Location: Taiz, Yemen
Duration : 00:02:41
Restriction: A24 clients
During the holy month of Ramadan, the Culture Office in Taiz holds Ramadan evenings event under the theme “lift blockade on Taiz”. The event includes different performances such as singing, acting, and cultural competitions that provide winners with financial rewards. The head of the office, Abdul Khaleq Seif, said that they seek to spread hope amid the bleak conditions that Taiz is going through, adding that the event is held on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during Ramadan. He also added that cultural activities and events will be held on the days of Eid al-Fitr, a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims.
-Soundbite (The head of the office, Abdul Khaleq Seif):
“The cultural office of Taiz holds this event weekly on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays during the month of Ramadan. It includes singing and comedy performances, in addition to financial rewards. It is themed “lift blockade on Taiz” in hopes we could draw attention to this city to lift the blockade.
Soundbite (Osama Al qadi – citizen):
“This event brought happiness to the people of Taiz who live in bad conditions imposed due to the blockade.”