A Syrian expatriate enters Ukraine’s record book by making a 16-meter long cake

The Syrian expatriate chef, Nour Gamil Hamza, who specializes in European sweets manufacturing, entered the Ukraine Records Book of 2020 by making the largest cake.

Hamza, who resides in Ukraine, prepared a cake 16 meters long, 42 centimeters wide, about 200 kilograms in weight and approximately 7 centimeters high, has achived  a new record in the field of sweets.

Hamza said that he  took two days to prepare this large dessert cake which consists of apples, cream, cheese, cinnamon and cardamom plus caramel, , describing the  preparation process  as hard due to its large size and the large number of materials it contain.

Special screening of feature film (Darb El Sama) at "Cinema City" in Damascus

Damascus,ST- A large crowd of artists and journalists  filled " Cinema  City" hall during the special screening of the feature film "Darb Al-Sama " starring Ayman Zidan. The film was screened yesterday within the Ministry of Culture Day activities.

The film, directed by Joud Said and produced by the General Establishment for Cinema.  "Darb al-sama" revolves around the years of war in Syria,  it  shows the effects  of the war on people through a social tragedy mixed with black comedy that tells the story of a Syrian family  that has forcibly abandoned its  residence several times, but its members still gather  in   their determination to live, break fear and challenge war's attempts to end their existence.

While you were absent …

The General Cinema Organization presented a special showing of the feature film "While you were absent" at the Cinema City in Damascus.

Directed by Seif Eddin al-Sbei' and written by scenarist Samer Ismael, the film casts light on the suffering of the Syrian people from the adverse consequences of the terrorist war launched against their country.

The film tries to convey a message that all components of the Syrian society are united to overcome the repercussions of the war.

Starring in the film are Yazan Shahin, the Lebanese Ruba Za'rour, Jalal Shammout and many others.


Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Commission Holds its First Shopping Festival in Lattakia

“The Syrian government gives top priority to support the small and medium-sized  enterprises  as they are the pillars of national economy and one of the basic axes of the comprehensive development” Mrs.  Kenana Adra, Head of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Commission ( SMEDC) branch in Lattakia said in a statement to the Syriatimes e-newspaper on the sideline of opening the SMEDC’S first shopping festival at Alma Hotel  in Lattakia province.

"Made in Syria" Family Shopping Festival in Tartous

The monthly “Made in Syria” Family Shopping Festival, currently held in Tartous province, is witnessing a remarkable turnout that reflects the importance of this event in reactivating the economic and social movement as well as in promoting Syrian goods.

130 industrial and commercial companies from different provinces specialized in engineering, health, food, textile and electrical industries are taking part in the festival, which is held by Damascus and Damascus Countryside's chamber of commerce.