Dear Youth of Today,

Going through an IDENTITY CRISIS?

Well now is the time to find out who you really are!!! The Citizens Archive of Pakistan brings to you The Shanaakht festival – a chance to rediscover your identity. This five day event will run from the 8th to 12th of April 2009 at the Arts Council Karachi. The theme this year is early Pakistan.

Shanaakht caters to all youngsters from every part of society. To find out the past, present and future of Pakistan, there are an exciting range of exhibits- films, documentaries, talk shows, art and photography exhibitions, theatre, concerts and lots more!

Join us to celebrate being Pakistani in every way! Be a part of the magic by volunteering for this amazing festival! You get a chance to add to your CV a volunteer experience that is unique and exciting and allows you to work with great artistes such as Amean J, Sheema Kirmani, Rahat Kazmi, Durriya Kazi. Be part of a spectacular musical event featuring some of Pakistan’s hottest musical talents. Find potential to learn more about not only your history, but your future.

Be a part of history in the making! The slots are filling up fast!!

Write to us at [email protected]

Or call at 0312 509 6093.

Get your very own CAP T-Shirts and Volunteer badges at our exclusive two-day briefing session a week before the festival. We need to starting creating ID cards  for all our volunteers as soon as possible. For this purpose we would need you to send us a copy of your ID card and passport size photographs by March 25th at the latest.
The best way to send it is to scan your ID card and passport size photographs and email them to us on [email protected]
or please call us ahead on 0312- 509 6093 if you want to drop them off phyically- you will have to call in advance to get directions and access to our office. Please note this is very important.

Please ensure you send this to us by March 25th since we need time to print the ID cards. You can volunteer as little as only two days, and spend the other three enjoying the festival. You get the opportunity to escort celebrities to our various events, help our distinguished artists set up their exhibits and get exclusive previews of all the things that no one else has seen before! To make a splash in all the newspapers as a part of the Shanaakht Team, Choose your time slots for volunteering now!

We are now looking for volunteers specifically for the following times:

8th, 9th and 10th April – 2 pm to 7 pm, 7 pm to 12 am (midnight)

11th and 12th April – 9 am to 2 pm, 2 pm to 7 pm, 7 pm to 12 am (midnight)

We look forward to hearing from you 🙂