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Every year, Mashal whose motto is "together we can make a difference" is known for pushing the festive envelope and comes up with new ideas for their annual event. This time was no different since one of the best projections of our culture is its cuisine and the "Food Street" concept borrowed right out of Lahore and Karachi made a colorful and tasty first appearance in the Bay Area.
Mashal Projects the Best of Pakistan with Josh
The Mashal organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area cities of Danville, Dublin and San Ramon (but reaching far beyond) once again impressed everyone, including many of its neighbors and local dignitaries, with their josh (passion) and a spectacular evening highlighting the best of our cultural heritage at the San Ramon Arts Center on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
Tri-Valley group works to promote Pakistani culture
Pakistan gets a lot of bad press, but one Tri-Valley organization has been working to celebrate the country's culture and let people know there is more to Pakistan than what Americans see or read in the news.
A Celebration of Culture
The San Ramon Performing Arts Center came alive with Pakistani traditions Saturday in nonprofit organization Mashal's third annual cultural show, Virsa.
Pakistani Cultural Show Coming Up
Kids and adults will share traditional Pakistani music, dance, comedy and fashion at the annual festival.
Pakistani-American numbers rising as Tri-Valley Asian population grows
Sure, most of the youths in this year's Pakistani culture show smile at the thought of performing onstage the routines they've practiced for weeks, and in some cases months, for the annual Mashal show.
Pakistan Link: Walk for Pakistani Flood Victims in San Ramon
The Mashal organizationis a relatively new debutant on the block amongst Pakistani-American non-profit groups in the San Francisco Bay Area. It has been involved in promoting the cultural, social and artistic face of Pakistan in this region since 2008 and is working hard at leaving an imprint of the Pakistani identity on our next generation to preserve and share with their friends from the local American mainstream.
San Ramon Patch: Hundreds Gather to Support Pakistan Flood Victims
Ask any of the 500 people who gathered in Central Park on Saturday to raise awareness for the flood victims in Pakistan, and they'll tell you – they did it for the kids.
Contra Costa Times: Hundreds will gather Saturday in San Ramon to raise funds for Pakistan flood relief
Local children will sell gently used books and toys, and hundreds are expected to walk in San Ramon this morning to help raise funds for children affected by this summer's devastating floods in Pakistan.
San Ramon Patch: Fundraiser Saturday to Raise Money for Flood Victims in Pakistan
A local nonprofit expects to draw hundreds of people to Central Park's amphitheatre Saturday to raise money and awareness for the millions of children affected by the summer's disastrous floods in Pakistan.
Mashal Spreads the Light of Pakistani Culture
A relatively new organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area called Mashal (flame/torch in the Urdu language) put together a unique youth program on April 10, 2010 at the Del Valle Theatre in Walnut Creek, California with the theme of “Yaadein” or “Memories”, which visited the cultural happenings and milestones in Pakistan from the 1947 till today.
Contra Costa Times Article: " AT THIS CAMP, CRICKET ISN'T CHIRPING KIND"
The Bay Cricket Club and Mashal are hoping to change some of that. The club, which plays at
Monarch Park in San Ramon's new Dougherty Valley housing developments, held its first youth
summer camp this past week, with the collaboration of Mashal, a non-profit organization in the tri-valley