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Hoper Cultural Festival

Hopper, Nager Valley is a very well know place among-st the tourism community for the glaciers, challenging tracks for trekkers, lakes, mountains, and camping sites.

Hoper Cultural Festival
Hoper Cultural Festival

The people of Hoper Valley, Nagar, and neighboring valleys came in large numbers to attend the concluding ceremony of the Week long Nagar Cultural Revival Festival. Also present in the concluding ceremony was Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan.  Hopper, Nager Valley is a very well know place among-st the tourism community for the glaciers, challenging tracks for trekkers, lakes, mountains, and camping sites. Thousands of tourists move to the area to enjoy the nature and such festivals will be major sources of tourism promotion in the area.

This festival will be based on pure cultural activities which aims to preserve the rich culture of the valley and aware the new generation with the importance.  The activities during the festival will include traditional sports of the area, stalls of traditional foods, and the cultural and historical music and dance. Classical equipments of construction, farming, home usage utensils, and artifacts will be displayed which will reflect the livings of the people in the olden times.

Speaking during the concluding ceremony, the Chief Minister announced that a museum will be built in Hoper Valley. He also announced promised to look in the possibility of launching a number of projects for the uplift of quality of life of the region’s populace.  Maj. General Asim Munir told the people to educate their children and select their leaders based on their performance. He urged the people to not vote for those who do not use the funds for their development. The festival had been organized by the local community on self-help basis. It was the biggest cultural event of the region, after almost 3 decades.

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