It is celebrated to welcome spring
The three-day Chilimjusht festival to celebrate the arrival of spring has begun in the Kalash Valley.
The residents of the valley came out in their colorful dresses and danced on the beats of drums to welcome the season of blossom. They were seen abiding to SOPs by wearing masks.
Due to coronavirus restrictions, tourists from across the globe and other parts of the country are not allowed to attend the festival.
The festival is held every year to honor and praise God for blessing the valley and its people.
The main feature of the festival, however, is the selection of life partners. The event culminates with loving couples tying the knot.