Kurdistan TV Interview at Kurdish Museum

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This unique collection is at the Kurdish Exile Museum in Stockholm, Sweden. Our collection consist of more than 1000 items of Kurdish handiwork objects. Some Kurdish coins belonging to the Kurdish dynasties up to 1100 years old. Many hundred rare literary works. The exhibition is a major cultural resource for Kurdish students in Sweden and for academics researchers across the Europe/world. The museum is run by volunteers and by some of the Sara`s Book Club members, by Kurdish writers and intellectuals. Some of them: Firat Ceweri, Board member of Swedish Pen, Pervine Jameel, Founder of Kurdish Bureau For Liasion and Information Brussels, Kurdo Baksi, Author and Social Debater, Ismail Besikci, Author, Sociologist, Dr Susanne Drake, Board Member of Foundation For Kurdish Library and Museum in Stockholm (Our Foundation).

A permanent exhibition hall is under construction and all works for this is run by volunteers.

BACKGROUND

The Kurdish Publishing House SARA (formed in 1987) has for three decades worked continuously with the publication, collection and distribution of Kurdish literature. The book publishing works has also been conducted with support from The Swedish National Council for Cultural Affairs (Kulturrådet) since 1987:
http://www.saradistribution.com/saraBooks2.htm

SARA distribution is the main supplier of Kurdish literature for Swedish university and public libraries. Internationally, SARA has built up the majority of Kurdish book collections with the regular annual shipments to the Library of Congress in Washington, the Widener Library of Harvard University, Columbia University. China National Library etc. It means tens of thousands of titles on each these libraries. SARA has also contributed to smaller but significant collections such as University of California Berkeley, New York Public Library, Bibliotheka Alexandrina in Egypt, etc.

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