Culture & Arts

October, 2016

  • 1 October

    Bassel al-Khatib’s film “Syrians” wins judges’ award at Resistance Films Festival in Tehran

    Tehran, SANA – The Syrian film “Syrians” by director Bassel al-Khatib won the special judges award at the 14th Resistance Films International Festival which concluded its activities on Saturday in ...

September, 2016

  • 30 September

    Australian artist Luke Cornish pays tribute to Palmyra and archeologist Khaled al-Asaad

    Damascus, SANA – Driven by the desire to pay tribute to the city of Palmyra and to archeologist Khaled al-Asaad who was murdered by ISIS, Australian stencil artist Luke Cornish ...

  • 25 September

    “The Mother” wins Special Jury Award at Pyongyang International Film Festival

    Damascus, SANA – The long film “The Mother” won the Special Jury Award at the recently held Pyongyang International Film Festival. The film is directed by Bassel al-Khatib and produced ...

  • 24 September

    Duraid Lahham honored by Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries

    Damascus, SANA – Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries honored the well-known artist Duraid Lahham during a symposium held within the 32nd edition of the festival. A long documentary film ...

  • 23 September

    Saint Ephrem the Syrian Patriarchal Choir performs at Damascus-VIDEO

    Damascus, SANA – The Patriarchal Choir Saint Ephrem the Syrian organized a musical performance at the stadium of al-Thawra Sports Club in al-Qasa’a area in Damascus, during which it launched ...

  • 11 September

    Seven awards for “High Voltage” and “The Silence of the Colors” at Samawah Short Film Festival in Iraq

    Damascus, SANA – The Syrian short films “High Voltage” and “The Silence of the Colors” won seven awards at the fourth edition of Samawah Short Film Festival in Iraq. “High ...

  • 10 September

    Aramaic singing festival in Maaloula for preserving Aramaic language

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – The Syrian Global Society for Preserving the Aramaic Language organized on Saturday a musical event titled “Aramia 2016” in Maaloula town in Damascus Countryside that featured ...

  • 3 September

    28th Book Fair concludes activities

    Damascus, SANA – The 28th Book Fair held at Al-Assad National Library concluded its activities on Saturday evening. In a press conference, Culture Minister Mohammad al-Ahmad said the success of ...

  • 3 September

    Exciting children’s books exhibited at the 28th Book Fair

    Damascus, SANA – Dozens of outstanding children’s books, classic stories, new fictions and picture books with bright eye-catching colors and vivid paintings attracted the children who joined their parents to ...

August, 2016

  • 30 August

    “Jasmine” film wins the first award at Sciacca International Italian festival

    Damascus, SANA- The short documentary film “Jasmine” won the first award in the official competition for the short documentary Arab and foreign film at Sciacca International Italian festival which concluded ...