The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has arranged a festival, The Khanpur Festival 2014’ which will begin on the 21st February and continue till the 23rd February. The festival will encase traditional dances, folk music, handicraft and artisans symbolic to the region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. In addition the festival will also contain water sports and family competitions to entertain the public, while food courts will present the traditional food of that area.
The festival is an attempt of the Tourism Corporation to promote and develop the tourism industry of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa with the collaboration of both the private and the public sector. The Tourism Corporation (TCKP) was created as a public limited company in 1991 to develop a base that would maximize on the tremendous potential of the area in the development and expansion of the tourism industry.
The TCKP aimed at creating a sustainable and systematic development for the tourism industry in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, while also protecting and preserving the culture, traditions, history, heritage, and the environment of the area. This festival must not be missed as it is an opportunity to experience not only the scenic beauty of the region, but to also indulge oneself in the allure of their traditional setup.