Kurdistan Flag Day Celebration

8 months ago

December 17 is known and celebrated as the Kurdistan Flag Day. Our students, staff and faculty members gathered today wearing their traditional clothes, to honor Kurdistan Flag. They stood for the National Anthem of Kurdistan “Ey Reqîb” while the flag was being raised.

Kurdistan Flag is officially recognized by the Kurdistan Parliament and it is a symbol of great national pride for the people of Kurdistan. Known as “Ala Rengîn” “Colorful Flag”, The colors of the flag - from top to bottom - are red, white, green and a yellow sun at the center has 21 rays, equal in size and shape. The Red color symbolizes Kurdistan Martyrs, White for Peace, the Sun and its 21 arrays for Kurdish New Year (March 21) and Source of Life, while the Green stands for the beautiful nature of Kurdistan.

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