Category: Culture

Shina language Book: Ishq-e-Malangi launches

By Tanveer Ahmed A Shina language poetry book of first ever illiterate Shina poet of Gilgit-Baltistan’s Aziz-ur- Rehman was launched here on Friday. The launching ceremony of Ishq-e- Malangi was organized by KIU’s modern languages department, which was attended by a large number of people from different walks of life, which held here in Musharraf […]

Training Workshop on Promotion and Protection of Regional Languages started in Gilgit

Gilgit Times  By Tanveer Ahmed Gilgit-Baltistan education department in collaboration with department of culture Gilgit Baltistan has arranged a training workshop for  government primary school teachers in Gilgit, with the aim to promote the rigional laguages,  wherein eight teachers from each school of respective districts including Gilgit,Ghizer, Astore, Diamer, Hunza and Nagar,  will be trained in […]

Yasin Arts Council pays Tribute to Basharat Shafi

Gilgit Times Report Yasin Arts Council in Collaboration with Yasen-e-Mahraka on Sunday organized a cultural and musical  event “Guren Osay” (Take Care) to pay homage to the burushaski poet Basharat Shafi(late), who has left remarkable contribution for promotion of Burushaski language. Basharat Shafi passed away recently in fatal car accident in very young age leaving […]

Legendary Burushaski Poet is no more

By Peer Muhammad and Rizwan Ali Khan Sometime it is not such an easy for a writer to write on certain matters, particularly at the time when one writes about a person who is no more with you and mainly at a situation when he or she has been a part and parcel of you […]

Burushaski is a strange language

The picturesque valleys of northern Pakistan are the cradles of many strange languages and cultures. The languages spoken here — virtually little explored just like these valleys —include Balti, Shina, Khuwar, Wakhi, Pahari, Burushaski and many others. Burushaski is perhaps the strangest of them all. In addition to the valleys of Hunza, Nagar and Yasin, […]