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November, 2019

  • 8 November

    Sculptures inspired by Palmyra, skillfully document history of archaeological city

    Damascus, SANA- Inspired by the rich civilization of Palmyra as well as by the cultural heritage of Syria and provoked by the destruction caused to this historical city by the …

  • 6 November

    Al-Farah Choir performs a concert at Damascus Central Prison

    Damascus, SANA- Al-Farah Choir on Wednesday performed a concert titled “Melody of Hope” at Damascus Central Prison, including various songs, some of them are composed by some inmates. The event …

October, 2019

  • 28 October

    French Tourist group visits Palmyra, expresses sorry for France role in war against  Syria

    Palmyra, SANA- A French tourist group visited the historical city of Palmyra and check out the destruction which the city has suffered due to the  crimes of  Daesh (ISIS) terrorist …

  • 27 October

    Creative children inaugurate cultural week for Damascus branch of Writers Union

    Damascus, SANA_  The Damascus branch of the Arab Writers Union has chosen to open its cultural week (from evening to sunrise) with an activity by creative children in the field …

  • 27 October

    Words and Music, collection of stories translated from Russian

    Damascus, SANA_ Words and Music, a collection of Russian stories by Roman Mikhnikov.  The main subject of most of these stories is music , thus most of its heroes are …

  • 26 October

    Two awards for two Syrian films at Casablanca Arab Film Festival

    Damascus, SANA_ The two short-films “Joury” and al-Habel al-Serri “umbilical cord “, produced by the General Organization for Cinema, won the Grand Prize and the Best Scenario Award in the …

  • 24 October

    After years of closure… Aleppo national museum opens its doors to visitors and scientists

    Aleppo, SANA-Years after its closure due to the terrorist war on Syria, National Museum of Aleppo opened its doors in front of visitors and archaeology scientists in a civilized ceremony …

  • 19 October

    Centuries-old al-Saqatiyah souk re-opens, announcing return of former way of life

    Aleppo, SANA_ A centuries-old al-Saqatiyah souk (market) was re-opened recently in the old city of Aleppo after the completion of restoration works and repairing the damages caused to its shops …

  • 16 October

    Mummification in Palmyra civilization demonstrates its advanced scientific level

    Damascus, SANA_ Archaeological excavations revealed that the Palmyrenes knew a highly developed mummification methods based on their religious belief in the existence of life after death. This indicates the advanced …

  • 14 October

    Five awards for two Syrian films at Alexandria Film Festival

    Cairo, SANA- Syria  harvested five awards at the 35th edition of Alexandria Mediterranean Countries Film Festival which concluded activities on Sunday evening. Syria’s participation in the festival was limited to …