N°11636
Element Suri Jagek (observing the sun), traditional meteorological and astronomical practice based on the observation of the sun, moon and stars in reference to the local topography (Pakistan)
Inscribed in 2018 (13.COM) on the List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding
Title as submitted EN: At sunset, the Kalasha gather inside the temple holding fire torches as the Qazi invites the souls of ancestors from the Mandaw’jaw (graveyard) to feast with them. The deceased make their appearance and share a meal with the living.