Lahore, Jilani Park CKNP Fair

On March 28-29-30, inside the Jilani Park and in the adiacent Lahore Chamber of Commerce offices take place the promotional fair of Karakorum Region. Stands and several events are organized to present the Central Karakorum National Park, its mountains, specially the K2, and Gilgit Baltistan resources.

THE PROMOTIONAL FAIR

The fair is organized by the Seed Project in collaboration with PATO, the directorate of CKNP and the Lahore Chamber of Commerce. The fair is dedicated to CKNP Park and its stunning mountains, some stands promote production activities typical of the area: mining of precious stones, wooden handicraft production and agricultural production.

PATO, the association of tour operators in Pakistan, give information related to trekking and tourist offers organized for the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of K2, at the center of the new packages of the association. To the Great Mountain, its history and to the Mountaineering Pakistani Expedition 2014  is dedicated a special stand. In the Jilani Park there are special installation: a climbing wall, rafting and Paragliding corners. Is also possible to taste typical food from Gilgit Baltistan Region.

THE EXHIBITIONS:

Trough C.K.N.P Historical, cultural, environmental routes on the way to the mountains

This exhibit is dedicated to Central Karakorum National Park, to its flora and fauna and to its historical and cultural heritage. More than 20 panels with the support of multimedia documentations guide the visitors through the most peculiar routes inside the Park.

Rediscovering the Abode of Snow

Photo highlights from Filippo De Filippi 1913-1914

Scientific Expedition in Central Asia:  Karakoram – Himalaya – Eastern Turkestan
The Photo exhibition is dedicated to the great geographical and scientific expedition led by Filippo De Filippi. More than one hundred years ago he explored the Karakorum and Himalayan regions.  Some photographs  illustrate spectacular glaciers of the Karakoram

HERE THE LINK TO THE FLORENCE EXHIBITION OF 2012

THE KARAKORUM MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL: A PREVIEW

A set of film, preview of the KARAKORUM MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL, part of the  Silk Route Film Festival and organized by EvK2CNR in collaboration with the Orobie Film Festival, on May in Gilgit Baltistan. Mountains, wildness, alpinism, but also environment, nature, culture and history: a set of films to promote the mountain experience in all its aspect.