Syrian refugee children stage play in Turkey
AA PhotoSyrian refugee children in the southeastern Turkish province of Şanlıurfa have staged a multilingual theatre play about the ongoing war in their country, Anadolu Agency reported on April 9.
The “Spring Event” of the Süleyman Şah El Velih Primary School, organized by local officials in a sports hall in the border town of Akçakale, featured the play including Arabic and Turkish sketches.
Students also staged traditional dances, recited poems and exhibited their paintings as part of the event.
Akçakale District Governor Eyüp Fırat, who hosted the event, said such activities play a key role in helping refugee children to cope with the trauma of being forced to leave their native lands.
Turkish officials thanked teachers and students for the event and presented them with gifts after the performance, according to the report.