Chitral: Shandor Polo Festival has been set up on the highest ground of the world. The colorful festival will continue for three days. 

In the Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a beautiful greenery located at an altitude of 12,200 feet above sea level is going to be decorated with the Shandor Mela, which will also feature polo competitions. 


In the Chitral district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, a beautiful greenery located at an altitude of 12,200 feet above sea level is going to be decorated with the Shandor Mela, which will also feature polo competitions. All arrangements for the festival are complete and there will be a polo final on July 9, the closing day of the festival. The festival will also feature music and fireworks


According to the details, the Shandor Polo Festival was organized on the beautiful weather of Chitral, beautiful scenery and the height of the high mountain. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan inaugurated the Shandor Polo Festival. The colorful festival will continue for three days. 


Thousands of tourists flocked to Shandor to watch the competition at the world's highest polo ground. The first match of the festival was played between the teams of Ghizer and Chitral and after an interesting contest, the team of Ghizer defeated Chitral.




A total of six matches will be played in the three-day festival, which will also feature cultural shows from Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan.




It may be recalled that this festival held in Chitral is steeped in centuries-old traditions in which the local population takes full part.


Gilgit and Chitral teams participate in freestyle polo and the game is as interesting as if there is a Cricket World Cup match between India and Pakistan.

The Shandor Polo Ground is located 168 km from the beautiful valley of Hindu Kush in Chitral and 211 km from Gilgit in Chitral District.



Apart from polo, traditional cultural shows of Gilgit and Chitral will also be held at the Shandor Festival. Domestic and foreign tourists have started arriving in Shandor, located at 12,000 feet, to enjoy freestyle polo.


 




 


 


 

 

 


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