Date :Sunday, November 8th, 2015 | Time : 13:30 |ID: 22456 | Print

“Tarateel Sajjadiyyah” Int’l Festival Kicks Off in Karbala

SHAFAQNA-The second edition of “Tarateel Sajjadiyyah” international festival started on November 7 in the holy city of Karbala.

According to, the program has been organized on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Sajjad (AS), the fourth infallible Imam (AS).
The opening ceremony of the festival was held at the courtyard of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine with the participation of representatives from different Arab and Muslim countries, including scholars and intellectuals, religious and judiciary figures, authors, and members of institutes for humanitarian affairs.
Seyyed Jmalddin Shahrestani, head of the festival’s committee and supervisor of the international event, said that “Imam Sajjad’s (AS) Treaties of Rights; Method and Principle” is the motto of this edition of the festival.
Among the objectives of the program is to clarify the noble concepts of “Treaties of Rights”, the everlasting heritage of the Imam (AS), he added.
Shahrestani also stated that the three-day festival includes various research and scholarly meetings, book fair and photography competition.
The first edition of the festival was held by The Imam Mahdi Association of Marjaeya (I.M.A.M.) in cooperation with the Astan of Imam Hussein’s (AS) holy shrine in 2014.
The second edition has been attended by representatives from Lebanon, Tunisia, Iran, Bahrain, France, Switzerland, Germany, America and Iraq.

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