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The Smile of Hope

   “It is amazing, in front of the collapsed Buddhas, we come together to celebrate hope with young people, our hardworking and highly active promising generation. I am sure we can make it, because it is our responsibility, our mission, … Continue reading

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The Hope Generation

On the sunny morning of August 11th 2016, a large number of men and women, mostly young people gathered at the Kockah Palace conference Hall, on the east bank of Kokcha River. They were impatiently waiting for the cultural event … Continue reading

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Passions in Nursery

  “Young people and children are the greatest potential of any nation. Only by educating and and supporting a competent generation we insure our future prosperity.” Says Nasima Timori, the head of the Jawzjan Nursery, where they are taking care … Continue reading

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Kids and Ramadan

 A huge part of human culture and traditions are rooted in religions. Many of globally accepted festivals once were religious ceremonies limited to particular communities. Like many other nations, a huge part of cultural customs in Afghanistan are also rooted … Continue reading

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Tourism Industry and Cultural Exchange

         The tourism industry is a big part of modern economics, most nations invest in the tourism industry to attract people from all around of the world to get to know their countries. The importance of tourism … Continue reading

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Art and Hope in Dara-e-Noor

      The district Dara-e-Noor is a secure and peaceful district of Nangarhar. The district is located in northern part of the province. Common languages in Dara-e-Noor district are Pashto and Pashayi. Agriculture is the main way of earning … Continue reading

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Bangle Seller of Balkh

Afghanistan is not only important because of its geopolitical location which connects east, west, south and central Asian countries.  But it is also a crossroad of different cultures and civilizations. You can see a sign of different cultures among people … Continue reading

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Spring in Mazar

My beloved, Mullah Ma’mad Jan, let’s go to Mazar together To watch the plains of red roses and to touch the tulip flower The couplet is a very famous and iconic poem appeared in many folkloric song’s lyrics for many … Continue reading

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Second Sikhs-Muslim Cultural Dialogue

Breaking trust and cutting inter-community connections are among the worst outcomes of war and instability, which might lead to chaos and social catastrophes; initiating cultural dialogues and cultural exchange are efficient tools in rebuilding trust and reviving connections among communities.

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A very Happy Day for Khadija

  When Khadija woke up, felt she is happier than on other days. She was looking forward to watch a puppet theater performance for the first time. The day before she received an invitation which asked her and her family … Continue reading

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