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The Syrian Book Month exhibitions attract lovers of reading in Aleppo, Tartous and Jableh

The galleries of the cultural centers in the cities of Aleppo, Tartous and Jableh host the exhibitions of the Syrian Book Month, which are held by the Ministry of Culture within the celebration of Book Day, and through which various publications are offered with discounts of up to fifty percent.

Mona Asaad, the director of the center indicated in a statement to SANA that the exhibition hall in Tartous Cultural Center included various titles of the publications of the Syrian General Book Organization.

Asaad pointed out that the exhibition is accompanied by interactive cultural activities with children to introduce the importance of the book and the value of reading. It also included an open day for reading and storytelling, in addition to seminars and lectures.

Syria takes part in Tehran International Book Fair

Activities of the 33rd Tehran International Book Fair kicked off on Wednesday with the participation of publishers from Iran and other countries, including Syria.

The fair, which will last for 11 days, was opened Tuesday evening in the presence of the Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Mohammad Mahdi Esmaili.

During the opening ceremony, Deputy Yasser Ahmadvand, the Deputy Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, said that 2800 publishers are taking part in the event, 1700 of them will exhibit their books within the fair's stands, while 1100 others will participate virtually.

The Syrian Book Fair Month 2022 kicks off

New and diverse titles and topics mostly covering various cultural, intellectual and literary topics , in addition to children’s books included  in  the Syrian Book Fair  Month 2022, which was opened on Monday at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in Damascus University.
The cultural event , which takes place annually , constitutes a platform  for the Syrian General Organization of Books to present its recent publications to readers, who in turn have the opportunity to purchase various books at low prices.

“ The Economy of Resistance …the Path to Liberation” a new book by Syrian and Palestinian researchers

The concept of the  economy of resistance has emerged in recent years as a term in response to the sanctions and siege policies pursued by Western governments, especially the US, and the Israeli occupation against the peoples and countries of the region by relying on internal capabilities and strengthening steadfastness.

Can 15 minutes…..Reading change your life?!!

It is a proven fact that reading can help reduce stress, how much do we need it in a country torn by war and under a stifling economic blockade. Many of us take this simple act of “reading” for granted, because we have so much "required" reading in our daily lives-the newspaper, traffic signs, emails, and bills. But how often do we read for pleasure?

Reading can be a wonderful (and healthy) escape from the stress of everyday life. Simply by opening a book, you allow yourself to be invited into a literary world that distracts you from your daily stressors. Reading can even relax your body by lowering your heart rate and easing the tension in your muscles. A 2009 study at the University of Sussex found that reading can reduce stress by up to 68%. It works better and faster than other relaxation methods, such as listening to music or drinking a hot cup of tea. This is because your mind is invited into a literary world that is free from the stressors that plague your daily life.