Culture & Arts

February, 2017

  • 14 February

    Damascus Week for Organ Musical Instrument kicks off

    Damascus, SANA – The 1st edition of “Damascus Pipe Organ Week”, organized by the International Holy Land Organ Festival and the Higher Institute of Music, kicked off at Dar al-Assad for ...

  • 12 February

    Alef Noon Gallery hosts “Fifth Jadal” (Debate) exhibition 2017

    Damascus, SANA – Alef Noon Gallery hosts “Fifth Jadal” (Debate) exhibition 2017, showcasing the artifacts of Sculptor Ghazwan Allaf and Plastic Artist Jumaa al-Nazhan in an artistic humanitarian synthesis which ...

January, 2017

  • 22 January

    Culture Minister: The destruction of façade of Roman Theatre and Tetrapylon in Palmyra is a war crime

    Damascus, SANA – Culture Minister Mohammad al-Ahmad affirmed that the destruction of the façade of the Roman Theatre and the Tetrapylon in the archeological site of Palmyra by ISIS terrorists ...

  • 20 January

    Culture Ministry: International community must shoulder its responsibility to protect Palmyra’s archeological sites

    Damascus, SANA – The Culture Ministry said that the destruction of archeological monuments in Palmyra being carried out by ISIS constitutes a crime against humanity. In a statement issued on ...

  • 20 January

    ISIS destroys the façade of the Roman Theatre and Tetrapylon in Palmyra… UNESCO condemns

    Homs, SANA – Local sources in Tadmur (Palmyra) city in the eastern countryside of Homs told SANA on Friday that ISIS terrorist organizations has destroyed the façade of the Roman ...

  • 15 January

    Premier Khamis stresses government’s keenness to develop cultural and artistic movement

    Damascus, SANA – Prime Minister Imad Khamis stressed the importance of the artistic movement in the country in terms of contributing to consolidating enlightenment thinking and confronting Takfiri mentality. His ...

  • 6 January

    Wrapped by the Syrian flag, body of late renowned popular artist Rafiq Subaie escorted to his final resting place

    Damascus, SANA -The body of late Syrian renowned popular artist Rafiq Subaie ( Abu Sayah)was escorted to his final resting place from Al-Karma Mosque in Mezza into Bab al-Sagher cemetery ...

  • 5 January

    Renowned popular artist Rafiq Subaie ( Abu Sayah) passes away at age of 86

    Damascus, SANA-Renowned, popular artist Rafiq Subaie known as ( Abu Sayah) passed away at the age of 86 in Damascus on Thursday. Subaie was honored twice by the late President ...

December, 2016

  • 26 December

    Information Minister honors al-Muhannad Kalthoum, director of award-winning film ‘Jasmine’

    Damascus, SANA-Information Minister Mohammad Ramez Tourjman honored on Monday the Director al-Muhannad Kalthoum in appreciation for his creativity in directing, particularly in his last film ‘Jasmine’. In a press statement ...

  • 9 December

    Art defends life at Nizar Sabour’s art exhibition

    Damascus, SANA – Entitled “Six Years”, Nizar Sabour’s art exhibition was opened at Khan As’ad Basha. The exhibition showcases more than 120 artworks of different themes stemmed from the heart ...