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December, 2018

  • 11 December

    National Symphony band holds its last concert in 2018

    Damascus, SANA-A mass audience of different ages were awaiting the last show of the Syrian National Symphony in 2018, led by Maestro Missak Baghboudarian and with participation of the international Piano …

  • 11 December

    Ancient Church of Hananiya narrates chapters of Damascus rich history

    Damascus, SANA- The Church of Hananiya, in one of the alleys near Bab Sharqi in Damascus Old City, is one of the most ancient churches in the world, and it …

  • 11 December

    The glass makers of Syria have a history as old as time

    Damascus, SANA – Damascus is renowned to be the first city which gave birth to the art of glass blowing and the glass makers of Syria have a history as …

  • 10 December

    “On the Roof of Damascus” film wins Special Jury Award at International Film Festival, Tunisia

    Tunisia, SANA- Syrian short feature film “On the Roof of Damascus” by Director al-Mohannad Kalthoum won the Special Jury Award at the official competition of the 5th International Festival for Documentaries …

  • 9 December

    “The Memory”…short film documenting ISIS brutality in Aleppo

    Aleppo, SANA-Shooting started of a short film titled “The Memory” documenting ISIS violations against innocent civilians in al-Shibani school in Aleppo old city which the takfiri organization had turned into …

  • 8 December

    Syrian film “On the Roof of Damascus” participates in international film festival, Tunisia

    Damascus, SANA- Short narrative film “On the Roof of Damascus” by Director al-Mohannad Kalthoum is participating in the official competition of the 5th International Festival for Documentaries and Short Narrative …

  • 6 December

    Engraved stone monument of great warrior against French colonization complements beauty of nature of Tartous countryside

    Tartous, SANA – The fabulous engraved stone monument of the great warrior Khalil al-Khatib, a prominent leader of the Syrian Revolution against the French colonization, complements the glamour of the …

  • 5 December

    170 m long panoramic painting on Harasta highway

    Damascus, SANA-Marking the International Volunteer Day, about 50 volunteers from “Al Nada Charity” made a panoramic painting entitled ” My Country is Always Sweet” which was set up on Harasta …

  • 4 December

    Insulation of church roof at Krak des Chevaliers castle to protect murals completed

    Homs, SANA – The joint Syrian-Hungarian archaeological expedition resumed its works at Krak des Chevaliers castle in Homs countryside. Head of Antiquities Department in Homs, Hussam Hamish, told SANA that …

  • 4 December

    On behalf of Syrian children, Jestilia Hallak sends message  of peace to world from Italy

    Damascus, SANA – With her lovely and soft voice filling the stage, Jestilia Hallak has carried a message of peace from Syria’s children to the world as to stress that …