Baltistan to showcase their Sindhi culture in Pakistan
  • Ceramics, which is one creative form of art, is also encouraged to draw unique architecture. Moreover, the craft of the part of the world we share, emphasizes cultural protection and indigenous cultural heritage.