March 16, 2015

KRG-US represents Kurdistan at annual Nowruz Commission Gala in Washington

Washington, DC, USA ( – The Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in the United States (KRG-US) joined nine other diplomatic missions in Washington on Saturday, March 14 to celebrate at the annual Nowruz Commission Gala.naabat

KRG US Representation directors and staff displayed Kurdish carpets, crafts, photos, and artwork at a station alongside displays from Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkey. The night also included a musical ensemble with instruments from countries celebrating Nowruz. Among the musicians was Najat Abdullah, KRG-US Director of Culture and Community Affairs. In addition to his capacity as a director, Mr. Abdullah is an accomplished professional oud player.

The annual Gala brings countries together to celebrate the coming of spring, as well as raise money for a number of charities around the world.

Read of PDF of this press release here.
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