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October, 2021

  • 26 October

    Syrian Book Fair “Our Book is our Tomorrow” opens at al-Assad National Library

    Damascus, SANA-Syrian Book Fair entitled “Our book is our tomorrow” was opened on Tuesday at al-Assad National Library with a different characteristic from previous rounds in light of the government …

  • 26 October

    Do you know that Damascus is the oldest inhabited capital in the world?

    Damascus, (SANA) Founded in the 3rd millennium B.C., Damascus is one of the oldest cities in the Middle East. However, archaeologists were able to show that Damascus was first inhabited …

  • 25 October

    Do you know that Queen Elizabeth wedding dress was made of Damask brocade fabric?

    Damascus, (SANA) Do you know that the fabulous wedding dress worn by British Queen Elizabeth II, at her wedding with Prince Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1947, was designed …

  • 25 October

    Syrian sculptor recalls incident of Newton’s apple at a Russian art forum

    Moscow, SANA- Plastic artist Issa Deeb has brought to mind the famous Newton apple incident in a realistic and expressive manner during his participation with a sculpture at the international …

  • 19 October

    Do you know that the first musical composition in history was discovered in Syria?

    Damascus, SANA- Do you know that the first musical composition in history was discovered in Syria? The first musical composition in history was discovered in the ancient city of Ugarit,  …

  • 17 October

    Shenzhen Nanshan Museum displays  Syrian antiquities

    Beijing, SANA- Within a touring to a number of Chinese cities, Nanshan Museum in Shenzhen continues receiving its visitors. The exhibition, opened on August 4th, includes a number of artifacts …

  • 16 October

    “Beginning” movie presents vision about war on Syria from different corners

    Damascus, SANA-“the beginning” short movie presents a narration about the terrorist war on Syria from different corners and monitors the big impacts of the war on the Syrians daily life. …

  • 3 October

    Ugaritic musical cult hymn at Expo Dubai 2020  

    Damascus, SANA- The Syrian pavilion at “Expo Dubai 2020” showcases the oldest written musical Hymn in the world entitled the “Ugaritic worship song”. Several clay tablets from the 14th century …

  • 3 October

    Ain al-Tell Aramean statue returns back to Aleppo National Museum

    Aleppo, SANA- The Aramean statue of Ain al-Tell, which dates back to the end of the ninth century B.C., was unveiled in the National Museum of Aleppo on Saturday, after …

September, 2021

  • 15 September

    Artifacts and Heritage Exhibition opened in Dummer incubator for traditional arts

    Damascus, SANA- Artifacts and Heritage Exhibition was held in Dummar central incubator for traditional arts affiliated to the General Union of Craftsmen in Damascus under the slogan “Syria is History …