A literary and cultural festival was organized on 22nd November 2015, at Arts Council Larkana by SPO under Citizen First project funded by Oxfam Novib. A large number of senior district officials from Sukkur, Khairpur, Larkana and Shikarpur attended the event. The speakers encouraged the efforts of SPO in promoting the cultural traditions of Sindh. The speakers also emphasized on using culture as a tool for promoting peace, harmony and development in the society.
The purpose of peace &cultural festival was:
To provide joint plate form to people across religious, sectarian, cultural and ethnic groups for social and cultural interaction
To provide opportunity to people across different identities; religious, sectarian, cultural or ethnic including men and women, persons with disabilities and transgender for joint celebrations through common cultural practices such music, theatre, poetry, child performances, traditional story telling etc.
To promote common values among people across different identities including men and women, youth persons with disabilities and transgender through positive cultural practices and inheritance