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The Church of "Our Lady of Peace" is once again a place for love and peace

Syria has been known throughout history as the cradle of Christianity and the center of the heavenly religions. Therefore, it is not surprising that there are dozens of the oldest and most famous churches in the world spread in a number of the Syrian provinces each of them tells the history and the origin of the first Christianity. What is strange  is that these religious edifices were burned and destroyed during the years of the crisis and  a thousand-year-old civilization was stolen by an ignorant ideology of armed Takfiri groups that has turned the places of worship into  headquarters for  its members and leaders and platforms to fire rockets and mortars at the safe neighborhoods.

Lama Al-hassanieh’s solo photography depicts the “shadows of serenity” in Syria

Art is more than a hobby, it is a burning passion that lights a fire in people's souls.  It is a way to summarize life, feelings, visions and thoughts and to share them with audiences all over the world. 

One of the forms of art is photography , which is a passion for colleague Lama Al-hassanieh who is holding a solo photography exhibition in Abo Remmaneh Cultural center in Damascus to show the shadows of serenity.

3rd Student Olympiad in Arabic Language in Russia's Kazan University indicate growing interest in learning Arabic by foreigners

Arabic language is one of the world’s most important languages and has been rated as one of the four most commonly spoken. The awareness of the importance of Arabic language has increased which has led to many studies and research on methods of teaching Arabic for non-native Arabic speakers.

The Arab Culture Center “Al-Hadara” (civilization) at the International Relations Department of Kazan Federal University in Russia has recently held the 3rd Student Olympiad in Arabic Language with the participation of a number of non-native Arabic speakers from different Russian cities.

Basalt Sculpture Forum in Deir Ezzor to celebrate the city's victory over Terrorism

DEIR EZZOR, (ST)- The Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, which had experienced a brutal terrorist siege by ISIS terrorist organization for more than three years before it was liberated by the Syrian Arab army in 2017, is now gradually recovering and celebrating victory in different aspects of life, including culture.

Within this framework, the city of Deir Ezzor is hosting the "Fourth Basalt Sculpture Forum-Victory" in which prominent fine artists and sculptors from different Syrian provinces are taking part to confirm Syria's victory and stress the Syrians' steadfastness and determination to rebuild their country on right bases. The forum kicked off on Monday and will last for 20 days.

57 small paintings summarize the views of the artist Osama Diab life

Damascus, (ST) –The exhibition of the Syrian artist Osama Diab, being held in Fatih al-Mudarres Art Gallery in Damascus, showcases 57 paintings depicting scenes from life that summarize his vision on life.

The paintings were drawn by the artist between 2013 and 2019. He used his usual expressive style based on reduction in fonts in favor of colors.

About the exhibition Diab said in a statement to SANA: “What distinguishes this exhibition is that it specializes in small paintings and provides a life drama from my observations through my life journey during the fifty-seven years and carries scenes of memories of young people in the beautiful countryside of Idlib, which summarize the whole Syrian countryside with its distinctive colors.