Kabul – Taliban’s Information and Culture Department celebrated the tenth Purple Flower Festival on Gulghundi Hill in Parwan on Monday, March 28 without the participation of women. The festival was titled as “Tenth National Poetry of the Purple Flower”.
According to Shamsulhaq Siddiqui, Taliban’s Information and Culture Head for Parwan province, a number of Taliban senior members, poets, and writers participated in the festival. In addition, a bunch of agricultural products was also exhibited during the festival.
In previous years, poetry readings, music performances, paintings, entertainment programs, exhibitions of handicrafts, and agriculture products were the main agendas of the Purple Flower Festival on Gulghundi Hill with the participation of women. However, this year the festival was arranged and celebrated without the presence of women.
Gulghundi Hill is one of the recreational areas with magnificent landscapes, full of purple flowers during the spring season. It is located in Charikar city, the capital of Parwan province.
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Source: Hasht-e Subh Daily