Here is Bamyan, Hazaristan. The Hazara still face systematic crimes such as discrimination by the Pashtunist government and genocide by terrorist groups including Pashtun Taliban, Kuchi and Daesh. In March 2001, Pashtun Taliban destroyed the ancient Buddha sculptures of Bamyan which were principal symbols of Hazara history and culture, and one of the most popular masterpieces of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity. However, the Hazara try their best to preserve their colorful (...)
Gole Badam Festival in Daykundi Province, the heart of Hazaristan
Monday 1 April 2013, by
Three years ago the first Gole Badam Festival was held in Daykundi Province. In 2010 Hazara People International Network proposed to create this Festival in order to celebrate the almond tree’s florescence. Almonds are the main agriculture product in the Province and many families base their subsistence on it. While the rest of Afghanistan is famous for the opium’s production, Hazaristan and especially Daykundi have chosen to base their production on almonds.
Hazara People International Network
Photos by Mehdi Modabbir
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