Culture & Arts

March, 2017

  • 22 March

    Initiative to nominate Aleppo for the title of UNESCO “City of Music” launched

    Damascus, SANA – The initiative to nominate the Syrian city of Aleppo for the title of UNESCO “City of Music” was launched during a special ceremony held Wednesday at Dar al-Assad ...

  • 19 March

    Musical concert brings together veteran and young musicians at Opera House in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – Under the title “Generations”, the Syrian National Symphony Orchestra held a classical music concert at Opera Theatre in Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts. The musicians played ...

  • 6 March

    Musician Shuhail Arafa honored at start of Damascus Cultural Forums

    Damascus, SANA – The third session of the Damascus Cultural Forums began their activities with honoring prominent musician Suhail Arafa, who embodies Syria’s national and patriotic spirit in his works. ...

  • 4 March

    Culture Minister: Liberation of Palmyra was carried out with high professionalism, avoiding more damage

    Damascus, SANA – Culture Minister Mohammad al-Ahmad affirmed the importance of the liberation of Palmyra from ISIS terrorists, noting that the liberaiton of the archeological city was carried out with ...

  • 2 March

    Syria’s Choirs forum at Opera House concluded by singing for the mother and the homeland

    Damascus, SANA – The choirs participating the “Syria’s Choirs” forum at the Damascus Opera House concluded the event by performing songs dedicated to the mother and the homeland, conveying a ...

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 ...