Zain Iraq sponsors the 6th edition of the Babylon Festival for International Cultures & Arts

Zain Iraq sponsors the 6th edition of the Babylon Festival for International Cultures & Arts


For the fourth year running, Zain Iraq, part of the Zain Group, a leading telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, sponsored the Babylon Festival for International Cultures & Arts in its sixth edition. The sponsorship of this year’s occurrence, titled "Assyria in Babylon", is an important demonstration of Zain Iraq’s commitment to issues that are of interest to the Iraqi community as well as its determination to contribute to the preservation of the country’s culture and heritage.

The festival, which was held in the city of Babylon from the 17th till the 24th of March, took place at the Babylonian theater which welcomed a wide range of participants from different walks of life, including musicians, artists, writers, and thinkers. The festival included cultural performances that reflected Iraqi culture as well as others from around the world. It especially shed light on the Babylonian culture, a centerpiece of Iraq’s heritage and civilization throughout the ages.

The Babylon Festival for International Cultures & Arts was attended by thousands of visitors, posing an impeccable opportunity to bring different segments of Iraqi society together through art and music. It also sheds light on the great civilization and history of Mesopotamia, contributing to uniting the national community in preserving heritage, which should be a major source of Iraqi pride.