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Fun and festivities in Pakistan - celebrations, festivals and cultural events

The day of sacrifice is the main holiday in the country. It is called Eid al-Adha in the Muslim religion. Believers wake up very early on this day. Mandatory ablution is performed. Festive clothing is prepared for this day. Everyone goes to the mosque. It is forbidden to take food before the first prayer. The rite of sacrifice begins after the morning prayer. The ram is most often used as a sacrifice. The animal must be young and healthy. All sorts of dishes for the whole family are prepared from fresh meat. It is necessary to treat relatives and neighbors on this day according to Muslim laws.
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Independence Day is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the country. It is celebrated on August 14. Despite the secular nature of the event, it begins to be celebrated with the reading of the Quran. National white and green flags are hung all over the country. People wear clothes with national symbols in big cities on this occasion. The official ceremony of raising the national flag and a festive parade takes place in the capital. It is customary to visit parks and entertainment complexes with families these days. Many sports events are held. Colorful fireworks begin everywhere with the onset of the evening.
Pakistan Day is a very important holiday. It is celebrated on March 23. This day has been an official holiday since 1956. The Lahore Resolution is a cause for celebration. It was thanks to it that the liberation from the influence of India and Britain took place. A military parade is held in the capital on this solemn day. It is broadcast on state channels. The President must be present at the event. Wreaths are laid at the mausoleums of the nation's leaders. Official ceremonies are held throughout the country. Government awards are awarded. The holiday is very strict. Noisy festivities are considered inappropriate on this day. Copyright
Pakistan Museum of Natural History in Islamabad was opened in 1976. It will be interesting not only for children but also for adults. Each gallery of …
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The Flower Show is one of the most colorful and long-awaited events in the country. It takes place in the Botanical Garden of the city of Karachi. A huge territory turns into a paradise garden during the festival. Flower compositions adorn winding paths and numerous gazebos. The imagination of Pakistani florists is amazing. The flower fair works here traditionally. Guests of the festival will be able to buy seedlings, unusual types of indoor and garden plants. The organizers try to make the event as interesting as possible. Popular science films are shown here. Also, master classes in Floristic are held. Concerts and parties are arranged after the heat subsides.
Badshahi Mosque, Lahore The Kalash people's holiday is held in December. You can get to it only by getting special permission from the police. This territory of Pakistan is closed to those who adhere to Muslim laws. The festival takes place in the Birbir, Rumbur, and Bumboret valleys. The local people entertain guests with traditional ceremonies and playing musical instruments within ten days. You can hear unusual singing here. The local population professes a pagan religion. Their holidays are accompanied by fun activities and dancing. Delicious goat meat dishes are served here. Bread with an unusual shape that resembles mountain goats is traditionally baked these days. This holiday is popular with European tourists.
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A unique Literature Festival has been held in Karachi for several years. It has gained popularity not only among Urdu, Sindhi, and Punjabi-speaking Muslims. Book fans from Europe and India also come here. You can find out about the latest literary innovations here. Interesting meetings with writers are held as part of the festival. You can listen to lectures and watch movies. Numerous groups of students and schoolchildren come here. The festival has great political significance. The rights of small peoples and the plight of women in the Muslim world are discussed within the framework of discussions. The Literature Festival is gaining popularity. The number of visitors has tripled in recent years.
The round faith Puppetry Day is celebrated in the Pakistani city of Lahore every year in March. It became a tradition to hold an international puppet festival during this period. Master puppeteers come here from all over the country to show their work. Dynasties that are engaged in creating puppets have been preserved in Pakistan. The festival has become so popular that puppeteers from different countries are eager to take part in it. Guests will see colorful performances and theatrical performances. Children will be shown how to control the dolls. The fair is open. Visitors to the festival will be able to buy souvenirs and books.
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An unusual holiday is held in Pakistan on August 18. All residents of the country strive to plant at least one tree on this day. The holiday was announced in 2009. It became incredibly popular. Several world records for planting green spaces belong to Pakistan. Local residents prefer mango trees. Special equipment is not used for planting. Every citizen of the country has the opportunity to take part in the holiday. The atmosphere is friendly in cities and rural areas on this day. Tourists can also plant a tree.
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Rawal Lake, which is located not far from Shakar Parian National Park, is great for fishing. Such pastime is a great way to make any stay in the capital of Pakistan more exciting. Needless to say, all fans of fishing will be happy to explore a new fishing site. Rawal Dam Fishing Point offers fishing tours for all guests of the capital. In order to try rafting, simply contact Canoeing Company. Vacationers may also be interested in a cruise on the picturesque lake. For this purpose, simply … Read more
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