The 6th edition of the Imam Hassan Mujtaba (AS) Festival will be held in Iraq during the holy month of Ramadan.
(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - The 6th edition of the Imam Hassan Mujtaba (AS) Festival will be held in Iraq during the holy month of Ramadan.According to Al-Kafil network, the event is slated to be held on July 12-14, concurrent with the third Imam’s (AS) birth anniversary. It will be jointly organized in Babil province of Iraq by the Astans (custodianships) of the holy shrines of Imam Hussein (AS) and Hazrat Abbas (AS) in cooperation with the Quranic Studies Faculty of the University of Babil and the Shia Awqaf Authority of Iraq. The festival, which is annually held, aims to promote the Seerah of Imam Hassan (AS) and clarify the Imam’s (AS) political, cultural and religious thoughts. A meeting of the festival’s overseeing committee has been held recently to discuss the plans for the cultural and religious event. The meeting was chaired by Sayyid Leyth Mousawi, an official with the Astan of Hazrat Abbas (AS)./129