Tuma Nahroyo House of Syriac Culture and Art inaugurated in Qabre Hewore, North and East Syria
QABRE HEWORE, Syria — The Culture and Art Authority of North and East Syria’s Gozarto (Jazira) Region, in cooperation with the Syriac Cultural Association, inaugurated the Tuma Nahroyo House of Syriac Culture and Art in Qabre Hewore (Al-Qahtaniyah), North and East Syria.
The inauguration was attended by representatives of Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) organizations and parties in Qabre Hewore, representatives of the Culture and Art Authority, and Father Samaan Issa of the Virgin Mary Church in Qabre Hewore.
The event began with a minute of silence for the souls of martyrs, after which the Fourth Scout Regiment Troupe presented several performances about Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) heritage.
Several officials delivered speeches, including member of the Tuma Nahroyo House of Syriac Culture and Art Thaer Ishak, who indicated that Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) culture in Beth Nahrin (Mesopotamia) has risen and fallen over the ages.
Ishak stated that the Syriac House of Culture was opened to preserve Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) culture and its legacy in Beth Nahrin and present it to other people.
The choir presented several folkloric and cultural songs, and the Inana Folkloric Troupe presented a folklore Dabkeh performance of Syriac heritage.
The attendees entered the Syriac House of Culture where the opening ribbon was cut by Ishak and Co-Chair of the Culture and Art Authority in Gozarto (Jazira) Region Elias Sido.