6th 'Women and Literature Festival' underway in Qamishlo
The annual festival seeks to make women’s color, voice and culture more visible and promote unity among peoples.
The 6th edition of the ‘Women and Literature Festival’ organised every year to make women’s color, voice and culture more visible and promote unity among peoples, has kicked off in North-East Syria.
The festival kicked off at the Mihemed Şexo Culture and Art Center in Qamishlo city on Monday. The festival, set to last two days, is attended by women from various communities living in North-East Syria, as well as representatives of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, and politicians.
Speaking after a minute of silence in memory of all martyrs, Heseke Culture and Art Committee official Efaf Heski said the following, “Violence against women continues all around the world. The objective of this festival is to enhance the women’s struggle and expand it everywhere. With this festival, we manifest the creativity and productiveness of women. On this occasion I wish a happy March 8 for all women.”