Building community to celebrate Kurdish culture

ABOUT THE KURDISH PROJECT

The Kurdish Project is a cultural-education initiative to raise awareness of Kurds and Kurdistan through grant-making, campaigns, storytelling, information, and news.

FEATURED ARTICLE

Kurdish Newroz

Kurds celebrate Newroz (alternatively pronounced Nowruz in Iran, as phonetic spelling varies) as their New Year’s Day on March 20th, the first day of Spring. Newroz originated in Persia in the religious tradition of...

PERSONAL STORY

WHERE IS KURDISTAN?

Where is “Kurdistan”?

Kurdistan is not a country, but the map of the Kurdish region includes the geographical region in the Middle East wherein the Kurdish people have historically established a prominent population and unified cultural identity...