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July, 2014

  • 4 July

    Syrian Tourism Day in Madrid highlights terrorists’ sabotage against heritage

    Damascus, SANA – Syria is organizing a Tourism Day in the Spanish capital Madrid with a particular view to provide an insight into the sabotage inflicted upon the country’s heritage …

  • 3 July

    Syria participates in Ramadan Festival of Tehran

    Tehran, SANA- Event of “Ramadan Atmospheres in the Islamic States” was opened Thursday in Tehran with participation of 10 Islamic countries including Syria, represented by the Syrian Arab Cultural Center …

  • 3 July

    Syrian Tourism Day kicks off in Madrid

    Madrid, SANA-Director of the Tourism Ministry’s Tourist Promotion and Marketing Bassam Barsik said the activities of the 3rd Syrian Tourism Day around the World kicked off Wednesday in Spain’s capital, …

  • 2 July

    First stage of Krak des Chevaliers castle restoration project completed

    Damascus, SANA – A team of experts from the General Directorate of Archeology and Museums finished the first stage of the project for restoring Krak des Chevaliers castle in Homs …

  • 2 July

    Syrian actor Adham al-Malla passes away

    Damascus, SANA – renowned Syrian actor Adham al-Malla passed away on Wednesday after long struggle with incurable disease. He was 82 years old. The late actor will be laid to …

  • 2 July

    Experts begin restoring mosaics of Umayyad Mosque

    Damascus, SANA – Experts at the General Directorate of Archeology and Museums began restoring the mosaic on the outer façade of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, which was damaged by …

  • 1 July

    Artworks made of leftover objects displaced in exhibition

    Lattakia, SANA – An art exhibition showcasing works made of leftover objects is being held at the Central Library at Tishreen University in Lattakia province. Artist Rana Zahlout, whose exhibition …

June, 2014

  • 30 June

    Oil painting forum concludes activities with exhibition at Damascus Citadel

    Damascus, SANA – The Third oil painting forum concluded its activities on Monday with an exhibition at Damascus Citadel, showcasing works by 12 Syrian artists. The forum, which was titled …

  • 29 June

    “We the children” song by Elias al-Rahbani debuts at Damascus Opera House

    Damascus, SANA – Performed by Syrian children, the song “We the children”, written and composed by Elias al-Rahbani, debuted on Sunday at the Damascus Opera House. The concert, organized by …

  • 27 June

    National Song Festival held in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA – National Song Festival was wrapped up Thursday at the Opera House in the presence of Minister of Information Omran al-Zoubi. The festival, held over two days, included …