Kurdish clothing market thrives in Akre ahead of Eid al-Adha

"The Kurdish clothing market in Akre is bustling with the approach of the holidays. On the day of Eid, we dress in Kurdish clothes to proudly display our national identity."
Senior citizens with traditional Kurdish attire in Akre. (Photo: Kurdistan 24)
Senior citizens with traditional Kurdish attire in Akre. (Photo: Kurdistan 24)

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – With the arrival of religious and national holidays, the Kurdish clothing market in the Kurdistan Region, particularly in Akre, is experiencing a significant surge in activity.

The tradition of wearing Kurdish attire during holidays, a practice rooted in ancestral customs, continues to be embraced by both the young and the old.

Mustafa Jarjis, a local shopper, highlighted the vibrant atmosphere. "The Kurdish clothing market in Akre is bustling with the approach of the holidays. On the day of Eid, we dress in Kurdish clothes to proudly display our national identity," Jarjis told Kurdistan24's correspondent Ari Hussein.

Echoing this sentiment, another buyer, Dasko Hassan, noted the resilience of the tradition despite the seasonal heat. "Even though Eid al-Adha has come during this hot weather, you can see the market is thriving. Citizens are flocking to buy Kurdish clothes," Hassan said.

The demand for Kurdish clothing spikes with each religious and national occasion, reflecting the enduring cultural heritage passed down through generations.

As the holidays approach, the markets become lively hubs where the rich tradition of Kurdish attire is celebrated and continued.