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Culture & Arts

February, 2019

  • 24 February

    Al-Nuri Bimaristan in Damascus…First medical university in the East

    Damascus, SANA- Al-Nuri Bimaristan or (Medicine and Sciences Museum) is a historical hospital and medical school in Damascus Old City, southwest of the Great Umayyad Mosque It was built in …

  • 24 February

    Al-Noufara Fountain…An archeological landmark dating back to 1000 years ago

    Damascus, SANA-Nearby the famed archeological café of al-Noufara which was built behind the eastern gate of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus Old City, one can see a marvelous ancient fountain …

  • 22 February

    Az-Zahiriyah library… Damascus Masterpiece, video

    Damascus, SANA_ Az-Zahiriyah Library in Damascus is one of the most famous ancient libraries in the world. Its cultural treasures include old Arabic books, old manuscripts, documents, and hand-written letters. …

  • 20 February

    “The VETO” documentary by British journalist exposes media lies throughout war against Syria

    Daraa, SANA- With the aim of shedding light on the lies and media misleading throughout the terrorist war waged against Syria, a documentary titled ” The VETO” by British Journalist …

  • 14 February

    22 student projects on restoration of archeological sites and buildings

    Damascus, SANA – Students of Master’s program in restoration of historical buildings and rehabilitation of archeological and natural sites at Damascus University proposed in their graduation projects plans for the …

  • 12 February

    Archeological walls of Palmyra withstand wars and natural calamities

    Homs, SANA- The defensive walls of Palmyra which were built by the Palmyrenes in the first century AD, are one of the most prominent archeological monuments in the city. They …

  • 11 February

    Coffee beans art

    Sweida, SANA – Inspired by his fondness of coffee and its special aroma, artist Ra’ed Zein Eddin creates original pieces of art using coffee beans as his main material, along …

  • 11 February

    Syrian pavilions at Baghdad International Book Fair witness huge turnout

    Baghdad, SANA- Baghdad International Book Fair kicked off last Thursday with the participation of 35 Syrian publishing houses. The Syrian pavilions have witnessed a huge turnout since the beginning of …

  • 11 February

    Iranian Cultural Chancellery Book Fair features 2500 titles by Syrian and Iranian writers

    Damascus, SANA- 2500 varied titles were featured at the Annual Book Fair which kicked off Sunday at the Iranian Chancellery in Damascus marking the 40th anniversary of the victory of …

  • 10 February

    Arab Academy of Damascus….Hundred years of tireless efforts to preserve Arabic language

    Damascus, SANA- Over hundred years, the Arab Academy of Damascus or in Arabic “al-Majma al-Ilmi al-Arabi” has played a significant role  in preserving the Arabic language through a number of …