Buner celebrates Ellum winter festival

The Ellum Winter Festival, a two-day extravaganza, concluded after Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Hassan Azhar Hayat presided over the closing ceremony, a statement said on Sunday

IGFC North Major General Noor Wali Khan, district administration, security forces officials and a diverse array of guests joined in the festivities.

The festival saw 110 bikes and 60 jeeps from across Pakistan converge in Buner, marking the first-ever winter festival in the area. A warm welcome awaited participants as jeeps and bikes journeyed from Punjab to Buner.

 

The closing ceremony featured paragliding stunts that garnered special applause from the audience.

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The Frontier Corps Martial Dance Party showcased local dances, complemented by local artists singing traditional songs. Cultural stalls also adorned the festival grounds.

Lieutenant General Hassan Azhar Hayat honoured jeep drivers and bikers with medals and prizes.

Participants expressed gratitude to the Pakistan Army for organising the event, added the statement

 

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