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May, 2016

  • 19 May

    The 12th International Caricature Contest opens activities at Opera House

    Damascus, SANA – Seventy caricature paintings from all over the world were showcased at the Opera House in Damascus within the framework of Syria’s 12th International Caricature and Cartoon Contest …

  • 16 May

    The 1st Literary Forum of “Women on the Wing of a Cloud” held in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – A literary forum entitled “Women on the Wing of a Cloud” was organized by the Arab Writers’ Union branch in Damascus with the participation of several female …

  • 10 May

    “Jasmine” short film wins “special tribute” at the International Festival of Sousse in Morocco

     Damascus, SANA- The short documentary film “Jasmine” won “a special tribute” from the administration of the International Festival of Sousse which concluded its 9th session on Monday in Ait Melloul …

  • 8 May

    Palmyra triumphs over terrorism … Syria’s sun rises again and its light will shine all over the world

    Palmyra, SANA – Palmyra city rises again from the ashes in spite of all the destruction, vandalism, and looting committed by ISIS in it. More than 500 musicians participated in …

  • 7 May

    Palmyra rises from the ashes, world’s journalists witness its triumph over terrorism

    Provinces, SANA – It isn’t the first time that Palmyra with its civilization and history triumphs over darkness; throughout history, the ancient city of Palmyra withstood tyrants and invaders and …

  • 6 May

    Gate of the Sun event held at Palmyra Amphitheatre

    Homs, SANA – Under the auspices of President Bashar al-Assad and as a tribute to martyrs, a cultural event titled “Gate of the Sun” was held on Friday evening at …

  • 5 May

    Palmyra witnesses two cultural events on occasions of Martyrs’ day in Syria and victory day in Russia

    Homs, SANA- Two cultural events to be held in the ancient city of Palmyra on the occasions of Martyrs’ Day in Syria and the Victory Day in Russia. The first …

  • 1 May

    1st Damascus Countryside Festival for Culture, Heritage, and Arts kicks off

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – The 1st Damascus Countryside Festival for Culture, Heritage, and Arts, organized by the Culture Ministry in cooperation with the Damascus Countryside Culture Directorate, kicked off on …

April, 2016

  • 27 April

    Winners receive awards at Youth Cinema and Short Films Festival-VIDEO

    Damascus, SANA – The Youth Cinema and Short Films Festival concluded its activities on Tuesday at the Drama Hall of Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts (Opera House) with presenting …

  • 26 April

    Director Khaldoun al-Maleh passes away

    Damascus, SANA – Syrian director, producer, and media figure Khaldoun al-Maleh passed away on Monday evening in the United States after struggling with a terminal illness. He was 78. A …