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December, 2019

  • 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 …

  • 8 December

    Czech website: People of Syria wrote music thousands of years ago

    Prague, SANA_ All the discoveries conducted by researchers and archaeological experts from different parts of the world have proved that Syria was a culturally rich and prosperous country, the Czech …

  • 6 December

    Clogs…Old rare heritage with few makers

    Damascus, SANA_ To arrive to Mahmoud Sayyala’s shop, the owner of a shop in al-Qabaqbiya Souk,adjacent to the Umayyad Mosque, is not difficult since he is one of the few …

  • 1 December

    Barada Panel… largest mosaic panel adorns portico Umayyad Mosque

    Damascus, SANA_ The mosaic pieces that adorn entrance of the Great Umayyad Mosque are intertwined to embody Barada River and Ghouta of Damascus through the largest mosaic panel existed in …

November, 2019

  • 30 November

    Syrian film gets best director award at Marrakech International Festival

    Damascus, SANA_ The Syrian film (Nahari Bahri) by al-Muhannad Kalthoum won the best director award at the 4th edition of  Marrakech International Film Festival for the Exchange of Cultures in …

  • 28 November

    Culture Ministry Launches Cinema National Library Project at al-Kindi Movie Theatre in Damascus

    Damascus, SANA- Within the Festivity of the Culture Ministry Day, the General Organization for Cinema has launched Cinematic Project under the title “Cinema National Library” at al-Kindi Movie Theatre in …

  • 24 November

    A joint art exhibition between children from Syria and Hungary in Budapest

    Budapest, SANA- An artistic exhibition showcasing 645 paintings was held at the Hungarian capital city of Budapest with the participation of Syrian and Hungarian children. The exhibition was held at …