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Twenty artistic portraits on Syrian civilization in "Julia Art" Exhibition

In the center of the capital, Damascus, twenty artists gathered to present their artistic paintings, which  decorated with their beauty and distinct colors the corridors of the Julia Dumna Hotel.

At the Julia Dumna Hotel, an art exhibition entitled (Julia Art) opened and continues until January 16, and includes a large number of paintings using various techniques.

Two Syrian plays at the Arab Theater Authority Festival in Jordan

The Directorate of Theaters and Music participates in the 12th session of the Arab Theater Authority Festival in Amman with two theatrical performances of its production; “Three Stories” directed by Ayman Zidan and taken from a text by the Argentine writer and theater director Oswaldo Dracon. The second play is entitled “Kimia” directed by Ajaj Saleem based on the text of Magnetic Fields by the Russian writer Alexander Obraztsov.

On this participation, Imad Jalloul, director of theaters and music at the Ministry of Culture, said:“We appreciate the keenness of the Arab Theater Authority on the participation of the Syrian theatrical performances in the activities that they used to organize in various Arab countries, "noting that the two theatrical performances which participating in the festival fall outside the official competition that stipulates that the text must be written by an Arab writer.

Art and its role in the development of civilization

Greek philosopher Plato said that art is representative of reality

On “Art and its role in Civilizational Development”, Architecture  Marwan Hassan,  Head of the Antiquities Department in Tartous gave a lecture at the Cultural Center in Tartous, in which he emphasized that the Syrian land is rich, since the stone age, in different forms of art that have grown and developed over time.

Hassan pointed out that the primitive man began documenting his daily life and expressing himself through drawings on the walls of the caves in which he lived and through painting animals and hunting scenes.

"Love and poetry" second festival is distinguished by diversity of poems in various themes

Damascus, ST- The poetic texts participating in the  second Festival of "Love and poetry"  were characterized by a variety of subjects which  reflect the richness of the poetic movement as it  simulates  experiences and sufferings of Syrians during  wartime.

The festival was held by the Arab Cultural Center in Abo Rummaneh, where the evening started by the poet Samar Taglibi who read texts that denoted emotional affection and expressed social and humanitarian cases in addition to describing Damascus as a national symbol.

Shahba Museum Embraces Masterpieces Belonging to Roman Era

The Archaeological Museum of Shahba in Sweida  province , which is  located about 90 kilometers south of Damascus, contains mosaic paintings of great beauty and accuracy that tell the ancient Greek myths presented by the Romans in the middle of the third century AD.

Shahba Museum showcases a lot of archeological antiquities that date back to different historical eras , the most prominent of which is one that depicts the time of  the reign of the Roman Emperor Philip the Arab , who wanted to make Shahba a city competing with the greatest Roman cities , especially Rome.