Shandur Polo Festival 2015 (August 7-9)

Shandur Polo Festival 2015 (August 7-9)

Chitral/Gilgit  (Tuesday, July 28, 2015) – In Pakistan annual Shandur Polo Festival is schedule to be held from August 7 to August 9, 2015.  Polo Tournament is being played every year at the historic Shandur Top between the polo teams of Gilgit and Chitral since 1936. Thus 79 years old festival is still live.

But due to heavy rain fall and melting of glaciers has placed serious question on the organization this year.  In 2010 the management of shandor festival was taken from Gilgit Baltistan Government and it was given to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.

Picture Gallery of Shandur Near Chitral

Location map - Shandur National Park, Shandur Top, Shandur Lake near Chitral
Location map – Shandur National Park, Shandur Top, Shandur Lake near Chitral

 

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