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Childhood Joy Festivity Reflects Happiness and Pleasure during Adha Eid.

Damascus Citadel iscelebrating Adha Eid through holding the 2nd "Childhood Joy Festivity" which mixes all types of entertainment and cultural activties through various children games such as the electric train and swings, in addition to theatrical shows, films, folkloric dances and entertainment shows.

Director of the Festivity, Malak Yasin said that new activities are being held in the framework of the festivity which is organized for the second year in a row such as the cinematic and theatrical shows, in addition to the sculpture workshops.

She added that all the products of the workshops will be a gift from the Ministry of Culture to Damascus Citadel.

She indicated that the festivity has witnessed a huge turn out during Adha Eid as the number of the children who participated in it has significantly increased in comparison with the last year.

She said that the increase in the number of the participants has been due to the suitable activities provided not only to the children, but also to their parents.

Technical Supervisor of the Festivity, Rami Issa said that the preparations for the event this year took about a month including the rehearsals for the theatrical shows and preparing the suitable atmosphere for the exhibitions and workshops.

The activities held by the Ministry of Culture at Damascus Citadel vary to include an environmental exhibition and interactive environmental activities.

Artistic workshops are also being held atthe internal and external hallways of the Citadel, in addition to the puppet theatre and shadow theatre.

The festivity opens everyday during Adha Eid from 11:00 am till 10:00 pm.

Damascus Citadel was chosen for holding the Festivity to allow the children and their parents to get more acquainted with this magnificent great cultural monument.

R.

al-Jazaeri

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