The Bamiyan Cultural Centre will be a space for exhibitions and training, bringing together the wonderful history of Afghanistan that showcases a crossroads of different civilizations. UNESCO believes that culture represents an essential element of nation building in every country, and has an important role to play in Afghanistan. Culture also makes a valuable contribution to socio-economic development, and in the case of Bamiyan, it paves the way towards future tourism opportunities and the participation of local communities, in not only protecting and preserving their own cultural heritage, but also sharing it.read more
Students at the Kabul University
Attan Dance began as a folk dance conducted by Pashtuns in times of war, during weddings or other celebrations; It is now considered the National Dance of Afghanistan
Audience of annual Silk Road cultural festival, 2015, from Bamiyan.
Phahlawani, the traditional Afghan wrestling.
Buzkashi is a national sport of Afghanistan. It is also practiced across Central Asia.
Cloth weaving (Dastarkhan cloth) in Jawozjan province.
A painting atelier in Kabul.
Annual Ski challenge in Bamiyan province
Inside the Takht-e-Rostam in Samangan province