The festival has seen an increased participation from the tourists especially after the completion of the 45km jeep track to the valley built by the Chitral Scouts and the Pakistan Army. The festival was organized under the auspices of Chitral Scouts who are also the guardians of the difficult terrain in the heart of Hindukush.
Other attractions included Horse Polo, buzz kashi, donkey polo, horse race, yak race, horse and cattle show etc. For those less interested in sports, gathered at the various stalls selling traditional Wakhi handicrafts, clothing, gear and other local items. The festival also offered delicious Wakhi cuisine including bar-b-cue, Hareesa, lamb rosh and other local dishes.