FACE Music Mela is a music festival which is held in Islamabad, Pakistan. It is organized by Foundation for Arts, Culture & Education (FACE). Tagline of this popular Musicmela in Islamabad is "Now Never Ends". FACE Mela Passu 2017 is bringing famous Music Mela of Capital to the Gilgit-Baltistan. It is set to take place on 6th and 7th August 2017 at Passu Cricket Ground, near the scenic Passu Cones.Call 03365248266 for information!
FACE Music Mela, a Project of FACE, is one of the first ever Music Festivals in Pakistan. FACE Music Mela 2014, inaugural edition, titled as Music Mela Conference 2014 ran on 2nd to 4th May 2014 at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). FACE Music Mela 2015, second edition labelled as Music Mela Conference & Festival 2015 happened on 17th to 19th April 2015 at PCNA. FACE Music Mela 2016, third edition was presented on 21st to 23rd April 2016 at PCNA. FACE Music Mela 2017 was hosted on 21st to 23rd April 2017 at PCNA.
Aim of FACE Music Mela is to provide a boost to the fledgling music industry of Pakistan, particularly in Islamabad. It inspires young artists to improve their level of professionalism through performances, workshops and presentations; and to highlight the creative talent of the region in front of promoters, publishers and the media. FACE MusicMela includes master workshops with music teachers and leading artists; live music performances with headlining acts, folk, classical fusion and upcoming acts; lectures followed by Q&A sessions with directors of successful music projects; panel discussions with leading exponents of the music industry of Pakistan including promoters, publishers, educationists and artists; stalls for the introduction and outreach of folk musicians and upcoming bands. Representatives of the South by Southwest Music Festival from Austin, Texas, share their experience at the FACE Music Mela as well as scout for local talent.