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March, 2015

  • 2 March

    Syria, South Africa to enhance culture relations

    Damascus, SANA-Culture Minister Issam Khalil discussed Monday with  South African Ambassador in Damascus Shaun Byneveldt the cultural relations between Syria and South Africa, pointing out to the need for promoting them up to the …

  • 1 March

    Charity art exhibition featuring works of over 35 artists in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – A charity art exhibition titled “Wishes” was opened on Sunday at the Iraqi Forum in Damascus, featuring paintings, photographs, and sculptures by over 35 artists. The exhibition’s …

  • 1 March

    20 archeological sites systematically sabotaged by terrorists in Bosra al-Sham

    Daraa, SANA- 20 archeological locations in the World Heritage registered site, Bosra al-Sham, have been under terrorist sabotage with a daily assault of mortar and rocket shells on them, Bosra …

February, 2015

  • 24 February

    Safwan al-Abed performs classical Aleppo music at Damascus Opera House

    Damascus, SANA – Singer Safwan al-Abed performed a concert at the main hall of the Opera House at Al-Assad House for Culture and Arts on Monday evening, presenting a variety …

  • 22 February

    Together to Syria festival kicks off in Sweida

    Sweida, SANA – The “Together to Syria” festival, organized by the Culture Ministry, kicked off on Sunday at the Arab Cultural Center in Sweida. The first day activities included a …

  • 22 February

    Syrian Archeological Treasures photo exhibition opens in Lecce, Italy

    Rome, SANA – The “Syrian Archaeological Treasures: A Heritage for Humanity” photo exhibition opened in the Italian city of Lecce on Sunday, organized by the Syrian community in Italy in …

  • 22 February

    Steps, International Short Film Festival kicks off in Lattakia

      Lattakia, SANA More than 39 films from Syria and other Arab and foreign countries took part in the 3rd edition of Steps, International Short Film Festival, which kicked off …

  • 22 February

    Two Syrian Poets win prizes of Al-Tayeb Saleh competition for creative writing

    Khartoum, SANA, The Syrian Poet Hasan Ibrahim Hasan gained the first place in poetry within Al-Tayeb Saleh fifth international prize competition for creative writing for his collection “Autumn of the …

  • 16 February

    Sts. Constantine and Helen Cathedral in Yabroud, a witness to thousands of years of civilization

    Damascus Countryside, SANA – Located in the heart of Yabroud city in the Qalamoun area of Damascus Countryside, the Saints Constantine and Helen Cathedral is one of the largest and …

  • 16 February

    Memo on rehabilitating historical city of Maaloula signed

    Damascus, SANA – Damascus Countryside Governorate and Damascus University on Monday signed a memo of understanding on rehabilitating the historical city of Maaloula. The memo stipulates for rebuilding and rehabilitating …