Gilgit, September 24: The Baba – Ghundi festival will be celebrated on World Tourism Day, 27th September, jointly, by the Tourism Department of Gilgit – Baltistan, AKRSP, AKCSP and the Chipursan Local Support Organization. The festival will be celebrated at Ispenji and Baba – Ghundi, the shrine of a legendary Sufi saint.
As part of the festival traditional games, like Buzkashi, Polo, Neeza Bozi, sword dance and other cultural items will be presented by local players and artists. Traditional songs, dances and stalls of handicrafts and food items will also be part of the festival. The general in charge of FCNA woudl be chief guest of the event.
The organizers have urged tourists to visit the festival and “celebrate diversity”, the theme of this year’s world tourism day.