Kalash Chamos festival attracts large number of tourists.
PESHAWAR:The "Shadi Lek Hari" festival which is part of annual Chamos festival Kalash to welcome winter and new-year concluded in Chitral Monday where a large number of local and foreign tourists throng the
valley to enjoy the old traditional festivities.
During the "Shadi Lek Hari" festival Kalashi boys and
girls performed dance in cross-dress on traditional music acting as husband and
wife and singing merry songs to welcome winter as well as new year arrival.
The festival is celebrated annually as a symbol of peace,
love and happiness. Local people also put on weird masks on faces to celebrate Halloween.
Kalash Valley is an ancient valley in Chitral Pakistan
where they celebrate different festivals and Chamos is one of them. The entire
population remains indoors. It is celebrated by feasting, drinking and merry
It is thanks giving function to Almighty for their bumper
crops, fruits, animals and eatable stores for winter. Winter is full of snow,
rain and cold wind. People sacrifice animals in the name of Almighty, rejoice
with fruit, assemble for dancing, singing and enjoy every event and