Minister of Culture: Forming a committee to restart the Babel Festival

Culture and art
  • 21-01-2021, 09:28
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    Baghdad - INA


     The Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Hassan Nadhim, announced the formation of a joint committee with Babel Governorate to restart the Babel Festival with a new foundation, similar to the Al-Marbad Festival.

     Nadhim m said to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), today, Thursday: "The vision that the ministry defends with regard to festivals, forums, intellectual and poetic gatherings and others, is in the interest of Iraq to establish and consolidate the state after 2003."

     He added, "The Ministry will spare no effort to support cultural activities that are established according to its vision, including the Babel Festival, which has been suspended for many years and has not had another version updated since 2003," noting that the ministry is working to rearrange and establish this festival with a proposal from Babel Governorate  ".