Newroz celebrations in the UK will be held between 19 and 27 March
Newroz celebrations in the UK will be held between 19 and 27 March in many cities, including London, Liverpool and Edinburgh, and will be dedicated to the freedom of Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan.
The excitement of the nearing Newroz, which represents resurrection and freedom for the Kurds, has gripped Europe as well as Kurdistan.
As every year in Britain, Newroz celebrations will be organised by the Kurdish People's Assembly in many cities, including London, Liverpool and Edinburgh, between 19-27 March.
Newroz is planned to be celebrated centrally in 3 cities, while mass street celebrations will be held by lighting Newroz fires in many cities such as Manchester, Exeter, Brighton and Sheffield.
The central celebration will be in London and will take place on the evening of 19 March at the Haringey Kurdish Community Center.
The most important feature of the Youth Newroz, in which many artists and groups such as Serhado and Hozan Canê will take the stage, will be on 21 March when the fire of Newroz will be lit.
20 March in London
The central Newroz event to be held in London will take place on Sunday, 20 March, at Finsbury Park. Artists Ferhat Tunç, Serhado, Omid Şerîfî, Hozan Canê and Koma Zelal will take the stage at the celebration which will be attended by former mayor of Diyarbakir, Osman Baydemir.
Another Newroz celebration in Britain will take place in the city of Liverpool. Many artists will attend Newroz, on 19 March at Liverpool Olympia Hall.
27 March in Scotland
As part of the Newroz activities, a reception will be held in the British Parliament on 22 March with the participation of Kurdish-friendly politicians, writers, academics and artists.
As part of the Kurdish People's Assembly's Newroz program, a celebration will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland with the presence of artist Memozan and a number of local bands. Kurdish politician Osman Baydemir will attend as a speaker.
Freedom for Öcalan
Newroz will be dedicated to the freedom of Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan.
The calendar of the events is as follows:
London Youth Newroz
Date : 19 March 2022
Address : London Kurdish Community Center
Central London Newroz
Date : 20 March 2022
Address : Finsbury Park
Date : 21 March 2022
Time : 17:00-23:00
Address : Olympia, Liverpool
Date: March 27, 2022
Address: Edinburgh Kurdish Community Center