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July, 2020

  • 4 July

    Syrian artist carved heroes and events of Trojan War on sarcophagus 1900 years ago

    Damascus, SANA – The Trojan War between the Greeks and Trojans, is one of the most famous mythological epics, featuring memorable heroes and fantastical events that continue to inspire people …

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    7th Youth Cinema and Short Films Festival concludes its activities, honors the winners

    Damascus, SANA- Festival of Youth Cinema and Short Films in its 7th round concluded its activities on Monday. The Festival has been named after the late critic Bander Abd al-Hamid …

  • 26 June

    Mosaic is an original art in which Syria has been characterized throughout ages

    Homs, SANA- The mosaic is an original Syrian art that is characterized by the large number of ancient paintings discovered in Syria until today , in addition to this the …

  • 22 June

    Rehabilitation project of al-Saqatiyah souk, Aleppo, nominated for ICCROM award

    Abu Dhabi, SANA_ The list of projects nominated for the International ICCROM-Sharjah Awards for Good Practices in Cultural Heritage Conservation and Management in the Arab Region 2019-2020 included the restoration …

  • 22 June

    Aleppo city celebrates World Music Day

    Aleppo, SANA- The Directorate of Theaters and Music, in cooperation with the Aleppo branch of the Artists Syndicate, held a celebration on the occasion of World Music Day, which included …

  • 21 June

    Tourism Ministry, Wathiqat Wattan Organization sign MoU on preservation of Syrian heritage

    Damascus, SANA – In the framework of mutual cooperation to safeguard the Syrian identity and to preserve the Syrian heritage, the Tourism Ministry and Wathiqat Wattan Organization signed a Memo …

  • 21 June

    The legacy of musician Abdel Fattah Sukkar revived at Dar Al-Assad for Culture

    Damascus, SANA_ In recognition of the legacy he presented to the Syrian and Arab song, Dar Al-Assad for Culture and Arts recently honored the late musician Abdel-Fattah Sukkar through an …

  • 17 June

    Ancient tools made by Neanderthals unearthed in al-Shir village, Lattakia countryside

    Damascus, SANA- Al-Shir village, on the banks of al-Kabir al-Shamali River in Lattakia countryside, is an archeological site that is well known on the world level because ancient stone-made tools …

  • 16 June

    Damascus History Foundation signs an agreement with Wikipedia to improve The Historical Damascene digital content

    Damascus, SANA-Damascus History Foundation signed an agreement with Wikipedia to improve the digital content related to the history of the Damascus city on the Arabic global Wikipedia. According to a …

  • 16 June

    Al-Hamra theater reopened to public by presenting “Dangerous Curve” show

    Damascus, SANA_ Al-Hamra Theater in Damascus has reopened its doors to the public after lifting the quarantine, imposed due to coronavirus, by presenting a two-day show entitled “Dangerous Curve”. The …