Culture & Arts

January, 2017

  • 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 ...

November, 2016

  • 28 November

    Culture Ministry’s symposium focuses on launching comprehensive cultural project to confront extremism

    Damascus, SANA – The need for launching a comprehensive cultural project against extremism was the focus of the national symposium organized Sunday by the Ministry of Culture, with the participation ...

  • 27 November

    Central Workers Theatre Festival kicks off with “the Guests” play

    Damascus, SANA – The Central Workers Theatre Festival, organized by the General Federation of Trade Unions, kicked off on Sunday at the Federation’s theatre in Damascus, with the participation of ...

  • 23 November

    Culture Ministry celebrates its foundation anniversary

    Damascus, SANA – Ministry of Culture on Wednesday celebrated its foundation anniversary with the inauguration of five exhibitions for unique music equipment, plastic art, photography, heritage and book, a musical ...

  • 20 November

    Syrian show “The Window” draws record crowd at Carthage Theatre Days in Tunisia

    Tunisia, SANA – Great success and large attendance for the Syrian theatrical show “The Window” that was performed Saturday at al-Hamra Theatre in Tunisia’s capital within the framework of the ...

  • 20 November

    Music Days Festival Kick off in Lattakia

    Lattakia, SANA – Dubbed “Greeting to the Syrian Arab Army”, activities of the Music Days festival organized by the Arab House of Music, in cooperation with Lattakia City Council, kicked ...