Ambassador Bakhtari participates at Afghan cultural day celebration

Afghan Cultural Center in collaboration with Afghanistan Embassy in Oslo marked and celebrated the Cultural Day of Afghanistan on 23 November 2013 in Hamar, Norway

Ambassador, Manizha Bakhtari, and Diplomats, together with nearly hundred other participants both, Afghans and Norwegians were gathered in Hamar city, outside Oslo, to remark Afghan Cultural heritages. 

Ambassador Bakhtari during her speech thanked the organizers, particularly the Head of the Afghan Cultural Organization, Mr. Hussein Poya, for efforts and hard work on putting together the event and the participants for celebrating this day with all Afghans.

Further in her speech, Ambassador Bakhtari emphasized the importance of understanding and peaceful coexistence of cultural relations in the context of situation and highlighted the importance of protecting and preserving the very old Afghan cultural norms, values and customs.

A full day event exhibited the cultural inheritance of Afghan clothes, music, art and cuisine.  The event continued with traditional live Afghan music and delightful afghan cuisine. In conclusion, Mr. Poya thanked Ambassador and the audience for participation.

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