Syria Participates in International Chemistry Championship in Russia

Damascus - Syria is participating in the 53rd Mandeliev International Chemistry Championship, which is being held in Russia from the 20th to the 28th April. Some 50 continents participate in the Championship.

The Association of Excellence and Creativity (AEC) indicated in a statement received by SANA said today that the Championship, organized by St. Petersburg University, is the closest to the World Olympiad in terms of scientific level and competition. The Association indicated that the Syrian team includes the students Asma Al-Rifai, Mudar Al-Ali, Karam Khaddour and Mohammed Bilal Under the supervision of Chairman of the Central Scientific Committee for Chemistry in the Syrian Scientific Olympiad, Dr. Abdul Wahhab Allaf, and member of the Committee Dr. Khaled Gomaa.

Syrian Woman Wins 1st Place in the Competition of Young Scientists in Russia

Kazan- The young Syrian, Nour Mansour, recently won the first place in the "Young Scientists Competition" in Russia, superior to all its participating students from graduate students, masters and PhDs to prove to the whole world the superiority of Syrian youth and to acquaint the world with the latest technologies of science and knowledge in addition to the rich scientific information towards achieving sustainable development.

Poetry Evening at the University Graduates Association in Homs

Homs, (ST) - The Association of University Graduates in Homs on Tuesday hosted a poetry evening to celebrate the Evacuation Day, where patriotism and love of the country were the themes of their poems.

The poet Nabil Baqoss, the "Author of the Guitar of the Spirit", opened the evening with two national songs entitled "My Beloved the Golan", the "Evacuation Day" and "The Birth of the Baath', in which he talked to Syria, the destination of the Arab struggle and Syria is the functioning heart of Arabism that beats glory since the dawn of  history. In his second poem, he says: "What is the secret of your beauty, Damascus, your old days as your current days, renewal that never fade… The flag of Arabism is fluttering above your peaks."

As for the poet Hassan Ibrahim Samoun, founder of the 'Syrian Open Divan", said in his poems the story of the Syrian glory, which is deeply rooted throughout the ages, as in the victories of the Syrian Arab Army today, which is an extension of all Syria's victories.

Dr. Thaer Zenedine poetry on a lost Linden

Damascus,(ST)-The monthly symposium at the Arabic Cultural Center Abu-Roumana “A Writer and a Stance” on poetry and criticism, was marked this month by the poet and critic Dr. Thaer Zeinedine Tuesday evening, April 9, in the presence of Mr. Malik Sakour, head of the Arab Writers Union, Ms. Rabab Ahmed, Director of the Cultural Center, and some members of the executive office of the Union, a number of writers, poets and critics, and a gathering of interested persons in culture and media.

Art for Creativity and Peace

Homs, (ST) - Under the title “For Creativity and Peace”, the Industrial City of Aleppo is currently hosting the “1st Sculpture Forum”, which is held by the Aleppo Chamber of Industry in cooperation with Aleppo branch of Fine Artists Union.

A number of Syrian artists are participating in the forum with several sculptures and figures that reflect the strength of the Syrian art industry, both in peace and war

Director of the Industrial City Mr. Hazem Al-Ajjan stressed the importance of creating such a forum in light of the reconstruction process that is taking place in the industrial city of Aleppo. The forum also sends a message to the whole world that we (Syrians) are the sponsors of peace and creativity and that the unjust and brutal war that Syria has been subjected to will not kill life and hope inside us. It will not defeat our determination and our will to rebuild our beloved country.

Head of the Union, Mr.  Ahmed Nassif highlighted the importance of plastic art in restoring the originality and beauty of Aleppo which is famous for its splendor of stone-style buildings.

During the forum's first day activities, participants toured the site of the forum and saw the rock blocks taken from the ground of the industrial area. The sculptors were provided with all the needed supplies and equipment.

Amal Farhat