Georgia festival for raising awareness of Kurdish and Armenian genocide11/08/2012 15:29
ERBIL, August 11 (AKnews) – Badrkhan Publishers is organizing a Kurdish culture festival in Georgia for the end of this month to raise awareness of the Kurdish and Armenian genocides.
Director of the publishers Hamid Badrkhan said: "In order to build a bridge between Kurds and world, we decided to hold a culture festival in Georgia on August 28."
Badrkhan said a collection of activities will be carried out under the name "Kurdistan towards a bright future", such as seminars, an art exhibition and parties.
The director added: "Children and women are also participating in the event to show their work."
Preparations for the festival are now complete. Forty Kurdish artists and intellectuals from the UK have confirmed their participation in the event.
On June 14, 1988 the former Iraqi regime carried out a series of genocides under the name Anfal against the Kurdish people.
By Dawan Hadi