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largest canvas of Ocalan being drawn in Afrin

AFRIN – Six female painters in Afrin canton have begun painting a portrait of the Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan on the largest canvas in Afrin canton.

Expressing their love and attachment to the thought and philosophy of the leader of the Kurdish people Abdullah Ocalan,

the activities demanding the disclosure of the health status of Ocalan, members of the Creativity Center for Fine Arts in Afrin and in coordination with the Youth and Sports Authority in Afrin canton have begun painting a picture of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan on a canvas.

The six women working on the canvas have brought on 2nd of November their equipment and painting to Azadi Square in the center of the canton. According to the painters, the painting is 5 meters long and 3 meters wide.

Since the beginning of the event, the canvas was widely approved of and the painters were greatly encouraged to proceed through visits by members of institutions, bodies and people of canton.

It is scheduled to be finished in the next few days and the painting will be placed in one of the public squares in the area.

It is worth mentioning that Creativity Center for Fine Arts was opened in May 15, under the auspices of the Culture Authority in Afrin canton contributing to develop many talents of different ages.

This event is the first of its kind in Afrin canton.