Culture & Arts

July, 2017

  • 8 July

    Art exhibition featuring 43 artists from across Syria held in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – 43 artists from across Syria showcased their works in “Halet Hub Q1” art exhibition held at Alef Noun gallery in Damascus, presenting a wide variety of pieces ...

  • 1 July

    Four funeral busts seized in one of ISIS former centers in Palmyra

    Damascus, SANA- The competent authorities in Palmyra have seized 4 funeral busts in one of ISIS former centers in the city of Palmyra. The statues, which were handed over to ...

June, 2017

  • 21 June

    Peace and Love art forum concludes activities with exhibition

    Lattakia, SANA – The “Peace and Love” art forum concluded its 15 days of activities on with an exhibition held on Tuesday at La Mera Hotel in Lattakia, showcasing dozens ...

  • 13 June

    Though local of their themes, Ghannoum’s pictures showcased in European Parliament- Duchy of Luxemburg- reflect uniqueness

    Damascus, SANA – The art gallery of the European Parliament in the Duchy of Luxemburg exhibits works of the single 70th exhibition for the Syrian artist Mohammad Ghannoum. Ghannoum’s exhibition, ...

  • 12 June

    2017 Appreciation State Awards go to Zahlawi, al-Hennawi, and Yousef

    Damascus, SANA – The Culture Ministry on Monday announced that the recipients of the 2017 Appreciation State Award are Father Elias Zahlawi who received the award for criticism, studies, and ...

  • 8 June

    Sculptor Nizar Ali Badr nominated for prize in Canada for best-selling picture book

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian international sculptor Nizar Ali Badr has been nominated by the Rocky Mountain Foundation in Canada to its annual prize along with the Canadian writer Margriet ...

  • 4 June

    Syrian pianist Qais al-Safadi, the youngest among participants at Russian Music Generations Festival

    Damascus, SANA – Syrian pianist Qais al-Safadi was not only the youngest of the participants in the Russian Music Generations Festival, but was among the four young musicians selected by ...

May, 2017

  • 26 May

    The body of late great musician Sohail Arafa escorted to his final resting place

    Damascus, SANA-The body of the great musician Sohail Arafa was escorted to his final resting place from al-Tuliani Hospital to Lala Pasha Mosque into al-Dahdah cemetery in Damascus. Arafa is ...

  • 25 May

    Culture Minister discusses cooperation within Belt and Road initiative with Chinese ambassador

    Damascus, SANA – Culture Minister Mohammad al-Ahmad affirmed that the relation between Syria and China is an example of mutual cooperation and cultural and civilizational interaction. In a ceremony held ...

  • 22 May

    Art Exhibition opened at Abu Rummaneh Cultural Center

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian civilization with its prominent figures, archaeological ruins and natural views was the main theme of the art exhibition opened at Abu Rummaneh Cultural Center on ...