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July, 2014

  • 2 July

    Experts begin restoring mosaics of Umayyad Mosque

    Damascus, SANA – Experts at the General Directorate of Archeology and Museums began restoring the mosaic on the outer façade of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, which was damaged by …

  • 1 July

    Artworks made of leftover objects displaced in exhibition

    Lattakia, SANA – An art exhibition showcasing works made of leftover objects is being held at the Central Library at Tishreen University in Lattakia province. Artist Rana Zahlout, whose exhibition …

June, 2014

  • 30 June

    Oil painting forum concludes activities with exhibition at Damascus Citadel

    Damascus, SANA – The Third oil painting forum concluded its activities on Monday with an exhibition at Damascus Citadel, showcasing works by 12 Syrian artists. The forum, which was titled …

  • 29 June

    “We the children” song by Elias al-Rahbani debuts at Damascus Opera House

    Damascus, SANA – Performed by Syrian children, the song “We the children”, written and composed by Elias al-Rahbani, debuted on Sunday at the Damascus Opera House. The concert, organized by …

  • 27 June

    National Song Festival held in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – National Song Festival was wrapped up Thursday at the Opera House in the presence of Minister of Information Omran al-Zoubi. The festival, held over two days, included …

  • 26 June

    Culture Ministry inaugurates music institution, library , gallery, club for children in Homs

    Homs, SANA, Ministry of Culture inaugurated Thursday ” Mohammad Abdul-Kareem” institution for music, gallery for paintings of children who won the Ministry’s competition for the year 2013, a club in …

  • 25 June

    Celebrating World Children’s Day, “Lily Blossoms Once Again” festival hosted in Homs city

    Homs, SANA – On the occasion of the World Children’s Day, the Ministry of Culture inaugurated on Wednesday the Culture House Theater in Homs city. In a statement to reporters, …

  • 25 June

    Al-Baath Vanguards organization launches Childhood Festival in Damascus old city

    Damascus, SANA – On the occasion of the International Child Day, al-Baath Vanguards Organization launched the Central Childhood Festival in Damascus on Wednesday. The two-day event is held at al-Azem …

  • 25 June

    Introspecting violence, Syrian short film wins Tolva Jury award

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian short film “The Man Who Made a Movie” won the award of Tolva Festival that has concluded its activities recently in Italy. The film, directed …

  • 25 June

    UNESCO to set up center to monitor Syria’s heritage

    Damascus, SANA – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has started work to set up a center to observe and assess the situation of cultural heritage in …