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Kalash Festival 2020
Incredible Pakistan December 2, 2019 0

Kalash Festivals

Kalash Festivals

Kalash Valley Festival refers to the festivals celebrated by the Kalashi people in the Kalash valley of Pakistan. There are three major festivals celebrated in the valley. Follow are the festivals celebrated each year.
1. Kalash Chilam Joshi Festival (Spring Season)
2. Kalash Uchal Festival (Summer Season)
3. Kalash Choimus Festival (Winter Season)

Kalash Chilam Joshi Festival

Chilam Joshi is also known as Kalash spring festival. Chilam Joshi festival is held in three Kalash valleys, Bumburet, Birir, and Rumbur where Kalash girls and boys dance to the tune of traditional drum beats.

Chilam Joshi celebrations highlight their cultural richness, the plethora of colors and the underlying message of peace.  The women dressed up in traditional clothes of vibrant colors, gold, silver jewelers and elaborate headgear. Men wear traditional shalwar kameez with a woolen waistcoat.

Kalashi festivals are famous throughout the world. Three festivals are more important, celebrated in different months of the year. Chilam Joshi is the most important festival celebrated in May for four days. Uchal festival held in autumn season and Choimos festival in midwinters.

Chilam Joshi festival starts at Rumbur valley and then moves on to other valleys of Kalash. In this festival, Kalashi people pray for the safeguard of their fields and animals before going to their fields and for this purpose they used to spread milk on their Gods. The festival brought smiles on the unmarried Kalasha boys and girls faces who during the festival get an opportunity to choose their life partners. They announce their life partners name on the last day of the festival. Let See The Kalash valley festival dates Schedule.

Dates Availability Status
Chilam Joshi Kalash Festival-07-MAY-2021 – 20-MAY-2021 AVAILABLE
Chilam Joshi Kalash Festival-08-MAY-2021 – 21-MAY-2021 AVAILABLE
Chilam Joshi Kalash Festival-09-MAY-2021 – 22-MAY-2021 AVAILABLE


Uchal Kalash Festival -15-AUG-2021 – 22-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
Uchal Kalash Festival -16-AUG-2021 – 23-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE
Uchal Kalash Festival -16-AUG-2021 – 23-AUG-2021 AVAILABLE


Kalash Choimus Festival-15-DEC-2021 – 22-DEC-2021 AVAILABLE
Kalash Choimus Festival-16-DEC-2021– 23-DEC-2021 AVAILABLE
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