Festival

Hunza valley is considered as the home of many festivals including faith, culture and also related to normal life. There are about seven festivals in the religion category and that are celebrated throughout the year. There are two categories of different festivals celebrated in the Hunza valley.

Religious festival
Cultural festival (daily life or agricultural)

Through the entire year the main religious festivals are celebrated these includes

Eid-Ul-Adha: this Eid is celebrated to remind the holy sacrifice of Hazrat Ibrahim of his son Ismail, animals are slaughter and meat is distributed.

Eid-Ul-Fitr: this is the most important Islamic calendar festival; this festival indicates the end of Holy month of Ramada.

Eid-Ul-Meladul nabi: it is celebrated and is the birth day of our holy prophet (P.B.U.H) and is celebrated throughout the world.

Nowroz festival: on the festival of naowroz people dressed up and visit each other. On Imam Barighs, Mehdi and Jamat Khanas special prayers are offered. Eidi and bangles are also the important part of nowroz festival; this festival is celebrated with great preparations and joy. The most special dish is Bikak and is cooked on this occasion. Young girls enjoy playing rope. Some special programs are planned to perform special traditional dance and are popular among men.

Shab-e Barat, Shab-e-Miraj, Eid Ghadeer, salgira-e- Imam Zman Mubar (it is the birthday of Agha khan) Commerce day (Khushali day) that is celebrated by the Ismili society of the area and Imam day are some of the other religious festivals that are celebrated all over the Hunza valley throughout the year.

There are two most famous agricultural events that are Ginani and Bopaw that are normally celebrated throughout the Hunza valley.