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Kalash community celebrates ‘Phool festival’ in Chitral
October 18, 2018

Kalash community of Chitral celebrated its annual two-day colorful Kalash Phool Festival with traditional zeal and fervor in Islamabad.

Phool festival is one of the four festivals celebrated every year by the community. The festival marks reaping of grapes & walnuts harvests.

People of the community adorn their heads with flower, singing songs in the local language and perform traditional dances throughout the two-day festival.

Tourists from across the country flock to the region to celebrate the Festival. Organizing such kinds of festival aimed at to attract more tourists to the scenic valley as tourism is the only source of income for most of population of Chitral.

Tourists from China, USA, Scotland, UK and other countries also participated in the festival.