Martyr Herekol Book Fair, a meeting point for different cultures
The fair gave good results in terms of organization. It was possible to find many cultural, political, historical and religious books.
The 4th Martyr Herekol Book Fair, organized by the North and East Syrian Culture and Arts Committee, ended on Friday in Qamishlo's Zana Hall with the slogan "Read, get to know yourself!".
Arab poet Ahmet Yusuf from Manbij, who attended the fair for the third time, said that the atmosphere of the fair was very rich with different cultures and provided the opportunity to get to know each other.
"IMPORTANT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF CULTURAL RELATIONS"
Emphasizing that there has been progress in cultural relations in the fair held annually in North and East Syria, Yusuf added that they want more cultural activities in the region.
Pointing out that Northern and Eastern Syria plays an active role in the development of civilization in the region, Yusuf said: “There are many different cultures in Northern and Eastern Syria. The fair is an important opportunity to get to know the cultural structure of the region.”
Reminding that some of the writers from Manbij attended the fair, Yusuf stated that Rojava went through a cultural Renaissance and underlined the variety and quality of its writers and intellectuals.
Poet Mustafa Hac from Tabqa said that he has attended the fair for the fourth time and added: “The Union of Tabqa Intellectuals invited me to the fair. I attended the fair and held a reading called "Rei El Umur".
The fair gave good results in terms of organization. It was possible to find many cultural, political, historical and religious books. There were books in Kurdish and Arabic and books of world-famous writers.