Wakhi Tajik Cultural Association (WTCA) celebrated the Silk Route Cultural Pluralism Festival in Gulmit, Gojal Hunza for Tourism and Youth Development on October 28th 2006. It was organized by Wakhi Tajik Cultural Association (WTCA) in collaboration with Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), Aga Khan Cultural Service Pakistan (AKCSP) and IUCN.
The festival successfully celebrated its opening day and then had to be closed due to the death of Mr. Adina Baig, a local social and political leader. Raja Shebaz Khan, Member District Council Gojal was Chief Guest on the festival. The artists from Gilgit, Baldistan, Hunza and Gojal present songs in Shina, Balti, Buroshaski, Khowar and Wakhi, Ghulam Nabi Hamraaz was much appreciated in Shina song by the audience.
Al Amyn Model School Gulmit and Nasir-e-Kisrove School Ghulkin students present King Foe actions and tableaus. Artist from Shimshal present the Silk Rout Karvan song in Persian.? A Drama (MOM SHUME) was presented by Gulkin drama Association and the audience enjoyed it very much. Sword Dance was present by Gulmit Young Star.