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September, 2015

  • 7 September

    Syrian Embassy receives shield in Bucharest cultural festival

    Bucharest, SANA- Activities of the first cultural festival titled “Spread Your Culture”, in which the Syrian Embassy in the Romanian capital Bucharest participated along with 50 other embassies, were concluded …

  • 6 September

    Statue of Palmyra queen Zenobia in Damascus for four days

    Damascus, SANA-An imposing statute of Queen Zenobia, the 3-rd century queen of Palmyra, and her regal wagon arrived in the Umayyad Square in Damascus where it will stay for four …

  • 5 September

    “From Palmyra to Damascus” Forum for Arts and Innovation kicks off tomorrow

    Damascus, SANA – The 5th edition of the National Forum for Art and Innovation, held by the Ministry of Tourism, kicks off on Sunday under the title of “From Palmyra …

  • 4 September

    First Sculpture Forum featuring martyrdom opens in Tartous with 25 participants

    Tartous, SANA – The activities of the First Sculpture Forum dubbed “Tartous… Mother of Martyrs” kicked off on Thursday with the participation of 25 sculptors from many Syrian provinces. The …

  • 3 September

    Culture, Information ministers discuss cooperation with UNESCO

    Damascus, SANA – Minister of Culture Isam Khalil discussed on Wednesday with Regional Director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Hamed Al Hammami the threats posed …

  • 3 September

    Syrian Embassy in Romania takes part in cultural festival in Bucharest

    Bucharest, SANA – The Syrian Embassy in Romania participated along with 50 other embassies in a cultural festival titled “Spread Your Culture” which aims to enhance cooperation between world cultures …

  • 2 September

    Second part of New Films Festival opens with a film on Mandela

    Damascus, SANA – The General Establishment for Cinema opened on Tuesday the second part of the “New Films Festival” at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts (Damascus Opera House). The …

  • 1 September

    Syria condemns ISIS attack on Palmyra’s Temple of Bel, calls for concerted efforts against terrorism

    Damascus, SANA – Syria condemned on Tuesday the latest crime by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) against its cultural heritage in Palmyra city. “Once again ISIS shows …

  • 1 September

    “Cherry Messages” film, represents Syria among 23 films from 17 Arab Countries in Alexandria Film Festival

    Damascus, SANA The Syrian long-narrative Cherry Messages film runs the competition of the 31st Alexandria Film Festival for Mediterranean Countries, scheduled in Alexandria, Egypt from 2 to 8 September. Directed by Syrian …

August, 2015

  • 31 August

    ISIS demolishes large parts of the Temple of Bel in Palmyra

    Homs, SANA – The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists destroyed large parts of the ancient Temple of Bel, dating back to 32 AD, in the UNESCO-listed archeological …