ZONG has extended its support to the Music Society of LUMS in celebrating its 10th anniversary on the 9th and 10th of May, 2009.
The festivities will include a Music Conference followed by the inauguration of the renovated Music Room on the 9th of May while a grand concert featuring Noori, Entity Paradigm, Laal and Aunty Disco Project has been planned for the 10th of May. The celebrations also include a documentary on The Music Society and its progression over the years. This event is set to be the most prolific event of LUMS and will be attended by the students, Alumni and music industry icons.
ZONG has always maintained a strong relationship with music as a platform and has a year round support with the LUMS Music Society. ZONG has supported music in the past as well by rendering support to concerts and events like Campus Rock and also introducing new and exciting music related products for its users.
The Music Society is one of the biggest societies in LUMS, and gives students the opportunity to nurture their creativity through the art of music. It is the only student club in Pakistan which has a professional recording studio that is equipped with the latest gadgetry and is maintained by students themselves.
Amongst the activities of the society are concerts, lesson programs, panel discussions, workshops and also competitions. The Music Society of LUMS has produced several music star such as Amir Alvi (Munchkins), Salar Farooqi (Sahil), Sharaam Azhar and Professor Taimur Rehman (Laal), Omar Khalid (Aunty Disco Project) and Ali Hamza, who was the founder of the society and is now part of Noori.
ZONG was established in April 2008, growing ever since. ZONG – the first international brand of China Mobile – has grown tremendously in just one year since its launch. There are over 6 million ZONG customers today and its coverage extends to over 3500 locations throughout the 4 provinces, the Northern Areas (including Karakoram Highway) and Azad Kashmir.