Art show captures glimpses of Kalash culture



ISLAMABAD, Sept 27(APP): “Faces of Kalash”, a photographic show featuring glimpses of life and cultural heritage of Kalash valley was put on display here Tuesday.
The event was jointly organized by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Norwegian Embassy at Satrang Art Gallery to showcase the photographs captured in 1929 by Georg Morgrnstierne, a Norwegian linguistics professor who visited the region and documeted the culture of Kalash extensively.
UNESCO representative to Pakistan, Vibeke Jensen highlighted the urgent need for safeguarding the unique culture of the Kalash people.
Ambassador of Norwegian Embassy, Torr Nedrebo commended UNESCO’s efforts to support the exhibition and highlighted the achievements of the photographer who captured and documented the life of Kalash people.
APP/Cdra/anm/ VNS Islamabad