One of the most famous festivals celebrated in Kalash is the Chilam Joshi festival during the month of May. A Spring festival, people wear new dress and women decorate themselves.
The Chilam Joshi festival commemorates the arrival of summer and celebrates the abundance of dairy products during the season. This festival gives an excellent opportunity for far away people to celebrate which gives a message of peace to the world. The people of Kalash love music and dance to the beat of drums. Both men and women partake in dancing festivities, where they make circles and enjoy the sound of music.
Day 1: 12th May 2018 – Departure from Islamabad
Day 2: 13th May 2018 – Chitral to Kalash
Day 3: 14th May 2018 – Main Festival Day
Day 4: 15th May 2018 – Chitral to Kalash