Shandur Polo Festival to begin in Chitral from July 7

06:40 PM | 7 Jun, 2018
Shandur Polo Festival to begin in Chitral from July 7
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ISLAMABAD - The three-day Shandur Polo Festival would commence from 7th of next month at the World’s highest Polo ground in Shandur.

Presiding over a meeting regarding the event in Peshawar, Secretary Tourism, Muhammad Tariq Khan said Polo teams of various areas including Gilgit, Baltistan and Chitral would participate in the festival which will be organized under the auspices of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Corporation in collaboration with Pak Army.

A special tent village will also be set up to facilitate local and foreign tourists.

Muhammad Tariq Khan said different cultural programs will be arranged beside paragliding, food stalls, music night and traditional dances to promote tourism.

The Shandur annual festival brings a great sense of contentment among the people of these regions. The festival is often embellished with cultural orientations of both the teams that include their cultural dances, paragliding and folk music.