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Festival at Damascus Citadel
Festival at Damascus Citadel

Syrians` Festivities

(Dp-news – Sana)

SYRIA- The "Syria is Fine" festival at Damascus Citadel kicked off on Friday evening with the participation of hundreds of Syrians and the presence of Syrian and Arab political and media figures.

The three-day festival began with an unveiling of a panoramic mosaic of President Bashar al-Assad on the wall of Damascus Citadel. The mosaic, measuring 35 by 8 meters, consists of smaller photos of President al-Assad forming the panoramic image.

A number of Syrian and Arab political and media figures and artist were honroed during the event for their support of Syria and role in uncovering the conspiracy against it, in addition to a screening of a short movie depicting the recent events in Syria and performances by the Jullanar troupe.



In a statement to SANA, Dr. Ali al-Shoaibi said that he believes that the conspiracy is nearing its end and that it will be over soon, affirming that Syria will emerge victorious, adding "Islam will be the first victor because they attempted to distort and damage it."

In turn, Chairman of the Committee for Protecting the Homeland and the Citizen Ahmad Sheikho said that being Syrian is cause for pride, and that honest people rallied to defend the country's unity in its time of need, adding that he also believes that the conspiracy is over.

Other accompanying activities included a gallery featuring old photographs of Syria and new photos from the beginning of the crisis featuring martyrs and events that were organized.

The second day of the festival will include a debate, musical and artistic performances by children, and a concert.

In Damascus too, Thousands of Syrians gathered on Friday evening at Bab Touma Square in Damascus to show support for the comprehensive reform program and denounce the conspiracy against Syria and misleading media campaigns.

Participants carried Syrian flags and signs affirming national unity and saluting the Syrian army and recited patriotic songs.

Another festivity took place in Tishreen Park in Damascus, where hundreds participated in a popular festivity at park's theatre that included a performance by singer Thaer al-Ali.

In Tartous, The youth group of "Syria is Fine" held a national festivity to show support to the reform program led by President Bashar al-Assad, the national unity and to express rejection of the foreign interference to undermine Syria's security and stability.

At the other hand, the National Unity Youth Convoy in Tartous organized a parade of cars in Sheikh Badr region and honored the families of martyrs in support of the comprehensive reform program and rejection of plots against Syria and conspirators.

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