Qawali music is perhaps the most popular musical genre in Pakistan. It is more than just an art form or a source of entertainment. It is embedded in a deep tradition of Sufi mysticism and has its roots in the Muslim culture of the subcontinent. The video looks into the culture of Qawali, its origins, its technicalities and it’s […]
Pakistan is the land of textiles. It is rich in cloth and produces some of the most interesting textiles in the world. Chunri is one of it’s more unique textiles that Pakistan has to offer and most of it is produced in Bahawalpur. The video goes behind the scene and look into how this craft […]
The Hazara community in Baluchistan have been a victim of mass target killings and discrimination. While the situation for the hazara community is bleak, Hamida Ali decided to do some good in her community by providing an avenue for financial independence to the women of the Hazara community. She has opened the first and only female run […]
Meet Hammad Safi, the 10 year old boy genius who is a lecturer, vlogger, motivational speaker and peace ambassador in addition to being a 6th Grader. He was part of the super kid program offered by the University of Spoken English in Peshawar and now he heads it. The program identifies promising youth and nurtures […]
Maati TV decided to react to the upcoming Pakistani animation film, Allahyar and The Legend of Markhor. Let us know what you think of it.
In the desert of Cholistan lives the last remaining Marwari family. The marwari are known for their unique music, colourful culture and jhoomar. They are a Hindu ethnic group that originated in Rajisthan. Watch this video to find out more about this unique musical culture.
2017 is about to end and it was a very eventful year for Pakistan. While not all the news was good news but some very significant positive things did happen in Pakistan that would make you proud and hopeful about the countries future. Here are some of them.
It has been 4 years since the terrorist attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar that lead to the death of 144 young boys and the awakening of a nation towards the need to combat these terrorist and extremist ideologies. The events of that day left us all in shock and so let us […]
Lahore is considered by most, as the heart of Pakistan. It is one of the larger cities with a rich and diverse historical and cultural background. It is a city that has inspired many artist, writers and poets and is considered the cultural and artistic hub by many. However Lahore’s intriguing architecture and culture would […]