Syrian art bids farewell to one of its major founders, director Aladdin Kokash

Damascus, SANA-The art movement in Syria bid farewell to one of its founders, the late director Aladdin Kokash, at the age of 78, after a career that spanned more than sixty years, during which he presented dozens of works in television, theater and cinema, which gained wide fame inside and outside Syria.

The body of the deceased was escorted from Al-Razi Hospital in Damascus to its final resting place, in Mezzeh cemetery amid attendance of a number of his fans, colleagues and students.

“The Syrian art has lost one of the giants of art and drama.. Kokash was one of the founders of Syrian drama, in addition to his works in theater and cinema, and book author,” Kokash borther, Rashad said.

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