art and culture
The 7th Pomegranate Festival kicks off in Halabja. Many agricultural products and Kurdish dishes have been also exhibited at the festival.
“Women should read books,” says award-winning writer Saja Hamdan.
70-year-old Saliha Ebdi Mustefa makes Kofi (a kind of scarves worn by Kurdish women) to earn a living and to preserve century-old Kurdish women’s tradition.
Kurdish women still preserve the local dresses left by their mothers and grandmothers to wear them on special occasions such as weddings, feasts, and celebrations. They call on the young generation to embrace their culture.
Mudan İbrahim is an artist who combines painting with embroidery to create unique works of art.
“Flamenco is not just the dance or the music of pain. It is feeling, emotion, love, anger, pain, and joy.”
Nearly 40 women held a handicrafts exhibition in Sharazoor. 18 women exhibited their handicraft products at the exhibition. “Actually, each product at the exhibition has a historical meaning and story.”
3rd Stêrvan Young Women’s Festival was held in Kobanî. At the festival, women sang Italian, Arabic and Kurdish songs and performed folk dances. Internationalist artists also took the stage.
Kurdish director Viyan Mayi’s film named “Semay Jiyan” was shot in Germany. The film telling the stories of women will be screened soon.
4th Ordinary General Assembly of the Actors' Union of Turkey was held on September 10, 2021. Vahide Perçin becomes the new president of the Actors' Union of Turkey.