What are the festivals in Pakistan you must attend?

Navroz-FestivalI worked with a freelancer who was basically from Pakistan. He was working with me for a Health insurance in Florida. I asked him various question about Pakistani festivals and he told me that Pakistan is rich in culture and all the things which you want,whether it is art or literature.It is also full of beauty and if you want to attend the festivals held in Pakistan,then you must attend these festivals which are listed here.        

Summer festival which is held in Swat every year is very interesting for those who are sports lovers and adventurous.Here,you can have fun through different kind of activities like having a boat ride and other water activities along with camping and a plenty of games.

Secondly, Bassant event is celebrated in spring season in mid February.On this day,people fly kites,have parties and a lot of enjoyment with a flood of lights and music and the sky looks like covered with blanket of kites of different colors,shapes and sizes.This festival continues without discrimination of day and night.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

In addition to it,Shandur polo festival is in held in one of the largest ground known as Shandur. This festival is really for sports lovers. In this festival teams of Chitral and Gilgit take part in polo tournament.Moreover,other activities here,are music,different folk performances and fishing.If you have plan to visit Pakistan in July,then you must attend this festival.                                                                         

Furthermore, Mela Chiraghan is held in Lahore at the shrine of famous saint near the Shalimar Gardens and it remains for one week.The whole area around the shrine is decorated with different kinds of colored lights and this is the reason for which it has got name as Mela Chiraghan.                                                                        

 If you are interested to see the Islamic culture,then you should visit Pakistan during Eid ul Fitr and Eid ul Azha which are celebrated for three days. So, you should attend the above mentioned festivals held in Pakistan to know how rich in culture Pakistan is.

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