The 2015 edition of Hunza Cultural Festival concludes in Islamabad with performances by some well known artists from Hunza. The 2-day long cultural event was organized by Hunza Cultural Forum (HCF) under the slogan “keeping tradition alive’.
The Hunza Cultural Forum (HCF) is back with its annual Hunza Cultural Festival. HCF has been doing this event for the diaspora of the greater Hunza (Shinaki, Kanjud & Gojal) annually since 2009.
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.
The Hunza Valley, a region in the Gilgit–Baltistan territory of northernmost Pakistan, is renowned not only for its spectacular natural scenery of majestic mountains and glittering lakes but also for the beauty of its people, who enjoy a long life expectancy.
National Geographic phtograohy Matthieu Paley describes his experience visiting the Hunza Valley and meeting Hunzokutz – the people of Hunza.
K2 & The Invisible Footmen is an upcoming documentary directed by Lara Lee and edited by Jawad Sharif under the label of Bipolar Films. The documentary was filmed during summer 2014 that marked the 60th anniversary of K2’s first ever accent.
Amir Mehdi wanted to be the first Pakistani to scale the country’s highest peak, K2, and as one of the strongest climbers in the first team to conquer the summit, 60 years ago, he nearly did. Instead he was betrayed by his Italian companions, left to spend a night on the ice without shelter, and was lucky to survive.
The Youth of Gilgit-Baltistan have arranged Hunzo-e-Maraka – an event that will offer the mystic music, traditional foods and other cultural activities to its participants. The program is being arranged in collaboration with Saiyah travels and Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan.
Apiyo uney Gharqamuch” Burushaski poem remake by Hunza kids. The original is written and composed by Islam Habib.
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