As in every year, with the first day of the holy month of Sha'ban, the month of the auspicious birth anniversaries of Ahl Al-Bayt (peace be upon them), the Al-Abbas's holy shrine like usual is decorated to show the joy and festivity, as the relevant departments have started decorating the holy sanctuary to reflect the festive atmosphere of this holy month in all the corridors of the holy shrine, in order to bring joy and happiness to the lovers and followers of Ahl Al-Bayt (peace be upon them). Garlands roses were put in the entrances and exits of the holy shrine, colored lamps were enlightened and banners were hung to show the greatness of these days on the occasion of the auspicious birth anniversaries of Imam Al-Hussayn, Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas and Imam As-Sajjad (peace be upon them). The two holy shrines have also welcomed since early morning hours the flows of visitors coming to perform the rituals of the Ziyarat and prayer because of the great reward during this holy month.
On the other hand, the Al-abbas's (p) holy shrine has announced the completion of all preparations for the twelfth edition of the Internal Cultural Festival of Martyrdom Spring, which will be launched tomorrow Tuesday the 2nd of Sha'ban 1437AH corresponding to the 10th of May 2016 under the slogan: "Imam Al-Hussayn; the freedom lantern and the martyrdom beacon." the welcoming banners were hung to welcome the festival guests, which comes within the exceptional efforts of the holy shrines' staff for the success of this international carnaval, which is held on the birth anniversaries of the Mohammadian moons by presenting it in a moder way commensurate with the status of the two holy shrine and the auspicious occasion for which it is organized.
It is worth mentioning that the International cultural festival of the martyrdom spring, held by the two general secretaries of the holy shrines of Imam Al-Hussayn and Al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them) every year to celebrate the birth anniversaries of the grand son of the Great Prophet (Allah's prayers be upon him and his holy Household) , his brother Aba Al-Fadl Al-Abbas and Imam As-Sajjad Zayn Al-'Abideen (peace be upon all of them), is one of the cultural and religious festivals set up and sponsored annually by the two general secretaries of the holy shrines, and which is a part of their activities to educate the community by increasing the intellectual and religious consciousness in general and to highlight the impacts and results of the Hussayni revolution, which is still after 14 centuries, give to the humanity the true ideology in fighting the oppression, defeating the falsehood and installing justice.