Society of Urdu Literature (SOUL) arranged its monthly meeting on March 28, 2015, at Pohick Regional Library (Burke, Virginia). A cake was also cut by prominent persons of Urdu literature in Washington, D. C., Metro area to celebrate the 7th birthday of the organization founded by Abul Hasan Naghmi. -- Photo: Rana Fawad
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Participants of Mushaira organized by Bazme Sukhan, Washington, D.C., at Central Library, Arlington.
Surendar Deol at Halqa e Arbab e Zauq Shomali Amreeka meeting in Woodbridge, VA (US)
Pakistan Embassy in Washington, D.C., exhibits culture on its premises in May 2008 .
Photos: Rana Fawad
Afghan community arranged live screening of Cricket World Cup 2015 match between Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The event took place at Afghan restaurant Dunya Restaurant in Alexandria (Virginia, US). ---Photos: Rana Fawad
Every time Ireland lost a wicket during a must-win match against Pakistan, Dhol was played at a local Pakistani restaurant (BBQ Delight) in Springfield (VA, USA) where Pakistani community had arranged live screening of this Cricket World Cup 2015 match. The artiste seen in this picture is Mr. Mansha.
-- Photo: Nasir Mahmood
This picture was not taken in Pakistan or India. It was captured on the National Mall (Washington D.C.) during the 4th of July celebration on Saturday. Organizers laid out some charpoys in the rest area of the event staff and volunteers.
Charpoy or chaarpai (or manji/manja in Punjabi) is used mostly in rural areas of South Asian countries.
(Photo: Rana Fawad)