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Syria Wins Bronze Medal at 53rd Int’l Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad, Russia

MOSCOW- The Syrian team won a bronze medal at the 53rd International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad recently organized by the Russian University of St. Petersburg.

The Excellence and Creativity Commission said that the medal was gained by student Mohammed Bilal, pointing out that the Olympiad consists of two sessions, the first is theoretical and the second includes practical experiments in laboratories, according to SANA.

The  Syrian team included the students Asma Al-Rifai, Mudar Al-Ali, Karam Khaddour and Mohammed Bilal under the supervision of Chairman of the Central Scientific Committee for Chemistry in the Syrian Scientific Olympiad, Dr. Abdul Wahhab Allaf, and member of the Committee, Dr. Khaled Jomaa.

Syrian Film "Amina" Gets Certificate of Peace at 37th Fajr International Film Festival in Iran

TEHRAN- Long Syrian film “Amina “ has got the certificate of Peace of the 37th Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) in Iran within the Oriental Films contest.

The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) was concluded at Vahdat Hall in the Iranian capital of Tehran on Thursday.

"There are no words to describe my happiness over the award the Syrian film “Amina” has got, being the only Arab film which has been accepted to participate in the FIFF and which competed a large number of high-level films," Ayman  Zeidan, the film director said in a statement to SANA correspondent.

"We have proved that despite difficult circumstances we have experienced we are able to make art which calls for peace," Zeidan underscored.

Syria Participates in International Chemistry Championship in Russia

Damascus - Syria is participating in the 53rd Mandeliev International Chemistry Championship, which is being held in Russia from the 20th to the 28th April. Some 50 continents participate in the Championship.

The Association of Excellence and Creativity (AEC) indicated in a statement received by SANA said today that the Championship, organized by St. Petersburg University, is the closest to the World Olympiad in terms of scientific level and competition. The Association indicated that the Syrian team includes the students Asma Al-Rifai, Mudar Al-Ali, Karam Khaddour and Mohammed Bilal Under the supervision of Chairman of the Central Scientific Committee for Chemistry in the Syrian Scientific Olympiad, Dr. Abdul Wahhab Allaf, and member of the Committee Dr. Khaled Gomaa.

Syrian Woman Wins 1st Place in the Competition of Young Scientists in Russia

Kazan- The young Syrian, Nour Mansour, recently won the first place in the "Young Scientists Competition" in Russia, superior to all its participating students from graduate students, masters and PhDs to prove to the whole world the superiority of Syrian youth and to acquaint the world with the latest technologies of science and knowledge in addition to the rich scientific information towards achieving sustainable development.

Poetry Evening at the University Graduates Association in Homs

Homs, (ST) - The Association of University Graduates in Homs on Tuesday hosted a poetry evening to celebrate the Evacuation Day, where patriotism and love of the country were the themes of their poems.

The poet Nabil Baqoss, the "Author of the Guitar of the Spirit", opened the evening with two national songs entitled "My Beloved the Golan", the "Evacuation Day" and "The Birth of the Baath', in which he talked to Syria, the destination of the Arab struggle and Syria is the functioning heart of Arabism that beats glory since the dawn of  history. In his second poem, he says: "What is the secret of your beauty, Damascus, your old days as your current days, renewal that never fade… The flag of Arabism is fluttering above your peaks."

As for the poet Hassan Ibrahim Samoun, founder of the 'Syrian Open Divan", said in his poems the story of the Syrian glory, which is deeply rooted throughout the ages, as in the victories of the Syrian Arab Army today, which is an extension of all Syria's victories.