Lahore hosts Pakistan's first-ever Biennale

Although there are artists from Bangladesh, India, Iran, Sri Lanka, Europe and the US taking part in the art festival, Pakistani artists are the main focus.

    Artists, musicians and poets from the around the world have been flocking to Lahore for Pakistan's first-ever Biennale.

    The art festival not only aims to promote cross-cultural cooperation, but also place Pakistani art on a global stage.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Lahore, Pakistan.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How different voting systems work around the world

    How different voting systems work around the world

    Nearly two billion voters in 52 countries around the world will head to the polls this year to elect their leaders.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    The great plunder: Nepal's stolen treasures

    How the art world's hunger for ancient artefacts is destroying a centuries-old culture. A journey across the Himalayas.