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Keeping dead handicrafts imperative

Damascus, (ST)   In a bid to preserve authenticity and traditional heritage, the Ministry of Tourism has set up programs for keeping the traditions alive, and ensure the country's civilized and cultural identity.

The Damascus Handicrafts Market is regarded as one of the most important market as regard this kind of goods, as it is located near to the National Museum at the heart of Damascus. It includes many handicrafts that are dated back to the mid of the 15th century.

 Among the displayed items are the ancient pieces and silver jewelry,

Mosaic jobs, plastic and Ajami art, silver and gold framing.

Moreover, great efforts are being exerted to revive dead handicrafts, achieve highly developed programs to support the occupation, only to provide them with all facilities to marketing their products in order to keep their jobs alive.


Khaled falhoot