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Exhibition of a Russian painter in Moscow on Palmyra's civilization

Moscow, (ST) - The fine art exhibition of Valdmir Zeinin entitled "Palmyra is a symbol of the convergence of civilizations" embodies the civilization of Palmyra and its historical monuments, in honor of the memory of the martyr Khaled al-Assad and in recognition of the heroic deeds of the Syrian Arab Army and its sacrifices in defending the rich cultural heritage of the city and Syria as a whole.

“When we started the project of embodying the civilization of Palmyra in 2016 and we held our first exhibition, we started from the fact that we cannot stand idly by about what is going on in Syria, especially in Palmyra,” Our exhibitions are a cultural message that expresses the rich Syrian civilization and culture where human cultures blend with each other and produce for us the Palmyra civilization that every Russian citizen knows from a young age, said Zeinin in an interview with the Moscow correspondent at the opening ceremony.

Twenty dance performances of Circassian heritage on Opera theatre

(ST)- the Circassian Heritage was present on the Opera Theater in Dar Al-Assad for Culture and Arts through a musical concert offered by the Charity Society of Arts and Folklore, Qudsaya Branch.

The band performed various dance shows depicting many rural customs belonging to that beautiful society (Circassian) thus emphasize the Syrian diversity.

The dance group also presented beautiful shows in the foilloric dress for the rural Circassian women.

Syrian Aleppo and History

Aleppo museum

All historical periods are exhibited in this museum, however the greatest emphasis is put on the Iron Age, while there is quite a big Islamic section. At the museum you will witness, starting at the main entrance, a temple gateway and a female sphinx from the Iron Age Neo Hittite settlement in Tell Khallaf. The first hall exhibits statues and cuneiform slates from Mari in the Bronze Age, including some pieces discovered by Agatha Christie’s husband, Max Mallowan, at the site of Tell Brak (Tell Khouwayra). Further on, you will find a room containing Bronze Age objects from Hama and Ugarit. Beyond this, you will find a section devoted to Iron Age materials from sites in the Gezira, and Euphrates. Most are Assyrian style statues. The next hall concentrates on objects found in Aleppo, Ain Dara, and Ebla.

On the first floor, there is a part devoted to photographs and various objects from recent foreign expeditions at northern Syrian sites.

Short Film depicting Syrians' strong will to overcome the crisis

The Umbilical Cord" is a short film that casts light on the suffering of Syrian people as a result of the unfair terrorist war launched against Syria to achieve geo-political and economic objectives. Written by Rami Kusa and directed by Laith Hajo, the film has won a number of Arab and international awards and proved the strong presence of the Syrian cinema at Arab and international levels.

The director depicted the difficulties Syrian people faced in their daily life a result of the terrorist devastating acts with a special focus on the suffering of women,  their patience,  strong will and crucial role in the great victory realized by Syria against terrorism, its supporters and sponsors. The idea was tackled through a  pregnant woman who wants to give birth to her baby amid the horrible acts of the armed terrorist groups that terrified people and prevented them from practicing  the simplest things in their daily life. However, the woman was able to overcome all the problems and obstacles hindering her family's normal life and give birth to her baby. Symbolically, the woman represents Syria which has been able to emerge victorious against the global terrorist war. The baby symbolizes for the start of a new stage in the Syrian people's life, namely the process of reconstruction in all fields of life despite the impeding complications.

Iranian Handicrafts in spotlight at the Iranian Art Exhibition in Lattakia

With the aim of introducing Iran’s culture,  ancient civilization and archaeological sites , the cultural counselor of Iran has recently  held the Iranian Art Exhibition in cooperation with Tishreen University in Lattakia province.

Iran boasts in having the richest artistic heritage in the world history. It encompasses many traditional disciplines including painting, pottery, calligraphy, metal work and stonemasonry.

The three-day exhibition, held at the central library in Tishreen university,  featured  60 paintings of the most important monuments and tourist attractions in the Islamic Republic of Iran and 100 handicrafts including ceramic utensils, vases, decorative paintings , copper artworks as well as paintings depicting silent nature as well as humanitarian topics.