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August, 2018

  • 23 August

    Damascus pays last respects to late novelist Hanna Mina

    Damascus, SANA- Official figures, intellectuals and artists bid farewell to the late writer Hanna Mina on Thursday at the French Hospital in Damascus before the funeral procession headed to his …

  • 21 August

    Great Syrian writer Hanna Mina dies at 94

    Damascus, SANA – Syrian writer and novelist Hanna Mina died at age of 94 after long suffering with illness. Ministry of Culture mourned the Late Mina being one of the …

  • 18 August

    Al-Sanabil festival kicks off its 18th edition in Safita, Tartous

    Tartous, SANA- Al-Sanabil festival kicked off its 18th edition in Safita region of Tartous that includes different cultural and art activities. The Festival director Hassan Hassan said that the event …

  • 15 August

    Art exhibition “Hand in Hand to Build Syria” held in Tartous

    Tartous, SANA – 40 craftsmen are taking part in the “Hand in Hand to Build Syria” art exhibition which showcases an intriguing diverse mix of artifacts made with seashells and …

  • 15 August

    Department of Antiquities and Museums participates in restoring wooden structures training course in Japan

    Damascus, SANA- Staff from The General Department of Antiquities and Museums is participating in a training course on the reservation and restoration of wooden structures currently held in Nara, Japan. …

  • 12 August

    Cartoonist Khalil wins special award of cartoonist contest in Italy

    Damascus, SANA- Syrian Cartoonist Raed Khalil won the special award of Bugia International Academy contest in Italy. 360 cartoonists representing 55 countries across the world took part in the contest. …

  • 11 August

    Syrian artists turn “tunnels of death” near Damascus into creative works of art

    Damascus, SANA-An art group of 18 Syrian artists have started a magnificent art project, using underground tunnels dug by terrorists in eastern Ghouta as a setting for making artistic sculptures. …

  • 8 August

    Rare manuscripts presented for the first time at al-Assad Library pavilion

    Damascus, SANA- Al-Assad National Library pavilion within the 30th edition of the Book Fair included 30 rare and old manuscripts, some of which were exhibited for the first time, showcasing …

  • 3 August

    Bloudan Tourism Festival 2018 kicks off

    Damascus countryside, SANA- Activities of Bloudan Tourism Festival 2018 kicked off on Thursday amid wide popular and official participation. The 4-day event is organized by the Ministry of Tourism in …

July, 2018

  • 31 July

    International Book Fair inaugurated at al-Assad Library

    Damascus, SANA-Under the auspices of President Bashar al-Assad, Vice-President Najah al-Attar inaugurated on Tuesday the 30th edition of International Book Fair at al-Assad Library in Damascus. The Fair, which is …