LATTAKIA, (SANA) – Al-Mahabba Spring Festival kicked off on Tuesday in Lattakia, organized by Lattakia Governorate, City Council, and Ashtar Foundation in cooperation with several official, civil and popular activities.
The Festival includes several economic, cultural, social, artistic, sports and vocational activities.
The opening ceremony included performances by a chorus from the Handicapped and Their Friends Association, in addition to performances by singers Anas Arnaout and Fadia Hamdan, a ballet performance by the Damascus Ballet School and al-Safa Sports Institute, and a fashion show featuring designs by Nahed Muna.
Other activities include several food, consumers products, electronics and technology exhibitions, in addition to exhibitions of handicrafts and home-made products, a farmer's market, and more.
The Festival also featured a freefall parachuting display by the Syrian Military Team, with the official parachuting competition set to be held on Wednesday along with other sports activities including football, basketball and swimming competitions.
Other upcoming activities include concerts, an open-air art exhibit, theatrical plays, seminars, and a poetry contest.