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September, 2018

  • 12 September

    “Damascus…Aleppo” to open Alexandria Film Festival

    Damascus, SANA-The feature film “Damascus…Aleppo” will open the 34th edition of the Alexandria Mediterranean Countries Film Festival on October 3rd. The film is directed by Bassel al-Khatib, written by Talid …

  • 7 September

    Participants in the Voice Kids program perform at Damascus International Fair

    Damascus, SANA – Syrian children who had participated in the Voice Kids TV program held a performance as part of the children’s theatre program at the 60th edition of Damascus …

  • 5 September

    Syria wins several awards at Ghadir Int’l Media Festival

    Baghdad, SANA- The 12th Ghadir International Media Festival, which concluded activities on Wednesday in the Iraqi city of al-Najaf, saw a strong participation by Syria, along with a large group …

  • 2 September

    Syrian and Arab artists to perform in Damascus International Fair

    Damascus, SANA- Public Establishment for International Fairs & Exhibitions announced the program of artistic festival in 60th edition of Damascus International Fair. The program of the artistic festival includes concerts …

August, 2018

  • 23 August

    Damascus pays last respects to late novelist Hanna Mina

    Damascus, SANA- Official figures, intellectuals and artists bid farewell to the late writer Hanna Mina on Thursday at the French Hospital in Damascus before the funeral procession headed to his …

  • 21 August

    Great Syrian writer Hanna Mina dies at 94

    Damascus, SANA – Syrian writer and novelist Hanna Mina died at age of 94 after long suffering with illness. Ministry of Culture mourned the Late Mina being one of the …

  • 18 August

    Al-Sanabil festival kicks off its 18th edition in Safita, Tartous

    Tartous, SANA- Al-Sanabil festival kicked off its 18th edition in Safita region of Tartous that includes different cultural and art activities. The Festival director Hassan Hassan said that the event …

  • 15 August

    Art exhibition “Hand in Hand to Build Syria” held in Tartous

    Tartous, SANA – 40 craftsmen are taking part in the “Hand in Hand to Build Syria” art exhibition which showcases an intriguing diverse mix of artifacts made with seashells and …

  • 15 August

    Department of Antiquities and Museums participates in restoring wooden structures training course in Japan

    Damascus, SANA- Staff from The General Department of Antiquities and Museums is participating in a training course on the reservation and restoration of wooden structures currently held in Nara, Japan. …

  • 12 August

    Cartoonist Khalil wins special award of cartoonist contest in Italy

    Damascus, SANA- Syrian Cartoonist Raed Khalil won the special award of Bugia International Academy contest in Italy. 360 cartoonists representing 55 countries across the world took part in the contest. …