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August, 2014

  • 14 August

    The goddess of love and beauty, a symbol that endured for millennia of human history

    Damascus, SANA – Artifacts uncovered from various archaeological sites in Syria document the creativity shown by ancient artists from various eras and cultures in embodying a figure that symbolizes two …

  • 14 August

    New project for electronic documentation of Syrian archeological sites launched

    Damascus, SANA –  With the aim of making them available to everyone around the world, the Syrian archaeological sites are being electronically documented and uploaded successively on the General Directorate of …

  • 12 August

    Art exhibition in Lattakia highlights women’s achievements

    Lattakia, SANA – The “A woman.. women”   art exhibition, held currently at the Orchestra Club in Lattakia, highlighted part of the Syrian women’s  participation in the art  scene in Syria. …

  • 12 August

    Vice President al-Attar: What happens in Gaza an aggression and usurpation of rights

    Damascus, SANA-Vice President Najah al-Attar said Monday what is happening in Gaza is not a conflict between two sides, but “usurpation and an aggression by a side which has no …

  • 10 August

    Exhibition showcasing art by Fadel Zakaraya

    Damascus, SANA – An art exhibition featuring oil paintings by artist Fadel Zakaraya opened on Sunday at the People’s Gallery for Fine Arts. The exhibition, organized by Quneitra Governorate, features …

  • 6 August

    Exhibition for works by artist Lama Saada in Safita Cultural Center

    Tartous, SANA – An exhibition showcasing the works of artist Lama Saada opened on Wednesday in the Cultural Center of Safita city. The exhibition, titled “Angles,” features 150 paintings executed …

  • 4 August

    UNWTO Secretary-General: Vandalism of Syrian heritage sites by terrorists unjustifiable

    Madrid, SANA – Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai said that the vandalism and destruction which affected Syrian heritage sites including mosques, churches, and castles at the …

  • 2 August

    Festival for People with Special Needs kicks in Sweida

    Sweida, SANA –The 4th Festival for People with Special Needs kicked off on Sunday in Sweida Province. The event, held by The Syrian Association for the People with Special Needs …

July, 2014

  • 21 July

    Khan Asaad Basha in Damascus, a masterpiece of Islamic architecture

    Damascus, SANA – Nestled in the Old City in Damascus, Khan Asaad Basha is one of the most prominent examples of Islamic architecture, reflecting the city history and the civilizations …

  • 15 July

    Culture Ministry reveals winners of State Appreciation Awards for 2014

    Damascus, SANA – The Ministry of Culture announced the names of winners of the State Appreciation Rewards for the year 2014 in the fields of Literature, Arts, and Criticism, Translations …