Exhibition of Circassian heritage in Aleppo

Within the activities of the Circassian Cultural Week, a Circassian Heritage Exhibition was opened in Tishreen Hall in Aleppo. This event is held in cooperation between the Directorate of Culture and the Circassian Charitable Society, with the participation of 12 exhibitors. The Exhibition will be open for the coming two days.

The exhibition is held to introduce the intangible heritage  that reflects Circassian folklore, customs and traditions.The exhibition includes types of handicrafts, wool, crochet, etamine, embroideries, woodwork, food, pastries and sweets that are famous for Circassian cuisine.

Art exhibition held in Damascus to highlight Syrian traditional crafts

Different remarkable wooden works  of traditional  crafts, including Damascene paintings ,  home furniture, in addition to antiques, handicrafts and embroidery displayed  in the  “Damascene Painting” exhibition hosted by the Arab Cultural Center in Kafr Sousa.

The artworks of the exhibition, which was held in cooperation with the Syrian “Al-Wafa’a”  Association for Development and  the Orient House for Heritage,  were characterized by showcasing the creativity ,  skill  and talent of  people with disabilities.

The premiere of the Syrian epic (Rhapsody) musical work at Expo 2020 Dubai next February

Damascus (ST): As part of the cultural program organized by the Syrian Arab Republic pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, it will present on February 7 at the Jubilee Theater the premiere of the epic musical work, the Syrian Rhapsody, signed by musician Iyad Al-Rimawi, in cooperation with the Syrian Trust for Development and sponsored by Cham Wings.

The Syrian Rhapsody is the first musical work dedicated to celebrating the history of collective singing in Syria and the world. It was composed and distributed by Al-Rimawi, with the participation of more than 100 musicians and singers, led by Maestro Misak Baghboudrian.

The Palestinian Cause is most prominent in the small painting Exhibition

The Palestinian Plastic Artists Union, in cooperation with the Cultural Center in Abu Rummaneh in Damascus, held an exhibition of artists representing both the veteran and youth categories belonging to different art schools.

Some 35 small-sized paintings were displayed in the exhibition. These paintings, which dealt with different subjects, methods and art schools, embodied the Palestinian cause in all its stations, as well as the silent nature.

The head of the Palestinian Plastic Artists Union, Abdel Mu'ti Abu Zeid, considered that the participation of generations in one exhibition reflects the depth of belonging to a lofty cause such as Palestine, especially since the exhibition includes Syrian and Palestinian artists, which he described as normal because they ar one culture and in one militant trench.

Rehabilitation and maintenance of the Albashriat waterwheel in Hama

The Waterwheels Department of Hama City Council started the restoration and rehabilitation works of the Albashriat  waterwheel located on the Orontes River at the site of the four waterwheels, which has a diameter of 16 meters.

The director of the Waterwheels Department, Muhammad Sab’ al-Arab, said in a statement to SANA that the restoration and rehabilitation work includes replacing the axle, external and internal circles, and the wheel crown. This work will be implemented by a specialized workshop which  includes the design and implementation of wooden models for the damaged pieces of walnut, poplar, eucalyptus, oak and pine wood, pointing out that the waterwheel is the third largest waterwheel in the governorate and has existed for thousands of years.