Jashan-e-Qaqlasht 2008, the cultural and sporting festival of the people of northern Chitral came to an end by April 27. The festival was participated by a great many people living the the vacinity of Qaqlasht plateau with their diverse cultural expression. The objectives of the festival were to protect and promote the cultural heritage of Chitral, to encourage the culture of entrepreneurship for tourism stakeholders and last but not least to provide an enabling environment to the local artists and players to perform to the crowd.
The three days festival went pretty smoothly and all walks of life participated. As it was a week end so people's participation ran into 10000. You can see some of the pictures uploaded to the website to know about the recently organised Qaqlasht festival 2008