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Riding & Free Style Polo

Hi everybody,If anybody happened to be in Chitral during Shandur polo festival, then do contact with us. CAMAT will make arrangements for riding and free style polo with local polo players.Regards,ShamsSee More
Aug 5, 2013
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CAMAT Polo

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CAMAT Polo

CAMAT [Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism] promotes free style polo in the Hindu Kush region of Chitral, northern PakistanSee More
Dec 15, 2010
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" Snow-capped Peak of Chitral"
Oct 25, 2010
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" Kalash Women during Chilimjosht--the spring festival"
Oct 25, 2010
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" The picture of Kishmanja, Broghil, Chitral, Pakistan"
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wildlife at Wakhan

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Oct 24, 2010
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Broghil Festival 2010

The three-day Broghil festival 2010 is set to be organized from July 28 to 30, 2010 at Teri Dast, the scenic venue near the Chiantar glacier in the Eastern Pamir region. The objective of the event is to create income earning opportunities for the Wakhi communities by attracting tourists in addition to protect the indigenous culture of the unique community along the Wakhan Corridor. The festival will be categorized in to two broader segments i.e. indigenous sporting events and traditional Wakhi…See More
Jul 17, 2010
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Shandur Polo Festival 2010 at Shandur Polo Ground, Chitral, Pakistan

April 28, 2010 from 9am to 1pm
Shandur polo festival is celebrated from July 7 to 9 at Shandur polo ground, which is the world's highest polo ground (12,300ft). One can see the world's sensational polo contest between the team of Gilgit and Chitral. You can make it your destination this year.
Apr 28, 2010
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Qaqlasht Festival 2010 from April 16 to 19

Enjoy the fresh spring of northern Chitral & the sensation of:   Ø      Free Style Polo of the Mountain Communities in the Hindu Kush Ø      Football by the players with strong stamina characteristic to high altitude Ø      Tug of War played with raw power by study village-based teams Ø      Cricket with its sensational moments Ø      Shot Putt—the oldest living sport in the region Ø      Traditional Wrestling, oldest sport where sheer power in demonstrated Ø      Marksmanship with…See More
Apr 2, 2010
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CAMAT Group

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Mar 29, 2010

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Trekking, sitar playing and reading novels.
How are you connected to Polo?
Chitral, northern Pakistan
In which country(s) are you based?
Chitral Polo Association
What's your club's website address?
http://I work for Chitral Association for Mountain Area Tourism (CA...
If applicable, what's the highest handicap you have held?
Pakistan
What's your preferred playing position(s)?
Shandur Polo, Chitral, northern Pakistan

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Riding & Free Style Polo

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 8:49 0 Comments

Hi everybody,

If anybody happened to be in Chitral during Shandur polo festival, then do contact with us. CAMAT will make arrangements for riding and free style polo with local polo players.

Regards,

Shams

Free Style Polo at the Peak—Shandur [3810m]

Posted on July 11, 2009 at 23:42 0 Comments

Shandur polo festival celebrated from July 7th to 9th, 2009, came to an end with a victory of the Chitral team by 2 to 10 goal scores. Both the teams of Gilgit and Chitral played a real professional polo to the cheers and appreciations of the spectators, who participated in a great number. This year the number of foreign participants was also encouraging. There were polo reporters, journalists, film crew and professional photographers from around the world.



This year, Chitral’s win… Continue

Free style polo in Chitral, Northern Pakistan

Posted on April 30, 2009 at 3:07 0 Comments

Chitral and northern areas in Pakistan are known for free style polo worldwide. During the famous polo tournament at Shandur, the highest polo ground on earth, the polo titans of Chitral and Gilgit meet on July 7-9 every year. This is the greatest events of free style polo in the world, which attracts a great number of polo enthusiast from within the country as well as from outside.

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At 5:41 on August 15, 2009, oriane Zerah said…
Very happy independance day! i wish for this next year that i will be able to come for the polo shambur festival... let s see
cheers
At 7:55 on August 14, 2009, Sarah Clegg said…
Just fabulous photos - I was talking to my friend Dody (also on this site) the other day about Shandur. He unfortunately met with disaster this year and broke his camera trying to photograph the moonlit lake I gather..
At 11:56 on August 11, 2009, Gabby Eccles said…
Thank you Shams, and for your friendship request.
Your photo's are beautiful and really tell a story behind them, I love them,
thanks for sharing,
Kind Regards,
Gabby
At 3:18 on August 11, 2009, Inoki Anuki said…
These photos are beautiful, they reminded me of Hidalgo or Black Beauty,very professional and a real photographer's eye, the portraits could be straight out of National Geographic. Thank you for sharing them.
At 14:47 on August 9, 2009, Paula del Rio said…
Wow what amazing photos of a spectacular place.
At 12:19 on August 4, 2009, Juliana Montanari Valverde said…
Hi;
Thanks for your friend request.
Welcome to my page.
Beatifull pictures!!
Kind regards from Brazil.
At 3:33 on July 9, 2009, Kristin Grube said…
thank you :)
At 3:23 on May 11, 2009, Marguerite La Corte said…
thanks, Im accepting your invite. Why dont you add a photo...would be nice to know who we are talking to.
At 11:56 on May 8, 2009, Gemma Williams Fox said…
Thank you. That sounds fabulous. Please tell me more!
At 9:22 on April 28, 2009, Sandra Funk said…
Dear friend,
A warm welcome to PCW - the international polo community online. Please familiarize yourself with our member guidelines above. This website is open to show everyone how polo is enjoyed around the world. If you would like to make your membership more private you can change your privacy settings by clicking on ‘Settings’ and then ‘Privacy’. We're all keen to see how you experience polo so, if you have any, get a few photos online and feel free to introduce yourself to others on the site. Hope you enjoy!
 
 
 

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