"Amina" a Film Depicting Patience and Sacrifices of Syrian Mothers during the War

In order to shed light on the human and social impacts of the crisis in Syria, especially  on Syrian women,  the General Establishment for Cinema have produced a number of documentary films that tell different stories of people who suffered the repurcussions of the brutal terrrorist war on Syria.

Within this context , the public screening of the feature film “Amina” kicked off at “Dar Al-Assad” for Culture in Lattakia province on Friday in the presence of the film Director Ayman Zeidan and a number of participating artists.

"Syrian Plastic Art Days" Festivity in Lattakia

 Plastic art exhibitions and forums are considered cultural and civilized phenomenon. They are mobile artistic libraries which are linked to the varied fields of innovation.

"Art is a message of civilization, history and innovation and it is one of the finest types of expression. Art’s messages are uncountable as every artist has his own views to express," Syrian artist Hiyam Salman told the Syriatimes e-newspaper on the sidelines of a plastic art exhibition currently held in Lattakia within the framework of the "The Syrian Plastic Art Days” Festivity, which was recently launched by the Culture Ministry in all Syrian provinces and which included several intellectual and artistic activities.

Syrian Plastic Art Days, a Panoramic Vision on State of Contemporary Plastic Art in Syria

DAMASCUS-The 1st edition of the “Syrian Plastic Art Days” festivity, which  kicked off at Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts on Wednesday evening,  aims at providing a panoramic vision on the state of contemporary plastic art in Syria.

According to SANA, the festivity includes a special ceremony to honor prominent artists, collective exhibitions and  artistic workshops that will be organized in Damascus and across the Syrian provinces.

A documentary film narrating the development of plastic art in Syria since the very beginning and its pioneers was displayed at the opening ceremony, in addition  to honoring  a number of prominent artists, some of whom passed away,  including  sculptor Nizar Alloush, photographer Nazir Ismael and the art critic Abdul Aziz Alloun,  and other rising artists whose  contributions and experiences have been enriching the plastic art movement in Syria throughout the years, such as Wahid Magharbeh,  Ihsab Eintabi and Nashaat al-Zoubi.

Syria's Culture Day Activities Highlighted Syria's Deep-Rooted Civilization

"Culture is a highly- respected human behavior and a state of progress and self-esteem. It is important because it helps people maintain a unique social identity and without our culture we are completely disconnected from our souls” Mr. Majed Sarem, Director of Culture in Lattakia Province said in a statement to the Syriatimes-e newspaper, highlighting the deliberations of the week-long "Culture Day" event, which was kicked off on November 26th by the culture ministry marking its 60th foundation anniversary.

"Syria is home to the oldest and most advanced civilizations of the world and it enjoys long cultural history," Mr. Sarem said.

Talking about the activities held on Syria's Culture Day, Mr. Saem said the Culture ministry intensified its different activities in all the Syrian provinces to present a cultural message that expresses the deep-rooted culture and civilization of Syria.

Syria Trust for Development in Lattakia Holds Cultural Activities to Support Syrian Talented Youths

Hope for peace, rising from the ashes of war and confidence in the Syrians' ability to achieve victory over terrorism and rebuild their country were themes depicted in an artistic exhibition held by the Syria Trust for Development -Al -Sleibeh Manara (Community Center)- in Lattakia.

The three-day event exhibited the art works of the youths, teenagers and even children who had joined free training in painting courses held at the painting club of Al- Sleibeh Manara, Dr. Reham Kassem, Director of the exhibition, who is also the supervisor of the department for intellectual abilities development at Al- Sleibeh Manara, said in a statement to the Syriatimes e-newspaper, pointing out that this cultural activity is held for the second year in a row.

Dr. Kassem stressed that besides reviving the artistic movement in Syria, the exhibition aims at providing an opportunity for the participants to express their feelings, characters, problems, needs, experiences, social causes as well as to exchange experiences that help enhance their talents.