If you have been following the Pakistani music scene, I am very much certain you have heard about Music Mela. If you are someone living in Rawalpindi / Islamabad, you already know it as the biggest music festival in the capital. Music Mela is a top of the line music festival organized every year by…
The Hunza Music Blog is now part of All Things Hunza and will regularly feature articles about the music scene from the many valleys of Hunza district.
The people of Hunza valley, among others in Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral, celebrate the Persian new year with great zeal. The celebrations are quite different from what are observed in modern day Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan etc but Hunza has been able to keep this tradition alive throughout centuries.
Pakistani singer Nabeel Shaukat Ali has released his new single video “Bulleya” and this time he has chosen Hunza among many other places in Pakistan as a shooting location. The video song that is released under Saaibaba Telefilms is sung and composed by Nabeel Shaukat Ali himself.
Remember Naveed Khan, the guy who brought Brandon Stanton to Pakistan? He has been arranging tours to Hunza and other regions of Gilgit-Baltistan through his initiative Hunza on Foot.
We wish our readers a very Happy New Year. May you all have a great year ahead. With love,
Romantic-movie fanatics might have better idea how exhilarating the movie gets when two true lovers are separated by the manacles of boundaries. The love story of Sher Ali from the Hunza valley is in no way lesser than a Bollywood movie that is filled with all the thrills of ups and downs. Lucky enough for Sher Ali and his admirer from India, the story has a happy ending; something we have been seeing in most of the desi movies for decades.
Tourists visit at the Baltit Fort in Karimabad, a town of northern Hunza valley on August 3, 2014. After a slump in tourism that has lasted more than a decade, the streets of Karimabad in Pakistan’s idyllic northern Hunza Valley are bursting once again with visitors enjoying the city’s sights and sounds — but the locals aren’t happy.
The resilient people of Shishkat village of Gojal Valley in upper Hunza have moved forward, leaving the agony and pain caused by the damming of the Hunza River caused by the Attabad landslide disaster. Today, hundreds of people gathered in Shishkat to attend the inauguration ceremony of the refurnished and repaired Jamatkhana (Community Center). The…
Professional groups of musicians, musical instrument makers, blacksmiths and metalworkers are losing their language because of the stigma attached to it.