Culture & Arts

August, 2015

  • 6 August

    International Conference in Germany to protect Syrian culture and heritage

    Damascus, SANA-Director General of Antiquities and Museums Ma’moun Abdul-Kareem said on Thursday that activities of “German Archaeological Institute on Documenting the Syrian Cultural Heritage conference” has issued a recommendation which ...

  • 6 August

    1st Basalt Sculptures Forum in Sweida opens door wide for exchanging expertise

    Sweida, SANA- The 1st Basalt Sculptures Forum, being organized by the Faculty of Fine Arts in Sweida province in the period between July 29th and August 27th, constitutes an opportunity ...

  • 3 August

    Al-Wadi Festival kicks off after 3-years suspension

    Homs, SANA – Activities of the 2015 al-Wadi Tourist Festival kicked off in Homs on Sunday after a stoppage of three years. Minister of Tourism Bishr Yazigi stressed that Syria ...

  • 2 August

    Two Syrian short films win awards in al-Muthanna Days Festival in Iraq

    Damascus, SANA – The two Syrian short films “Noise of the Memory” and Calendar won the best director award and the Special Jury Award of al-Muthanna Days Festival for Short ...

July, 2015

  • 31 July

    Photo exhibition at Salamiyeh archeological Bathhouse

    Hama, SANA A Photo exhibition was held at Salamiyeh archeological bathhouse encompassed photos of archeological sites, potteries and tools, handmade sculptures and plastic art paintings, in addition to a number of children’s drawings. ...

  • 30 July

    SANA holds photo exhibition on Army day

    Damascus, SANA – On the occasion of the 70th anniversary for establishing the Syrian Arab Army, marked on 1st of August, the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) is to hold ...

  • 27 July

    New season of Opera House activities starts with Syria’s Rainbow Festival

    Damascus, SANA –Many dancing performances and musical pieces were part of the Festival “Syria’ Rainbow” which started its new season at the Damascus-based Opera House on Sunday. Ajyal (Generations) band ...

  • 26 July

    Arts vs. terrorism… Syrian musical heritage performed on sidelines of Int’l Media Conference Against Terrorism

    Damascus, SANA – Participants of the International Media Conference Against Terrorism had the chance to get introduced to the musical heritage of the country within an evening concert containing patriotic, ...

  • 24 July

    Syria, Iran discuss cooperation in tourism, art, theatre, and movie production

    Damascus, SANA – Tourism Minister Bishr Yazigi and Iranian Culture Minister Ali Ahmad Jannati discussed on Friday prospects for developing tourism between the two countries and means to overcome the ...

  • 22 July

    Opera House to begin new season with Syria Rainbow festival on Sunday

    Damascus, SANA – Director of the Opera House Juan Qarajuli said that the new season of performances at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Art – Damascus Opera House will begin ...