March 21, 2015

NEWS / TV: First Kurdish children’s TV channel in Turkey ready to air

Turkey's first Kurdish-language children's channel will start broadcasting on March 21, the date of Newroz, Turkish media reported.

Celebrated on March 21 in large areas across Asia including Persia and Central Asia, Newroz has particular significance for Turkey's Kurds with hundreds of thousands of celebrating in the countries' predominantly Southeast, East and in İstanbul.

A private network based in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır, Zarok TV, will be the first television channel in Kurdish aimed at children.

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