Events and festivals

From Tuesday, October 23 2018 to Sunday, December 1 2019

A journey to meet the Kalasha

The exhibition presents the Kalasha people, a community living in the North-east of Pakistan whose religious beliefs about nature, expressed through festivals and rituals, are central to their existence.
Goat herders and cereal growers foster a genuine relationship with multiple gods and spirits, making them the last polytheistic society in the Himalayan Arc. The exhibition is structured around the seasons, from winter to summer solstice, in keeping with the Kalesha's cyclical concept of time. This exhibition presents everyday activities from wine production to funeral ceremonies, and the holy meaning they attribute to such acts.

From Tuesday 23 October 2018 to Sunday 1 December 2019 :
- From Tuesday to Friday from 11:00 to 19:00
- Thursday from 11:00 to 22:00
- Saturday, Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00

Admission prices :
- Full price : Free
- Reduced price : Free
- Children up to 17 years : Free
- Students : Free

Information Centre - Museum of Confluences
86, quai Perrache
69002 Lyon

Phone number
04 28 38 12 12


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