Sulaymaniyah celebrates World Theatre Day

28/3/2021 13:44:00

As part of the activities of the Culture Week of Sulaymaniyah that is taking place under the theme "the capital of cultures displays its beauties", a ceremony took place on Saturday at the Culture Hall of Sulaymaniyah city to celebrate World Theatre Day which falls on March 27 of every year.


The ceremony began with standing a minute of silence in respect for the souls of the martyrs and the artists who died and later the department of theatre and the culture ministry delivered a speech dedicated to World Theatre Day.


The book "The broken mirrors' mask", which is a Kurdish book written by the Kurdish writer Daro Aziz, was given to the guests.  


The "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" play by the Italian playwright Dario Fo was also played in Kurdish. The play was directed by Aran Bahadin and translated to Kurdish by Sirwan Muhamed. The play was produced by the General Directorate of Culture and Art of Sulaymaniyah Art/Theatre Department and the Fine Arts Institute/ Theatre Department of Sulaymaniyah.


The activities of Culture Week of Sulaymaniyah to recall the World Theatre Day are scheduled to continue until March 31, where more plays will be displayed.


It is noteworthy that Sulaymaniyah city is the capital of culture in the Kurdistan Region.




Reported by Vinos Tofiq



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