ISLAMABAD - 78 members of Pakistan tri-services military band along with 20 members of Frontier Corps, Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa contingent for Chitrali/Khattak dance enthralled audience by their spectacular performance at International Military Music Festival, Spasskeya Tower Festival, held in Moscow. According to ISPR, Russia is celebrating its 868th birth anniversary and International Military Music Festival was part of these celebrations.

The Festival parade takes place annually in the early September with best Russian and International military orchestras performing together at Red Square, Moscow for nine days. Pakistan tri-services band performed at Sokolniki Park and played ceremonial and marching tunes including the national anthem and patriotic songs. Performance of Pakistani band was acknowledged as the best and admired by all.

Owing to the festival, military musicians figure as the ambassadors of peace and mutual respect between the people representing the diversity of national artistic and military traditions. Lieutenant General Zamir Ul Hassan Shah, Adjutant General of Pakistan Army witnessed the closing ceremony of International Military Music Festival held yesterday.