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Jawqat al Farah plays Fairouziat

Apr 12 - Jawqat al Farah choir performed a show dedicated to the famous Lebanese singer Fairouz at Dar al Assad Opera Hall in Damascus.

Photos by Ibrahim Malla

13/04/2011 - 00:14
Jawqat al-Farah: Singing with Joy

Jawkat al Farah is one of Syria's most prestigious choirs. With a wide-ranging repertoire of Oriental and Western music sung in a variety of languages, the ever-growing choir is a popular act at festivals and concerts and became the new Christmas tradition in Damascus.

01/01/2011 - 12:12
Jini Asber

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01/01/2011 - 12:12
Junior Friendship Show Jumping Tournament

Feb 20 - Cailin Fensham from South Africa won the Junior Friendship Show Jumping Tournament with a horse owned by Syrian Bassem Anzarouti. The tournament, which took place at Bassel al-Assad Shooting and Equestrian Club in Dimas (Damascus neighbourhood) saw the participation of young horse-back riders from Jordan, Lebanon, Denmark, Germany, France, South Africa and Syria.

21/02/2011 - 00:10
Kinda Hanna

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01/01/2011 - 12:12
Lost in the forest: the fortress of Salah Addin

Salah Addin castle is located on the coastal mountain range at 37 Km away from Latakia at an altitude of 400-460 m at the top of a very difficult route up the mountains. It is considered one of the most prestigious castles of the medieval period.

13/02/2011 - 23:33
Maaloula: where Aramaic still survives

Maalola is a small village in Al Qalamoun mountains where houses melt together with churches and the mountain itself. Maybe because of the particular insulated location the villagers preserved along the centuries the ancient Aramaic language, used by Jesus to spread his message. Besides the linguistic studies the language got a boost in 2004 when Mel Gibson's movie \The Passion of the Christ\" depicted Jesus speaking Aramaic."

01/01/2011 - 12:12
Madam Saada

88-years old Madam Saada is proud to share memories about her life in Maaloula, where she was born, grew up, and plans to spend the rest of her time. Her daily life reveals the influence of ancient times, far from the comforts of a modern city.

01/01/2011 - 12:12
March in Damascus

Mar 29, 2011

30/03/2011 - 10:24
Mehiar Ali sculpts life

Syrian Mehiar Ali sculpts a bridge between two cultures: Syria, where he was born and lives now and Italy, where he was grown up and completed his studies. His work is a research into Human Being, making it pieces to then recompose it again in a universal image, which is also a travel into his own soul.

23/01/2011 - 12:57