RAWALPINDI A two-day Chrysanthemum and Autumn Flower Show is starting today (Saturday) at Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) in collaboration with Department of Horticulture of the university and Islamabad Horticulture Society. University officials informed TheNation here that in the show seven institutes including Islamabad Club, Allama Iqbal Open University, Fatima Jinnah Women University, CMH Rawalpindi, AFIP Rawalpindi, Air Force Headquarters and Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi are taking part while in flower arrangement and cut flower show, 15 participants are participating. The main objective of the show is to provide a platform to different organisations to show their expertise in the field of horticulture and provide healthy entertainment to the residents of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. The show will also promote positive aspects of floriculture in our daily life and providing a forum to hobby gardeners for sharing their ideas and exchanging information with professionals. The show will bring growers, researchers and buyers at a single place so that advanced techniques in the field of growing and production may be disseminated among the participants. The show will remain open for faculty members and students on December 19 while it will remain open for public till December 20. Art therapy An art therapy workshop on 'Innocence Versus Terrorism will be held here on December 20th at Lok Virsa for the internally displaced children. Around 70 children who have experienced terrorism and their young minds have witnessed the cruelty of its after effects, have been invited by Media Vision under its project of 'Make a Wish. Art Director of Media Vision, Artist and Sculptor, Samina Jamshed told APP that she was conducting such workshops for the children of all age groups and providing them with therapy based on visual and performing arts from village to village in the premises of the federal capital. The healing process of art therapy works through paintings, music and other forms of performing and visual arts in a unique exercise. The project of 'Make a Wish not only polishes the creative elements of young boys and girls but also exhibits their innovative works. The children are also introduced to the visitors to provide them exposure and build their confidence while a 'Wish List is also being compiled under which one personal which of every child would be fulfilled, she stated.