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March, 2018

 

Nowruz Celebration in Gilgit Baltistan

Nowruz Celebration in Gilgit Baltistan

Nowruz is a festival celebrated in the countries heavily influenced by Iranian culture and civilization and particularly those belongs to shai faith as a start of new year on 21st of March every year. Nowruz Celebration in Gilgit Baltistan are different in each districts of Gilgit Baltistan. Following are few practices on Nowroz in Hunza and Chitral. Nowruz in Chitral: Day before 21st March is set especially to clean the house inside out and when the cleaning is done a pinch of wheat flour is sprinkled on the door ways and windows. On MarchRead More


Kilao

Kilao

In the ancient times when food was scarce in the mountaineous regions, a limited variety of local fresh fruits and veggies produced were used to preserve systematically to utilize during the time of food shortage, especially in harsh winters. These products, some of them are still produced today as specialty of each district of Gilgit-Baltistan, are rich in taste and energy. Kilao is an organic product produced in Ghizer district of Gilgit-Baltistan and Chitral district of KPK, in Pakistan. Kuju village in south of Chitral is known for the production ofRead More


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