Thursday, June 30, 2011

Qaqlasht Festival 2011 Celebrated

Jashan-e-Qaqlasht 2011(Qaqlasht Festival) was organised from April 14 to 18 this year. The mega event of the people of northern Chitral attracted a great many local, national and international toursits and media personnel. The event was somehow marred by intermitent rain. But the overall weather condition was ideal in uper Chitral and the festival venue.

The purpose of the festival is to revive the old-age cultural heritage of the people of Chitral.

A range of traditional sporst such as free style polo, tug of war, bodi dik, falconry in addition to a series of new games that were introduced during the festival.

The festival was sponsored by Tourism Corporation Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (TCPK) to be implemented by Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism)

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  1. The culture of Chitral is very interesting. I hope they would be able to preserve it. This will give them good opportunities in their tourism industry.

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  2. no doubt, an awesome festival to enjoy,should take a flights to peshawar and preserve in in the eyes as well boost up their tourism

  3. The culture of Chitral is very attractive every year number of trips throughout Pakistan come and enjoy by visiting it.Culture of Chitral gives good opportunities in Pakistan tourism industry i invite people to visit and take cheap flights to pakistan to preserve it.