Al-Qamishli, Syria, Jan. 17, 2019. Youths play the cello during a music festival in the city of al-Qamishli near al-Hasakah, Northeastern Syria. The cultural committee of the Kurdish Autonomous Administration and the Artists Union in the al-Jazeera region sponsored the festival. About 40 musicians from the governorates of al-Hasakah, Aleppo, al-Raqqa, and Damascus participated in the festival. The cultural committee and other institutes of the Autonomous administration periodically organize music festivals and events to revive art and heritage in the Autonomous Administration-controlled areas in Northeastern Syria. Photo: Ahmad al-Berro.