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Culture & Arts

August, 2015

  • 29 August

    Children’s Day marked in Deir Attiyeh with various artistic and social activities

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – A variety of children-oriented social and entertainment activities will be held in Deir Attiyeh within an event that kicked off on Saturday marking the International Children’s …

  • 27 August

     Salute to the soul of archeologist Khaled al-Asaad Photo exhibition

    Hama, SANA A photo exhibition was organized Wednesday at Masyaf Cultural Center dubbed A salute to the soul of Archeologist Khaled al-Asaad, who was beheaded by the ISIS terrorists in Palmyra …

  • 27 August

    Photo Exhibition on Syria’s antiquities inaugurated in Caracas

    Caracas, SANA- Syrian Embassy in Caracas, in cooperation with Foreign and Culture Ministries, inaugurated on Wednesday a photography exhibition under the title “Syrian antiquities’ treasures, a heritage for humanity” at …

  • 25 August

    ISIS demolishes Baalshamin Temple in Palmyra, UNESCO, KI-Moon: “War crime”

    Palmyra, SANA, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria “ISIS” terrorist organization blew up Baalshamin Temple at the northern neighborhood of the ancient city of Palmyra. ISIS imposes strict restrictions on …

  • 23 August

    Late archeologist Khaled al-Asaad honored in ceremony at Damascus National Museum

    Damascus, SANA – A ceremony to honor archeologist Khaled al-Asaad who was murdered by ISIS recently in Palmyra was held at Damascus National Museum, with the participation of officials and …

  • 22 August

    Ancient Mar Elian Monastery in Homs bulldozed by ISIS

    Homs, SANA-Terrorists from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have bulldozed Mar Elian Monastery on the western outskirts of al-Qaryatein city, 85 km from the central city of …

  • 22 August

    Patriarch Younan denounces destruction of Syrian Monastery in al-Qaryatain by ISIS

    Beirut, SANA – Syriac Catholic Patriarch of Antioch, Mar Ignatius Joseph III Younan denounced as a heinous criminal and terrorist act the destruction of Syriac archeological monastery of Mar Elian …

  • 20 August

    UNESCO condemns ISIS beheading of Palmyra archeologist, Italian museums fly flags at half-mast

    Paris/ Washington, SANA – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) condemned the killing of former Director of Palmyra branch of the the Antiquities and Museums Department Khaled …

  • 19 August

    Photo exhibition and charity bazaar on occasion of World Humanitarian Day

    Damascus, SANA The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) organized an activity at the Opera House in Damascus on  occasion of World Humanitarian Day, …

  • 19 August

    ISIS beheading of former Director of Palmyra Antiquities and Museums condemned

    Damascus, SANA- Culture Minister Issam Khalil affirmed that beheading of former Director of Palmyra branch of the department Khaled al-Asaad by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria “ISIS” reflects inherent hatred of humanity …