Cultural festival: Jashn-i-Hazara in full swing

The week-long festival, held annually in Haripur, marks the beginning of wheat harvesting.


Our Correspondent April 24, 2012

HARIPUR: On the first day of the 110th Jashn-i-Hazara festival, on Tuesday, participants regaled the crowd by showing off their skills in various sports competitions. There was a merry-go-round and colourful rides to entertain children. The week-long festival, held annually in Haripur, marks the beginning of wheat harvesting. The event features several cultural highlights such as stone lifting and tent pegging. A bull race and tonga race have also been organised.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 25th, 2012.

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