The events of the 14th World Cultural Festival of the Martyrdom's Spring held by the Imam al-Hussayn's (p) and al-Abbas's (p) holy shrines under the slogan "By al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) we make revolution and by the fatwa we are victorious", witnessed extensive media coverage of more than 50 media outlets from inside and outside Iraq. They were able to cover the activities of the festival through the various media, as well as electronic newspapers and social networking sites, which was widely praised by the festival's followers.
This was confirmed by the head of the Media Committee and the Assistant-Head of the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs Department at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine, Sayed. 'Aqeel Abdul Hussain Al-Yasiri. "It is the responsibility of our committee to coordinate with all the media that wish to cover the festival's activities and to facilitate all its difficulties, starting from its opening until its closing ceremony. Hence, we issued special permits for the work of media brothers, whether local or international, as part of the efforts of the Media Committee, to have a comprehensive media coverage of all the events that accompany the festival, which has achieved great successes in the last 13 years, until it became a festival that characterized the province of Karbala in particular and Iraq in general. "
He added: "Among the facilities provided at this edition is the live broadcast provided by AlKafeel Center for Photography and Artistic Production of the events with high quality image and without a logo, enabling the TV channels of its transmission and only sending its reporters, and Karbala satellite TV channel has been significant in the broadcast of events within a schedule that does not intersect with its programs.
Our department has also set up a specialized media staff to document and convey the events of the festival directly through the official site of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine through the website of the festival: https://rabee.alkafeel.net/index.php or through AlKafeel Global Network. "
Indicating: "The media has diversified in several ways, contributing to highlight the festival, including:
1 - Satellite TV channels.
2 - Local TV channels.
3 - Satellite and Local Radios.
4 - Websites.
5 - Newspapers.
6 - Electronic newspapers.
7 - Social networking sites.
On the other hand, the official of the Information Department at the Holy Shrine of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him); Sayed. Jamal al-Shahristani, pointed out that "the number of media people who attended the festival was more than 80 media specialists, to whom we provided all they need in their media work, in addition that the media committee of the festival had provided them with spaces to relax and accommodation for media professionals coming from outside the province of Karbala. "