Shadur Polo Festival 2013 Starting Dates

May 25th, 201312:11 pm

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Shadur Polo Festival 2013 Starting Dates

Shandur Polo Festival is going to be held on 2nd to 4th July 2013 in Shandur. Shandur polo ground is located about 3738 meter an above sea level and lies midway between Chitral and Gilgit.The dates of the tournament changed 1st time in the history of this festival due to the respect of holly month of Ramadan. This three days polo tournament will be organized by the Gilgit and Chitral administrations. The tournament will be held on Shandur Pass, the highest polo ground in the world at 3,700 meters (the pass itself is at 3,800m).Shandur create a center of attention for visitors to experience the traditional polo tournament which is being held since 1936 on annual basis in July between the teams of Chitral and Gilgit. The festival also includes Folk music, Paragliding, dancing, bonfire and a camping village is set up.