Hunza Cultural Festival 2017

Event Countdown

#HunzaFestival

The official hashtag for this year's event is #HunzaFestival. You can use the hashtag on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook to participate in live conversation. We will Retweet and Reshare selected posts from time to time during the event.

Traditional Dances

Enjoy traditional dances by performers of various ages from Shinaki, Kanjut, Gojal and Sat-Maqso (Diaspora) of Hunza.

Music & Skits

As usual, the event will feature famous Shina, Burushaski and Wakhi artists. You can also enjoy traditional skits like Jat Hir and Api Xso Nut.

Eat and Buy

Stalls have been a main feature of Hunza Cultural Festival. You can buy traditional items and local foods displayed throughout the event timing.

Event Schedule

Tentative schedule of performances for Hunza Cultural Forum 2017

تلاوت – Recitation of verses from Holy Quran

5mins

Hareep (Age 26-35)

10mins

Ali Aman Gojali

Wakhi Song by Ali Aman Gojali

10mins

Ali Aman Gojali

Hareep (Age 36-45)

5mins

Shahid Akhtar Qalandar

Brushaski Song by Shahid Akhtar Qalandar

10mins

Shahid Akhtar Qalandar

Majid Barcha & Deedar Karim

Sword Dance

10mins

Majid Barcha & Deedar Karim

Nawab Sarkar

Shina Song by Nawab Sarkar

10mins

Nawab Sarkar

Hareep (Age 46 and above)

5mins

Ahmed Jan

Wakhi Song by Ahmed Jan

10mins

Ahmed Jan

Hareep for Event Management Committee

5mins

Sarfarz and team

Api Zho Nut

20mins

Sarfarz and team

Rahim Ullah Rahim

Brushaski Song by Rahim Ullah Rahim

10mins

Rahim Ullah Rahim

Khalid Abbas

Brushaski Song by Khalid Abbas

10mins

Khalid Abbas

Naveed Vitto

Brushaski Song by Naveed Vitto

10mins

Naveed Vitto

Surprise Item

10mins

Surprise Item

10mins

تلاوت – Recitation of verses from Holy Quran

5mins

Welcome Note

5mins

Code of Conduct

5mins

Ghalawar (all tunes without dance performances)

15mins

Shah Mubarak Bod

10mins

For Central Hunza

Hareep for Central Hunza

15mins

For Central Hunza

Shina Song by RJ Zuhaib

10mins

Hareep for Upper Hunza (Gojal)

5mins

Khalid Abbas

Brushaski Song by Khalid Abbas

10mins

Khalid Abbas

Hareep for Lower Hunza (Shinaki)

5mins

Ahmed Jan

Wakhi Song by Ahmed Jan

10mins

Ahmed Jan

Asif Happy and Group

Skit (Hum Gilgit Baltistan K hain)

10mins

Asif Happy and Group

Hareep for Sat Maqso

5mins

Rahim Ullah Rahim

Brushaski Song by Rahim Ullah Rahim

10mins

Rahim Ullah Rahim

Ali Aman Gojali

Wakhi Song by Ali Aman Gojali

10mins

Ali Aman Gojali

Hareep (Age 45 and above)

5mins

Islam Habib

Brushaski Poem by Islam Habib

10mins

Islam Habib

Hareep for Event Security Committee

5mins

LUNCH BREAK

1hour

4

languages

31

artists

2

days

3500

guests

Tickets

You can buy tickets online or pick from the stall on the day of event.

Donors & Sponsors

The Hunza Cultural Festival is made possible with monetary support from generous individuals and companies.

A complete list of donors can be found at our donors and sponsors page.

venue

Ibex Club, Lake View Park, Murree Road, Islamabad

Address

Festival Arena,
Ibex Sports and Leisure Club,
5, Lake View Park, Murree Road
Islamabad
Pakistan

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