Damascus, SANA_ Taking into account the preventive measures adopted by the Ministry of Culture to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus, activities of the festival “Culture in your home” kicked off on Thursday evening.
The first festival event was staged by the National Arab Music Orchestra, conducted by maestro Adnan Fathallah at the Damascus Opera House.
The musical evening was held without an audience and was broadcast live on the official website of the Ministry of Culture, its YouTube channel and on the pages of the directorates of culture.
The evening included musical performances and film screenings which conveyed messages of respect, love and tribute to the heroes of the Syrian Arab Army.
In a statement to SANA, maestro Fathallah said that the evening’s program conveys various emotional messages, including appreciation to the efforts of the army, internal security forces, medical cadres and various institutions in this exceptional period.