Thousands attend music, folklore performances — Tourism Ministry

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The music and folklore events, which are part of Urdun Jannah, started on July 14 and will run until the end of September. (Photo: Twitter)
AMMAN — A “remarkable” number of people, estimated in the thousands, attended musical and folkloric events and performances held over the last two weeks as part of the domestic tourism program Urdun Jannah, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

Organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Jordan Tourism Board, Urdun Jannah promotes domestic tourism to touristic and archeological sites across the Kingdom.

The events, including shows and concerts, were held at several locations, including the square of Karak Castle, the recreational complex in Aqaba, the Umm Qais Visitors Center in Irbid, Al-Sila village in Tafileh, and Uqba bin Nafeh Square in Salt.

The ministry, in a press statement on Saturday, said several trips had been organized to help people attend the events.

The music and folklore events, which are free to attend, started on July 14 and will run until the end of September, the statement said.

The goal of the events is to promote tourism in the governorates, by establishing bazaars for charities and educating the public about tourist destinations. The ministry also hopes to empower local communities, the statement said.

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