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August, 2019

  • 24 August

    Slinfeh Festival… the town returns to be an important tourist destination

    Lattakia, SANA-Activities of Slinfeh Great festival kicked off on Friday at the Central Park of the town amid a big gathering of the families. Slinfeh is an important tourist destination …

  • 6 August

    Czech website: Apamea one of most important Roman archeological sites in Syria

    Prague, SANA- Czech Kam Se Vydat website which is specialized in tourism affirmed that Apamea archeological city is considered as one of the most important Roman archeological monuments in Syria. …

  • 6 August

    Elite singer Gorge Wassouf wins State Appreciation Award 2019

    Damascus, SANA- Elite Syrian singer Gorge Wassouf expressed pride for winning the State Appreciation Award for the year 2019, affirming that this award from his homeland Syria is a great …

July, 2019

  • 28 July

    Ugarit… Icon of kingdoms in Syrian coastal area, cradle of first alphabet

    Damascus, SANA- Ugarit occupies a significant position on the map of the ancient civilizations in the Middle East and its discovery in the first quarter of the twentieth century is …

  • 21 July

    Venezuelan Cultural Week kicks off at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts

    Damascus, SANA – The Venezuelan Cultural Week kicked off on Monday at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts, organized by the Culture Ministry and the Venezuelan Embassy. The activities began …

  • 17 July

    Cartoonist Khalil wins Excellence award in International Festival of Cartoons Tapir Czech Republic 2019

    Damascus, SANA- Syrian Cartoonist Raed Khalil won award of excellence at International Festival of Cartoons Tapir Czech Republic 2019 with the participation of 286 artists from 58 countries Khalil’s winning …

  • 15 July

    New book on Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra published in Prague  

    Prague, SANA- A new book on Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra was published in the Czech capital city of Prague under the title  “Queen Zenobia” by author Jiri Tomek. The 400-page …

  • 4 July

    Different kinds of roses adorn Green areas at international flowers fair

    Damascus, SANA-Green areas which are embroidered with the most beautiful local and imported flowers at the International Flowers Exhibition being held at Tishreen Park in Damascus until July 10th, 2019. …

  • 4 July

    UNESCO agrees to make a study to lift “old Damascus” from the list of endangered heritage

    Baku, SANA-The world Heritage Committee at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) agreed to lift “old Damascus” from the list of endangered heritage. The step came during UNESCO’s …

June, 2019

  • 29 June

    Beit al-Sharq for Heritage… development and heritage incubator for ancient Syrian crafts

    Damascus, SANA – In al-Jazmatiya area in the Damascene neighborhood of al-Midan, the visitor finds themselves in front of a human development project called Beit al-Sharq (Orient House) for Heritage, …