Well, first of all, I wanted to show the women power in Pakistan that is not appreciated internationally. Pakistan is often dismissed by travellers as too risky(including myself for quite some time), thanks to news reports of an unstable Islamic nation with a sketchy law and order situation, constantly on...
The district is administratively divided into two tehsils (subdivisions); Chitral and Mastuj.
Chitral city is 365 km from Peshawar and connected through Lowari Pass.
The route is closed during winter and the town is cut off by snow from the rest of the country for six months in a year.
Khowar is the language spoken by the people of Chitral.
Chitral draws its name from a tribe known as Chetar.
In Khowar, Chetar means a tribe or farm, for the tribe was built upon a big farm.
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Chitrali dance is a simple dances, and is performed to express joy.
Folk and tribal dances are performed for every possible occasion, to celebrate the arrival of seasons, birth of a child, a wedding and festivals.