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January, 2020

  • 16 January

    Artist al-Samman combines Syrian mythology with present and future

    Damascus, SANA_ In his solo exhibition entitled “Qiyama”, artist Nabil al-Samman links the ancient Syrian civilization with its immortal myths, and the present embodying contemporary Syrian man who is capable …

  • 6 January

    Shahba Museum … Tales of ancient Greek myths in beautiful mosaic paintings

    Sweida, SANA_ The Archaeological Museum of Shahba in Sweida province, about 90 kilometers south of Damascus, contains mosaic paintings of great beauty and accuracy that tell the ancient Greek myths …

December, 2019

  • 31 December

    Lighting a Christmas tree at Hasaka City Center

    Hasaka, SANA- Official and popular activities have participated in lighting up a Christmas tree at Hasaka city center, wishing that security and stability will return to all the Syrian territories …

  • 30 December

    Czech tourism website describes Palmyra City as “Desert Jewel”  

    Czech, SANA-  Czech tourism website of Travel Mag has published a report on Palmyra City, indicating that it deserves the title of the “Desert Jewel” because of its unique archeological …

  • 29 December

    Archeological finds show Palmyrenes excellence in sculpting on plaster

    Palmyra, SANA- The Palmyrene sculpting on plaster was a predominant and auxiliary art used as an additional aesthetic element in the roofs of the buildings and the tomb façades in …

  • 19 December

    Hammoud: Ain Dara archeological site subjected to systematic destruction by Turkish occupation

    Damascus, SANA- Dr. Mahmoud Hammoud, Director of Antiquities and Museums Department, confirmed that Ain Dara site in Afrin region of Aleppo countryside was subjected to massive destruction resulting from illegal …

  • 13 December

    Celebration in Umayyad Square to mark listing Damascene Rose on UNESCO’s list of cultural heritage

    Damascus, SANA – A celebration was held on Friday evening on occasion of inscribing the Damascene Rose (aka Damask Rose) and associated heritage practices and craftsmanship in the UNESCO Intangible …

  • 11 December

    On occasion of Christmas … largest Christmas cave opened in Syria, Hama countryside

    Hama, SANA-On the occasion of Christmas, the largest Christmas cave was opened today in Syria, in Mar Elias Roman Catholic Church in the town of Kafrbihm in Hama countryside, in …

  • 10 December

    Czech website: Syria is beautiful country of important monuments

    Prague, SANA _ The Czech tourist “TravelMag” website confirmed that the archaeological sites of Damascus are among the most important and oldest monuments in the world which are listed to …

  • 9 December

    Czech website: Syria always formed bridge between world civilizations and cultures

    Prague, SANA_ Syria has always formed a bridge between world civilizations and cultures, while possessing a long historical heritage, a Czech website has said. In a report on Monday, the …