SHAFAQNA – The 13th edition of “Rabee’ Al-Shahadah” (spring of martyrdom) international festival will be organized by the Astans (custodianships) of the holy shrines of Imam Hussein (AS) and Hazrat Abbas (AS) starting from April 30 in Karbala, Iraq.
The international cultural program will continue until May 2.
A group of researchers, religious and academic figures and intellectuals from different countries will participate in the festival.
Information on various activities of the previous editions of the program has been published in a book by the information committee of the festival.
The committee will also publish brochures and magazines as well as interviews with the participants in the festival.
The international event will include Quranic sessions, poetry reading and literary sessions, book fairs and special programs for women.