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Paintings of nine young women artists illustrate cases of sadness and fear in the exhibition of “Messages of Love”

The paintings of nine young female artists participating in the collective exhibition “Messages of love” illustrate a lot of cases of sadness, fear, and anxiety streaked with hope in ways that carried a lot of daring, modernity and experimentation.

The exhibition hosted by Mustafa Ali's Gallery in Old Damascus will present to the interested audience a product of years of artists within the studio of the plastic artist, Dr. Adnan Hamida, who did not monitor  the themes of each painting and left the artists to choose what they want from ideas. So his role was guiding to assess the stages of the implementation of the work until its completion.

The exhibition paintings incarnate a presence of realism in a romantic way to depict the Syrian environment in addition to expressive realism. The paintings expressed cases of sadness and alienation with  hope for a better life.

Inas Abdulkareem

Art and poetry are two windows for creativity in the work of the artist Munif Kanouzi

The breathtaking beauty of the environment in which  artist Munif Kanouzi grew up was a source of inspiration that affected his psyche and artistic talent and he was able to show his creativity in the fields of painting and poetry and presented distinctive artworks with the brush of the artist and the language and feelings of the poet.

(For You, My Mother), an art exhibition held in Khan Asa'ad Pasha, Damascus

Damascus ( ST): Within the activities of the Syrian Family Days campaign, the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, organized an art exhibition entitled “For you, my mother,” in Khan Asaad Pasha, Damascus.

About 26 artists participated in the event presenting oil paintings and sculptural works that were implemented according to various realistic, expressive and symbolic  schools, through which the artists expressed the sublime meanings of motherhood, the mother’s message, and the importance of her role in the family.

The exhibition also included nine “calligraphy” paintings presented by the children of Dar Al-Rahmeh orphanage, in which they wrote phrases in Arabic script describing the mother and the family.

A Cultural festival held in Damascus to commemorate renowned late Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani

A cultural festival kicked off on Monday at the Arab Cultural Center in Al-Midan neighborhood in Damascus in commemoration of renowned late Syrian poet Nizar Qabbani. The event includes painting and photography exhibitions as well as musical evenings, cinematic shows and cultural heritage activities.

On the event’s first day, dozens of plastic artists presented portraits of the late creative poet and of art icons from his family such as Abu Khalil Al-Qabbani , the founder of the short musical play in Arabic theatre. They also showcased some paintings depicting the poet’s Damascene house and the Damascene sword which had a special position in the poems of Nazar Qabbani.

Poets and researchers from Syria and Palestine mark the Palestinian Culture Day

Damascus (ST): Poetry texts and intellectual readings by Syrian and Palestinian poets and researchers were presented in the symposium recently held by the Palestinian Writers and Journalists' Union at its headquarters in Damascus today.

The symposium, held on the occasion of Palestinian Culture Day, was initiated by Rafe' Al-Sa'adi, member of the political bureau of the Palestine Liberation Front, with an intervention in which he explained that the Sykes-Picot borders could not separate us and that this land was and will remain Arab.