Kurdistan Flag Day


Kurdistan Flag Day December 17 of each year is the Kurdistan Flag Day, designated by the Kurdistan Region Parliament in 2009. In this context, the Dean of Students of Tishk International University held a ceremony commemorating this day on December 16, 2021. The Kurdish flag’s main characteristic is the blazing golden sun emblem (Roj in Kurdish) at its center. The emblem’s sun disk has 21 rays, equal in size and shape, with the single odd beam at the top and the two even rays on the bottom. Number 21 is venerated, standing for rebirth/renaissance in the ancient Kurdish religion. Red symbolizes the blood [...]