Updated Program Kurdistan Culture Week, 23/9 – 25/9

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On the occasion of the 2nd edition of the Kurdish Cultural Week in Brussels, a march with traditional costumes, music, and with a couple riding horses like done during weddings went through the center of the city.

Program Kurdistan Culture Week, 23/9 – 25/9

Friday (23/9):
9-12h: Flemish Parliament, international conference about the right to education in the mother language for Kurds (Erasmus+ project of the Kurdish Institute)
Register with name + date of birth via mc@kurdishinstitute.be
15-16h Traditional Kurdish wedding procession
16-17h: Concert Khan Brothers
17-17h30: ‘fashion show’ of 20 traditional Kurdish dresses (10 for men, 10 for women), brought from different municipalities in Bakûr. In the next days, these clothes can be tried by participants in a separate tent.
17.30-18.30 Concert Ali Ciwan & Sultan Kotluk
19h Vernissage expo Aurore Belot (photographer) and Djamila Gassoian (painter) at GC Ten Noey
21h30 film at Cinéma Aventure: Memories on stone (Shawkat Amin)

Saturday (24/9):
11h-12h: book presentation at Kurdish tent – De Koerden, het grootste volk op aarde zonder eigen land (Hugo Van Rompaey)
12-13h: Theater group (Street performance by Kurdish and French artists about the situation in the Kurdish region in Turkey) – La compagnie Bien A Vous – Armanç Kerboranî, Le titre : “Poétique de l’hommage aux martyrs’’
13-14h: dance course by Petra, traditional Kurdish dancing
14h-15h30: concert Jaune Toujours
16h-17h: concert – Musique et traditions des Andes (Kawari asbl) (Bolivian group)
17u-17u30 folklore (traditional Kurdish dancing)
17u30-18u30 Concert Swingzapoppin, world music
19u-20u30 Concert Lawje
21h30: film at Cinéma Aventure, Come to my voice (Huseyin Karabey)

Sunday (25/9):
10-12h: Workshop for children by Ateliers du Soleil asbl
Kobanê : Reconstruction of a city destroyed by war by children’s drawings
12h-13h: book presentation at Kurdish tent (Solidarity Committee of Rojava, Bart Peeters – Democratisch federalisme, een alternatief voor het kapitalistische wereldsysteem)
13-14: folklore (traditional Kurdish dancing)
14-15h: dance course by Petra, traditional Kurdish dancing
15-16.30h: Dengbêj, traditional Kurdish storytelling
17-18h: concert Mustafa Aydin, Feyzi Evînî
18h30-19h30 : concert Assyrian folklore group