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A Cultural festival held in Damascus to commemorate renowned late Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani

A cultural festival kicked off on Monday at the Arab Cultural Center in Al-Midan neighborhood in Damascus in commemoration of renowned late Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani. The event includes painting and photography exhibitions as well as musical evenings, cinematic shows and cultural heritage activities.

On the event’s first day, dozens of plastic artists presented portraits of the late creative poet and of art icons from his family such as Abu Khalil Al-Qabbani , the founder of the short musical play in Arabic theatre. They also showcased some paintings depicting the poet’s Damascene house and the Damascene sword which had a special position in the poems of Nazar Qabbani.

Poets and researchers from Syria and Palestine mark the Palestinian Culture Day

Damascus (ST): Poetry texts and intellectual readings by Syrian and Palestinian poets and researchers were presented in the symposium recently held by the Palestinian Writers and Journalists' Union at its headquarters in Damascus today.

The symposium, held on the occasion of Palestinian Culture Day, was initiated by Rafe' Al-Sa'adi, member of the political bureau of the Palestine Liberation Front, with an intervention in which he explained that the Sykes-Picot borders could not separate us and that this land was and will remain Arab.

Syria Post issues a commemorative stamp on Mother's Day

On March 21st, the Syrian Postal Foundation issued a commemorative stamp on the occasion of Mother's Day. 

The Foundation stated that the value of the stamp is 350 Syrian pounds, indicating that stamp collectors and those wishing to obtain this stamp can buy it from all post offices in the governorates.


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Cultural event held in Moscow to highlight Syria's history and civilization

The Russian Military and Diplomatic Cadet School in Moscow held a cultural event on Friday titled "Syria's Sky" to highlight Syria's history and the successive civilizations that were formed on the Syrian land and that played a key role in enriching human civilization.

The event focused on historical eras in Syria which indicate that Syria has been the center of civilizations that attracted peoples seeking knowledge from all over the world to acquire deep cultural traditions that helped them integrate into the Syrian homeland.

Organizers of the cultural activity clarified that Syria's strategic position has made it the target of invasions throughout ages, including by the Moguls, the Tatars, the Ottomans and the European colonialists, and currently by the NATO invaders who have been sparing no means to undermine the Syrian state and weaken the Syrian people.

The organizers also pointed out that recruiting takfiri terrorists and armed militias have been the most recent innovations by the U.S. and its allies in the region to fight Syria, stressing that Syria, as people, leadership and army, is immune against terrorists.

A Syrian young Pianist Wins the First Place in the Seventh International Competition for Young Composers in Moscow

Young SyrianWade’e  Nahhal, who boasts of  an  exceptional musical talent, won the first place in the seventh international competition for young composers  "Twenty-first Century Performance .. Initiatives ... Achievements" in Moscow.

The 13-year old Wade’e  , who is  studying  at  “Mahmoud Al-Ajjan” Conservatory   of Music in Lattakia, told  SANA that this competition included many categories and specializations , indicating that his first place came through performing  two musical pieces, the first for Mozart “Sonata No. 6 The First Movement” and the second piece of his composition entitled “ When Syria cries, ” through which he expressed the pain of the war on his homeland.