Chitrali dance is a simple dances, and is performed to express joy. Folk and tribal dances are performed for every possible occasion, to celebrate the arrival of seasons, birth of a child, a wedding and festivals.
Chitral is one of the largest district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces, which consist of two tehsils of Chitral and Mastuj. Chitral is the name of a whole district as well as the main town of this district. Khowar is the language spoken by the people of Chitral.Chitral draws its name from a tribe known as Chetar. In Khowar, Chetar means a tribe or farm, for the tribe was built upon a big farm.