Archive for category: ART & CULTURE

  • Kurdish citizens arrested in Bojnord of Xorasan for dancing Kurmanci style

    Kurdish citizens arrested in Bojnord of Xorasan for dancing Kurmanci style

    ART & CULTURE 12 March 2017 14:32:31 no comments

    More than two million Kurmanci Kurds living in  Xorasan of Iran, are being repressed due to their cultural identity. Kurmanci dance is a part of the historical Kurdish culture in Xorasan, yet some citizens in the city of Bojnord have been arrested for dancing Kurdish style dance. The public prosecutor […]

     
  • HRANA: Kurdish Filmmaker Keywan Karimi Was Attacked And Beaten In Evin Prison

    HRANA: Kurdish Filmmaker Keywan Karimi Was Attacked And Beaten In Evin Prison

    ART & CULTURE 4 March 2017 13:30:20 no comments

    On Saturday, February 25 jailed Kurdish documentary filmmaker Keywan Karimi was attacked and beaten by inmates at Evin Prison. According to a report by the Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Karimi’s attackers were inmates serving time for crimes not connected to political offenses or violations of national security. Karimi […]

     
  • Kurdish music group banned from performing at Kermansha festival: Reported KHRN

    Kurdish music group banned from performing at Kermansha festival: Reported KHRN

    ART & CULTURE 26 January 2017 14:16:21 no comments

    Kurdish music band ‘Dayrak Xatun’ has been banned from performing live at the ‘International Festival of Tribal Music’, which is held between 19 to 22 January in Kermansha. The band was scheduled to perform on 21 January, but the Iranian authorities have simply banned it. on the pretext of the […]

     
  • Yarsan and Democratic Nation project

    Yarsan and Democratic Nation project

    ART & CULTURE 21 January 2017 12:41:01 no comments

    A community of millions who follow the belief of Yari, their existence have been denied by the Iranian regime and the classic Kurdish movements, over the past few years they have been more active to achieve their national and cultural rights. The Yarsans (Yaris or Yarsans, people who follow Yari […]

     
  • The Interfaith Committee of KODAR released a statement on the Xawenkar feast

    The Interfaith Committee of KODAR released a statement on the Xawenkar feast

    ART & CULTURE 21 November 2016 21:46:33 no comments

    Interfaith Committee of Democratic and Free Society of Eastern Kurdistan, KODAR congratulated Xawenkar feast to all the Yarî believers and also called for further strengthening of interaction and coexistence between religions and beliefs of Zagros. The KODAR statement is as follows: “Today, with the situation in the world and especially […]

     
  • KHRN: Detention of two Kurdish artists related to cinema by security forces in Sine

    KHRN: Detention of two Kurdish artists related to cinema by security forces in Sine

    ART & CULTURE 30 October 2016 08:14:31 no comments

    On October 11, two Kurdish artists related to the filming and photography were detained by security forces of Iranian regime. Still no information has come out of their situation. According to the Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), security forces of Sine have arrested two artists named Mehdî Tewekolî and Mohemed […]

     
  • Kawa and the story of Newroz

    Kawa and the story of Newroz

    ART & CULTURE, FEATURED NEWS 21 March 2016 11:15:29 no comments

    A long time ago in between the two great rivers Euphrates and Tigris there was a land called Mesopotamia. Above a small town and tucked into the side of the Zagros Mountains, there was an enormous stone castle with tall turrets and dark high walls. The castle was cut out […]

     
  • Kawa and the story of Newroz

    Kawa and the story of Newroz

    ART & CULTURE 21 March 2015 01:55:35 no comments

    A long time ago in between the two great rivers Euphrates and Tigris there was a land called Mesopotamia. Above a small town and tucked into the side of the Zagros Mountains, there was an enormous stone castle with tall turrets and dark high walls. The castle was cut out […]

     
  • Art and Music Have a Huge Impact on the Success of the Rojava Revolution

    Art and Music Have a Huge Impact on the Success of the Rojava Revolution

    ART & CULTURE 27 January 2015 15:07:06 no comments

    Delîl Mîrsaz, is a Kurdish folk singer, and a well-known musician who has been producing traditional Kurdish music for many years. At the same time as producing traditional Kurdish music, Delîl was also carrying his weapon in the fight against ISIS terrorists in Rojava. Before the start of the Rojava […]

     
  • Refusal of imprimatur to two Kurdish writers by Ministry of Intelligence

    Refusal of imprimatur to two Kurdish writers by Ministry of Intelligence

    ART & CULTURE 28 November 2014 12:08:39 no comments

    Ministry of Intelligence in Sine and Kirmaşan (Kermanshah) refused to grant permission to two Kurdish author to print and publish their books. Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance authorities in Sine and Kirmaşan informed the printeries that they are not allowed to print writing of two Kurdish author Jalal Malak Sha and Ahmad […]

     
  • Heroines of Kobanê statues is the latest work of the famous sculptor by Hadi Ziaoddini

    Heroines of Kobanê statues is the latest work of the famous sculptor by Hadi Ziaoddini

    ART & CULTURE 21 November 2014 19:31:40 no comments

    The massive and historical resistance of Kobanê, which is leading by People’s Protection Units (YPG) and Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) freedom fighters, especially the liberation of women is admirable to the world. Now artists, writers, authors and intellectuals praise this resistance and follow the circumstances in Kobanê. Consequently, they have started to […]

     
  • Theater in Merîwan dedicated to honour of Kobanî people

    Theater in Merîwan dedicated to honour of Kobanî people

    ART & CULTURE 26 October 2014 10:19:31 no comments

    In third day of street theater in Merîwan, group of actors and actresses from Kirmaşan dedicated their play to dignity of Kobanî people. In beginning of “Perse Sur” play, it was dedicated to honour of Kobanî people followed by rejoice from spectators. Actors and actresses with colorful Kurdish outfit entered the […]

     
  • The Art and Culture Committee of KODAR condemned the inimically positions against Shahram Nazeri

    The Art and Culture Committee of KODAR condemned the inimically positions against Shahram Nazeri

    ART & CULTURE 7 June 2014 11:12:32 no comments

    Art and Culture Committee of KODAR (Democratic and Free Community of Rojhelat), Bestun Culture Centre, all of whom condemned the Iranian totalitarian groups (hostilely positions) against Shahram Nazeri by the inscription statement. The statement of the art and culture committee says that, while at the eleventh cabinet of Islamic Regime there […]

     
  • Kurdish prominent artist Abbas Kamandi passed away

    Kurdish prominent artist Abbas Kamandi passed away

    ART & CULTURE 23 May 2014 12:38:22 no comments

    The Kurdish artist, singer, writer and poet Abbas Kamandi (Ebbas Kemendî) passed away early morning on Thursday, 22th May, in a hospital in his birthplace Sine (Sanandaj), in Rojhelat. Kemendî suffered on Wednesday evening from aches in kidneys and was taken to the hospital on Thursday morning, after his heart stopped working. Other […]

     
  • Holding a poetry slam in support of Rojava gains in Sine

    Holding a poetry slam in support of Rojava gains in Sine

    ART & CULTURE, VIDEO 17 March 2014 20:40:48 no comments

    With the coming of the Kurdish national historical anniversaries, Kurds in Rojhelat (eastern Kurdistan) hold ceremonies and conferences to commemorate historical and national events of Kurdistan. A few days ago University of Sine held a poetry night with the participation of several Kurdish poets. According to Firat News Agency, on […]

     
  • Academy of Persian language and their objection to education in mother tongue

    Academy of Persian language and their objection to education in mother tongue

    ART & CULTURE 7 February 2014 15:52:50 no comments

    Ali Younesi declared that education in native languages is a part of future plans and it is being researched by the Education system of Iran, however after this claim, the Academy of Persian language and Literature reacted by calling such plan a conspiracy. Ali Younesi, the presidents’ assistance specializes in ethnicities and […]

     
  • Yarsan’s Celebaration / Xawenkar Feast

    Yarsan’s Celebaration / Xawenkar Feast

    ART & CULTURE 23 November 2013 14:32:11 no comments

    Xawenkar (Khavankar) feast considerably regarded as the most popular Yarsan’s feast. The feast is known as (Marnow) or (Xawenkar) which in Kurdish language (The Cave of Now). The cave is located in Southern Kurdistan near Rojhelat border and Perdiwar palace. It is considerably important to notice that Xawenkar manifestation of the […]

     
  • HRANA: Kurdish poet is summoned to the ministry of intelligence

    HRANA: Kurdish poet is summoned to the ministry of intelligence

    ART & CULTURE 13 November 2013 19:35:04 no comments

    HRANA, – Kiyumers Emiri Kellecuyi known as “Lak Amir”, the Kurdish poet and writer, was summoned to the Intelligence Ministry. According to the report of Human Rights Activists News Agency (HRANA), Kiyumers Emiri Kellecuyi known as Lak Amir, a famous poet and writer from Kermashan was summoned by the Ministry of […]

     
  • Kurdish director Bahman Ghobadi urges Iran to stop executing Kurds

    Kurdish director Bahman Ghobadi urges Iran to stop executing Kurds

    ART & CULTURE, KURDISTAN 13 November 2013 19:18:41 no comments

    Kurdish director Bahman Ghobadi has written an open letter to Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani, urging him to stop the execution of Kurds. The letter, posted on Ghobadi’s official Facebook page, warns the Iranian leader that the on-going hangings could lead to more acts of violence. “Your election posters still hung […]

     
  • 39 artificers were imprisoned in Kirmashan

    39 artificers were imprisoned in Kirmashan

    ART & CULTURE, KURDISTAN 17 October 2013 12:16:01 no comments

    EAST KURDISTAN, KIRMASHAN ─ 39 artists, musicians, cameramans, singers and music art practitioners in Kirmashan (Kermanshah) have been convicted to 1 year discretionary imprisonment and 10 million Riyal fine per person. Since the last year 58 artificers in Kirmaşan were arrested whom mostly working in underground music industry and wedding celebrations. Most of […]