CHITRAL: The three-day Baroghil festival will commence from August 23 under the auspices of the village council and a local support organisation.
Baroghil village nazim Amin Jan Tajik told mediapersons at the Chitral Press Club that the festival would showcase the different aspects of the ancient and unique Wakhi culture while yak race and yak polo were the chief events of the festival.
The other events of the festival are buzz kashi, polo, donkey polo and many local games, he said.
Baroghil is the home of Chiantar glacier surrounded by many other glaciers which feed the Chitral River, while the Qarambar Lake is said to be biologically active supporting a wide range of diversity.
Published in Dawn, August 10th, 2019