Culture & Arts

October, 2015

  • 26 October

    Antiquities’ Department carries out restoration works in Maaloula town

    Damascus, SANA- Damascus countryside antiquities’ Department carried out a number of restoration and authentication works in Maaloula town in addition to evaluating the damage that the terrorist organizations has left ...

  • 20 October

    DGAM carrying out restorations and repairs in number of archeological sites

    Damascus, SANA – The Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) is currently carrying restorations and repairs in a number of archeological sites in Syria that were damaged by terrorist organizations. ...

  • 20 October

    Two Syrian films participate in Sao Paulo International Film Festival

    Damascus, SANA- Syrian films “The Mother” and “Four O’clock at Paradise”, produced by the Syrian General Establishment of Cinema, will participate in Sao Paulo International Film Festival to be held ...

  • 19 October

    Syrian international plastic artist Omar Hamdi passes away at 64

    Vienna, SANA- The Plastic Artists Union in Syria on Sunday mourned with deep sorrow the international Syrian plastic artist Omar Ibrahim Hamdi, who died on Saturday night at an age ...

  • 12 October

    “October to bloom again” festival opened in Homs old city

    Homs, SANA- Homs Culture Directorate, in cooperation with Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Homs, Hama and Yabroud, opened “October to bloom again” festival in Lady of Peace Church in the ...

  • 11 October

    UNESCO: Need for stopping illicit trafficking of Syrian cultural heritage

    MOSCOW, SANA- The UN Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) has said that its top priority is preventing illicit trafficking of Syrian cultural properties. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova told “Russia 24” Channel that “illicit ...

  • 7 October

    Damascus workers mark 42nd anniversary of October Liberation War

    Damascus, SANA – Marking the 42nd anniversary of October Liberation War, Damascus Workers Union organized a concert performed by the Union’s band on Tuesday. The band performed many popular national ...

  • 4 October

    Syria participates in CAM short films festival in Cairo

    Damascus, SANA- The short film “High Voltage” will participate in international festival for short films and documentaries “CAM” to hold its fifth edition in the Egyptian capital of Cairo during ...

September, 2015

  • 29 September

    French delegation voices support to Syria’s efforts to protect cultural heritage

    Damascus, SANA – Members of the delegation of French parliamentarians and journalists were briefed on Tuesday on the measures adopted by the Ministry of Culture and the General Directorate of ...

  • 23 September

    Writer Colette Khoury: I have no social networking pages

    Damascus, SANA – Writer Colette Khoury asserted that she has no page on Facebook or any other social networking site, and that pages using her names belong to people she ...