Bethnahrin Patriotic Union in Iraq to hold Akitu celebration

MOSUL, Iraq — The Bethnahrin Patriotic Union in Iraq (Huyodo D-Bethnahrin Athroyo, HBA) announced holding the annual celebration of Akitu New Year on 1st April.

Via Facebook, the HBA declared that the festival will take place on Saturday, at the Dayro d-Mor Mattai (Mor Mattai Monastery), on Mount Alfaf in northern Iraq, 20 kilometers northeast of Mosul.


The event will start from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

It will also include traditional and folklore songs by artist Okar Edwar.