Media Dept. at Seiyun University.
Seiyun University President, Dr. Mohamed ‘Ashoor Alkathiri, participates this evening at Bakatheer Hall at the Dept. of Culture in Seiyun. Other University participants are several scholars: Dr. Ahmad Ebaidun, Dr. Ali Hasan al- Aidarus, Mr. Ali Ahmad Baraja. The cermony is preceded by a symposium on the Local Hadhrami Dan. In this symposium Local Dan importance has been thoroughly discussed and how the Dan is to be included and presented in the UNESCO Human Cultural Heritage. The Seiyun Dept. of Culture effectively organized these important activities in which the Minister of Culture himself respectfully attended these activities and assured the community the Ministry”s constant support.
The Seiyun University President, on the other hand, gave a brief speech about the term, roots, and position of the Local Dan as a rich part of the world art and music. Therefore, Hadhrami Local Dan, according to the University President understanding, should get more attendence from UNESCO. The University President appreciates highly the great efforts made by the Seiyun Dept. of Culture. He emphasizes the importance of the relationship between the University and the civil society. He expresses the University sincere support to the Yemeni culture and the Hadhrami culture in particular.
Seiyun, Hadhramout, Yemen.