Pictures from the Assyrian New Year Celebration in Syria

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Photos Taken By Mr. Bassem Tellawi

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Archbishop Mar Afram Athaniel and Archbishop Dionysius Behnan Jajjawi

Archbishop Mar Afram Athaniel and Archbishop Dionysius Behnan Jajjawi, and the Church Choir on the church-like stage built for the purpose of marriage ceremonies on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
Nanar Younan and Osama Moushe Yakhanis

Nanar Younan, left, representing an ancient Assyrian queen of 7th century B.C, Shamiram, or Semiramis, and Osama Moushe Yakhanis, right, representing an ancient Assyrian king, ride a two-wheeled ancient Assyrian-styled war royal chariot, drawn by a horse through a designed gate resembling the ancient Gates of Ishtar, on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
Nanar Younan and Osama Moushe Yakhanis

Nanar Younan, left, representing an ancient Assyrian queen of 7th century B.C, Shamiram, or Semiramis, and Osama Moushe Yakhanis , right, representing an ancient Assyrian king, ride a two-wheeled ancient Assyrian-styled war royal chariot, drawn by a horse on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
Nanar Younan and Osama Moushe Yakhanis

Nanar Younan, left, representing an ancient Assyrian queen of 7th century B.C, Shamiram, or Semiramis, and Osama Moushe Yakhanis , right, representing an ancient Assyrian king, ride a two-wheeled ancient Assyrian-styled war royal chariot, drawn by a horse on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
Nanar Younan and Osama Moushe Yakhanis

Nanar Younan, left, representing an ancient Assyrian queen of 7th century B.C, Shamiram, or Semiramis, and Osama Moushe Yakhanis, right, representing an ancient Assyrian king, ride a two-wheeled ancient Assyrian-styled war royal chariot, drawn by a horse on Monday, April 1, 2002.

 
The Assyrian Folk Dance Group of Khabour

The Assyrian Folk Dance Group of Khabour celebrating the Assyrian New Year and the Wedding Festivities on Monday, April 1, 2002.

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Assyrian New Year Celebration in Syria - 6752

Assyrian New Year Celebration in the Homeland - 6752

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