The first Women’s Folklore Festival took place in Raqqa on Sunday with the slogan “Our traditions are enlivened by diverse communities”.
Hundreds of women from Tabqa, Raqa, Dêrazorê and Manbij attended the festival. Cultural and artistic activities and folkloric costumes for women in the Euphrates Region were exhibited. Photographs and pictures showing the struggles of women were on display.
There was also a musical concert, as well as theatre performances describing the difficulties faced by women during the ISIS occupation.