As every year, we dedicate March to the History and Culture of the Kurdish people. Follow us throughout the month as we present various historical and cultural facts, with a focus on language and literature.
Join us on our voyage through Kurdish History! During the entire month of March we'll share milestones of the history of Kurdish people. Check out our first clip! Please share and repost and celebrate #KurdishHistoryMonth ❤️☀️💚with us. pic.twitter.com/CQBIItIWxu
— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 1, 2022
On March 1, 1979, 43 years ago, Mustafa #Barzani passed away. He was one of the most important leaders of the Kurdish people in their struggle for liberation.#KurdishHistoryMonth ❤️☀️ pic.twitter.com/RCmfCHQG1b
— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 1, 2022
We'd like to highlight Kurdish language in all its nuances. In this slideshow we've collected the most important facts on Kurdish dialects and languages.
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 2, 2022
From left to right or from right to left? Doesn't matter, in Kurdish you can write both ways. Learn more in today's post on Kurdish history.
— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 4, 2022
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We continue our journey into Kurdish Language by exploring a bit of literary history and its most important writers. Who would you suggest as a contemporary Kurdish writer or poet?
— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 9, 2022
Our office teddy bear Paul wanted to celebrate #KurdishDressDay with us! Today is all about honouring and taking pride in our rich and diverse culture by wearing traditional clothes.
— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 10, 2022
52 years ago the Autonomy Agreement was signed by Kurdish representatives and the Iraqi govt. But this agreement was not enough. It was a long process until Iraqi Kurdistan became an autonomous region. Here are the key moments.
— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 11, 2022
Today we celebrate the birth of the father of the Kurdish liberation movement. #MustafaBarzani was born 119 years ago and throughout his life he fought against oppression and for freedom. March can really be nothing other than #KurdishHistoryMonth ❤️☀️💚
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 14, 2022
This week we'd like to commemorate a tragic side of Kurdish history. During the so-called Anfal campaign from 1986 to 1989 an estimated 100,000 Kurdish civilians were killed by troops of the Ba'athist regime in Iraq.#KurdishHistoryMonth #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/XcfKrJzoqG
— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 15, 2022
On this day we pay tribute to the thousands of innocent lives that were lost in Halabja.
On March 16, 1988 the city was attacked with chemical weapons by the Iraqi Army. #NeverForget
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 16, 2022
Today we’d like to present some information on how you can learn more about Kurdish language and its dialects.
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 17, 2022
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"Mem û Zîn" is the great epos of Kurdish literature. Today we would like to recommend its adaptation for children by author and friend @Perixan7.
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 23, 2022
We’ve received some very typical Newroz impressions from the Kurdistan Region this week. We have to share them with you!
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 24, 2022
Cinema is a form of language. That's why we'd like to present a contemporary Kurdish-Austrian director, whose work has already left a mark in the international film landscape. Find her work here 👉https://t.co/1nIXLjp9RH
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 25, 2022
This woman was an inspiration for generations of Kurdish authors. Meet Mastura Ardalan, the female pioneer of Kurdish literature.
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 28, 2022
Attention German Speakers🇦🇹🇩🇪🇨🇭
Heute möchten wir einen Schatz der kurdischen Kultur und Literatur präsentieren: Märchen! Dieses buch enthält 5 Fabeln, die auf Deutsch übersetzt wurden.
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— KRG Austria (@KRG_Austria) March 29, 2022