March 20, 2017 Nowruz in Hunza valley

Nowruz Mubarak from the Hunza Valley in Pakistan

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.

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October 24, 2014 Gilgit-Baltistan & Chitral Cultural and Musical Event Held at COMSATS, Islamabad

GB&C Cultural and Musical Event Held at COMSATS, Islamabad

The students from Gilgit-Baltistan & Chitral (GB&C) held a cultural and musical event at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, on 24th October, 2014. The event was part of annual programs that the students arrange each year before Gilgit-Baltistan Day (Independence Day of Gilgit-Baltistan).

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October 18, 2014 Shamans ceremony to call down the Snow Fairy Queen.Mt Rakaposhi in b/g. Kaimabad Hunza Valley Pakistan

Voices from the North

Professional groups of musicians, musical instrument makers, blacksmiths and metalworkers are losing their language because of the stigma attached to it.

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