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Damascene Hammams… ancient heritage and beloved social rituals

Damascus, SANA_ Damascus is famous of its ancient Hammams (public baths), which still preserve within their alleys tales of the past and a beloved social rituals. The architects raced to …

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Syrian heritage festival (AKITO) held in Aleppo

Aleppo, SANA_ Activities of the Syrian Heritage Festival (AKITO) marking the Syrian New Year 6769 started at the Aleppo-based Shahbaa Hotel. The festival included an artistic exhibition which included a …

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Silk industry, coastal natural heritage, gradually returns

Lattakia, SANA_ Natural silk industry is one of the most important images of coastal natural heritage where mulberry-trees are the sole source of food for the silk worm. Natural silk …

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MOU between Syria and China in the field of protecting and mending antiquities signed

Beijing, SANA – The Directorate-General for Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) signed a memo of understanding with the Imperial Palace in Beijing with the aim of boosting bilateral cultural relations between …

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Al-Hakawati: Folklore and tradition from the past

Damascus, SANA – Storyteller (al-Hakawati) and poetry reciter have a long history in Damascus. This type of performing art was part of its culture and its cafes long time ago. …

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“I Belong to” initiative for supporting Syrian heritage launched in Massa-Carrara, Italy

Rome, SANA – Tourism Ministry held on Tuesday a seminar on “I Belong to” initiative for the restoration of Syria’s international heritage in the Italian Province of Massa and Carrara. …

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“I Belong to” tourism initiative for supporting heritage launched in Italy

Rome, SANA – Tourism Ministry launched in Italy on Sunday the initiative dubbed “I Belong to” for the restoration of Syria’s international heritage, in cooperation with the Syrian community in …

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Palmyra rises from the ashes, world’s journalists witness its triumph over terrorism

Provinces, SANA – It isn’t the first time that Palmyra with its civilization and history triumphs over darkness; throughout history, the ancient city of Palmyra withstood tyrants and invaders and …

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Tourism Ministry signs 3 agreements for promoting heritage and tourism in Syria

Damascus, SANA – The Tourism Ministry signed a total of three agreements with the Information Ministry, the Export Development and Promotion Agency (EDPA), and Syriatel. The signing, which is part …

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Syria Trust for Development calls upon international organizations to help protect Syrian heritage

Damascus, SANA The Syria Trust for Development on Monday called upon different international organizations and bodies, mainly the UNESCO, to shoulder their full responsibilities, exert all possible efforts and take all required …

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