Culture & Arts

May, 2015

  • 2 May

    Traditional handicrafts fair launched in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – The Tourism Ministry launched on Saturday the first traditional handicrafts fair in the historical site al-Tekkiye al-Sleimaniye, which is an antique complex containing a mosque, a museum, ...

  • 2 May

    Awtar Music Academy, the first to teach music online

    Damascus, SANA – An online academy to teach music through internet was launched Friday after two–year experiment period. Awtar (Chords) Academy makes it possible for students to directly learn types ...

April, 2015

  • 30 April

    “Road to the Sun” musical story..an optimistic view of a history of struggle leading to victory

    Damascus, SANA – “We, the Syrians, are present, and will be always there carrying a message of love.” This is the confidant message which a soon-to-be-performed musical aims to send ...

  • 28 April

    Syrian short film “Smile…You’re Dying” in Oran festival

    Damascus, SANA- The Syrian short film “Smile…You’re Dying” will participate in the 8th edition of the International Festival for Arab Films to be held in the Algerian city of Oran ...

  • 23 April

    Syria marks World Book Day in an event asserting the national identity

    Damascus, SANA – An event was held Thursday at the National al-Assad Library in Damascus marking the World Book Day, a yearly event celebrated on April 23. The Ministry of ...

  • 23 April

    Book exhibition on World Book Day in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- A book exhibition was opened at Abu Rumaneh Cultural Center on the occasion of World Book Day. The most important publishing houses in addition to the publications of the ...

  • 22 April

    Armenian wound lingers under international failure to elicit Turkish recognition of the Ottoman crime

    Damascus, SANA Armenians around the world commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide in which one and a half million Armenians were killed at the hands of the butchers of the Ottoman ...

  • 20 April

    Art exhibition highlights Independence Day in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA An art exhibition marking 69th anniversary of the Independence Day was held at Abu Rammaneh Cultural Center in Damascus Sunday. The exhibition, which was organized by the Arab Socialist Movement, included ...

  • 18 April

    Terror-inflicted cultural damage in Syria highlighted at a Culture Day in Poland

    Warsaw, SANA – A Syrian Culture Day was held at the Faculty of Tourism and Recreation of Almamer University in Poland. The event included a photo exhibition at which 40 ...

  • 17 April

    Ceremony honoring families of martyred artists held at Dar al-Assad

    Damascus, SANA – A ceremony to honor families of artists who were martyred during the crisis in Syria was held on Friday at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts in ...