Culture & Arts

August, 2015

  • 17 August

    Minister of Culture: Turkish intelligence steals Syrian’s antiquities

    Damascus, SANA- Minister of Culture Issam Khalil said that the ministry had stepped up measures to protect the Syrian antiquities from theft and vandalism by the armed terrorist groups. Minister ...

  • 17 August

    Arabic Music Festival opens at Damascus Opera House

    Damascus, SANA The audience of Damascus Opera House warmly applauded as the Syrian Singer Mayada Bselies sang at the National Opera House Sunday evening marking the start of Arabic Music Festival activities. ...

  • 17 August

    Photographic Islamic news agency, Islamic Film Market and engineering exhibition opened on the sideline of IRTVU meeting

    Tehran, SANA- Information Minister, Omran al-Zoubi and the Islamic Radios & televisions Union “IRTVU” Secretary General Ali Karimian opened on Sunday a Photographic Islamic news agency, Islamic Film Market and  engineering exhibition. ...

  • 16 August

    First professional sand sculpture forum in Lattakia concludes activities

    Lattakia, SANA – The first professional sand sculpture forum held in Lattakia concluded its activities on Saturday evening, with the week-long event producing a number of carefully-crafted and diverse sculptures. ...

  • 10 August

    First professional sand sculpture forum in Lattakia, new venture in Syrian art scene

    Lattakia, SANA – The first professional sand sculpture forum currently being held in Lattakia is a new venture in the art scene in Syria, an idea with both artistic and ...

  • 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. ...