The 6th Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) ‘Festival of Life’ was held at the Shaukat Khanum Hospital grounds in Lahore, in collaboration with ‘The Friends of Shaukat Khanum’ and leading fashion and entertainment fraternity. A large number of people from different walks of life participated in this colorful event.It was an all-day carnival for families, full of family fun, fashion, festivities and compassion across all age groups, for a great cause. A number of celebrities including Shaan Shahid, Faisal Rehman andMunibaMazari to name a few, were present to show their support to the noble cause. As per previous iterations of the Festival, the event included an exciting fashion lounge by celebrated designers. Clothes were donated by over 50 leading designers and retail brands across Pakistan with event attendees able to purchase these top brands at huge discounts. There was also a Food Court with dozens of food stalls, a spacious Children’s Play Area with a lot of fun filled activities including jumping castles, mini golf, train, merry go round, face painting, etc. The event was fueled by a fiery musical a performance by Laal Band.It is worth mentioning that all proceeds raised from the festival are utilized for the treatment of under privileged cancer patients. After Lahore and Peshawar, the construction of Partisan’s third and largest Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre has also started and is expected to be completed in 3 years.Published in Daily Times, February 15th 2019.