Yadi Slemani: An Event to Celebrate Sulaimani Memorial Day | The American University of Iraq Sulaimani

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Yadi Slemani: An Event to Celebrate Sulaimani Memorial Day

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 14:30

The Action Group (TAG) organized an event to celebrate the Sulaimani Memorial Day (Yadi Slemani) in collaboration with the Zna Music Group.

On Sunday, November 13, 2016, The Action Group organized an event to celebrate the Sulaimani Memorial Day (Yadi Slemani) at AUIS. To commemorate the city that is famous for it's culture, Ms. Gaziza Omer Ali, a director and actress gave a keynote speech on women's role in drama and theatre. Another actor and TV host, Mr. Aso Omer Swara, then gave a presentation on Sulaimani. The event also featured a music performance by the Zna Group,  a poetry reading by AUIS students Solin Salahalddin and Gardinya Jutyar, and a documentary on Amay Jola, a successful Kurdish businesswoman, who is famous for her Baklawa. Students and guests were asked to come in their traditional Kurdish clothes, to honor the culture of the city.