KOHAT, 14 December: Almas Khan won the ‘Said Hasan Ustaz’ award during the ‘Ya qurban’ traditional folk song competition held here on Monday.
After Peshawar, Mardan, Malankand, Hazara and DI Khan divisions, the ‘Ya qurban’ music competition was also held in Kohat division. This special series of music competitions has been initiated by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Culture department to promote folk genre of Pashto music “tapay”.
As many 38 youngsters including male and female participated in the competition. The winner was also given Rs.100,000 cash prize.
Gul Nawaz got second position and collected Rs.75,000 cash prize while the third position was grabbed by Maryam who was given Rs.50,000 cash prize.
The Ya qurban competition will be held in Bannu division on 20th of this month.