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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


Bukak

Bukak and roasted dry fruit

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.  The notion of Nowruz that I grew up with is a festival celebrated to welcome the spring “the rebirth of everything dead”. Rebirth refers to the blooms of spring that gives the sense of rejuvenation and a feeling of hope.  People in Hunza (residents of the northern part of Pakistan) celebrate it with special gatherings of theirRead More


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