BASP Forum in Aleppo discusses culture's role in confronting war on Syria

Head of the Arab Writers Union in Syria Dr. Nedal al-Saleh has underscored that culture plays key role in creating a cohesive society to confront the global war on Syria.

His remark was made during the Forum of the Baath Arab Socialist Party (BASP) held yesterday in Aleppo city under the title " the role of culture and media in building awareness to confront the war on Syria"

100 children play 'the melody of life' in the heart of Damascus

Two days ago, Tishreen Park in Damascus witnessed a wonderful ceremony organized by the Nour Foundation for Relief and Development in cooperation with Adonia Music Band.

The ceremony entitled "the melody of life" included stage shows, Arab and world musical pieces and popular dances performed by around 100 girls and boys, according to the official news agency (SANA).

The agency indicated that one of the stage shows, which was performed by children from the 'al-Majed Center’, explained the suffering of Syria's children resulted from terrorism that hits the homeland.

ISIS thinking and US-Zionist role in reviving it

The Damascus Trust for National Principles in cooperation with the Cultural Center in Abo Remmaneh area in Damascus held Tuesday a symposium on ISIS thinking and the US-Zionist role in reviving it.

The symposium included a lecture given by the researcher Nabil Toameh, who stressed that the revive of the ISIS thinking [Daesh thinking] aims to end republics, especially the secular ones that based on the moderate Islam , in the Arab nation.

121 photos by 14 photographers sum up life in Homs

About 121 photos depicting the life in Homs province have been featured in the 1st annual photography exhibition opened Tuesday in the cultural center of Homs.

The photos taken by 14 photographers show the life in the old city of Homs and in rural area, the return to normal life in several quarters in the city, the destruction there, the triumph of the will to live, the beauty of nature and archaeological sites, according to the official news agency (SANA).

The agency quoted the photographer Omar Daghistani , who is a member of the Board of Directors of the Photographers Association, as saying that the 3-day exhibition proves that photos will remain in the life of all peoples.

Orchestra of Syrian musicians amazes European audience in world festivals

Recently, the Orchestra of Syrian Musicians has performed songs from the Syrian heritage during world festivals held in Britain, Netherlands and Denmark.

The orchestra, which includes several professional musicians, performed the songs amid a tremendous cheer from the European audience, according to the official news agency (SANA).

The agency quoted the Syrian singer in the orchestra Iyad Hanna as saying: “We received invitation to take part in several world festivals to perform some of the works of the Syrian musician Issam Rafeaplus songs from the Syrian heritage.