Culture & Arts

October, 2016

  • 29 October

    Assaad Samoukan awarded gold medal for his art at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris

    Damascus, SANA – Artist Mohammad Assaad Samoukan was awarded a gold medal after he showcased his latest art collection at the Carrousel du Louvre in the French capital, Paris. Samoukan ...

  • 27 October

    Photo exhibition depicting the devastation of Aleppo by terrorists opened in Moscow

    Moscow, SANA – A photo exhibition by the Syrian artist and photographer Hagop Wanisian was opened Wednesday at the Moscow State Museum of the East, in cooperation with the Syrian ...

  • 21 October

    Historiography of King Idrimi highlights interesting insights on Syria’s ancient civilization

    Damascus, SANA – Archaeological mural inscriptions and paintings in Syria bear witness to an ancient culture and one of the oldest civilizations interested in historiography and historic documentation preceded by ...

  • 11 October

    The 2nd Jasmine Alphabet fashion show to be held on October 18 in Beirut

    Damascus, SANA –Syria’s ancient civilizations is the theme of the 2ndJasmine Alphabet fashion show for the Syrian and international designer Manal Ajaj that is due to take place on October ...

  • 10 October

    Syria, Czech to enhance culture and economic ties

    Damascus, SANA-Culture Minister Mohammad al-Ahmad discussed on Monday with Czech Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa cooperation between Syria and Czech in the culture domain, particularly means of preserving ...

  • 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 ...