The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Cultural Caravan has just kicked with the aim to promoting the diversity of Pakistan. The goal of the caravan is also to map out the cultural diversities especially at the China-Gilgit Baltistan border. It will span over 2 weeks and display the commonalities and differences between cultures of Pakistan and China.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Cultural Caravan includes 18 members and it started its journey on November 4 from Hunza including 12 Pakistani and 6 artists from China. These included dancers, musicians, filmmakers and photographers.
The participants would preserve and document decaying cultural heritage as well as languages that are ending through this project. They will ensure to preserve and promote cultural practices and also strengthen the background for the economic and trade opportunities between Pakistan and China.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Cultural Caravan will pass and camp at cities along the CPEC route. It will carry out activities such as music, film making, and dance performances in addition to photography.
There will be anthropologists and writers in the caravan as well who will be writing about their experiences during the project. They will also document the cultural and creative industries along the silk route.
At the end of the project there will be a grand exhibition that will be held in Islamabad.