For the second year in row, and in collaboration with the Department of Rituals and Hussayni processions in the two holy shrines, the association of al-Zahra (peace be upon her) in the Diwaniyah province held a representative scene of what happened in the desert of Karbala on the tenth of Muharram, on the 12th of the holy month of Muharram 1440 AH, with special scenes that recall to minds the atrocities that happened to Imam al-Hussayn, his family and companions (peace be upon them), in one of the squares located on the road Najaf - Karbala.
Haj Hadi 'Atshan Simran; head of the service association of al-Zahra (peace be upon her), talked about this artistic work to Al-Kafeel Network, stating: "For the second year in a row, the association of al-Zahra (peace be upon her) prepared the artistic work to represent the tragedy of al-Taf on the holy land of Karbala during the holy month of Muharram and which embodies the tragedy and atrocities lived by Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him) and his companions and what happened to them on the tenth of Muharram in the year 61 AH."
"The work's preparation has been ongoing for more than six months after taking the fundamentalist approvals from the province of Karbala and the Hussayni processions Department of the two holy shrines of Imam al-Hussayn and of al-Abbas (peace be upon both of them), starting from equipping the tents to the metalwork and training cadres. We have started working in the Ghammas city for more than fourteen consecutive years, and this year we thought to play the representative scene on the holy land of Karbala, the land of purity, martyrdom and holiness."
For his part, the Hussayni preacher; Sayed Ali Abu Ghunayma, one of the responsible of the execution of this work, has stated: "The number of the actors to play the Umayad army is of 1200 persons, and 72 actors, to play the roles of the supporters of Imam al-Hussayn (peace be upon him), in addition to a group of women and children."
Regarding the texts preparations, he indicated: "The prepared texts were revised by a group of scholars and researchers in the city of Najaf."