Khan Asaad Pasha in Damascus , a Masterpiece of Islamic Architecture

Nestled in the Old City in Damascus , Khan Asaad Pasha is one of the most prominent edifices of Islamic architecture, reflecting the city history and civilizations that rose and fell in it across ages..

It is the largest and most noteworthy of the several dozens of khans in the old city of Damascus . The khan is considered one of the most impressive edifices in the orient in regard to its area and its Islamic architectural style.
The marvelous Khan Asaad Pasha was chosen by the Ministry of Culture to host the activity of “ Culture in your Home”.

The Syrian women's Eastern Music Band honors Al-Assad University Hospital doctors and nurses

The Syrian Eastern Women Music  Band will hold a concert on June 5 for the medical and nursing staff at Al-Assad University Hospital in appreciation of their role during the response to the Corona virus.

The concert will be held within the activities of the “Culture in your home”.
The band is trying to bring together through its project the ingenuity and the constant aspiration for the best  hoping for the revival of the Syrian and Arab musical heritage in all its forms and with a feminist perspective.

Qasr al-Athm Palace in Old Quarter of Damascus- Masterpiece Archeological Heritage Returns to Spotlight in “Culture in Your Home”Event

Qasr al-Athm Archaeological Palace in the old quarter of Damascus is yet to restore its role in cultural life,notably impacted by the Corona virus measures. The Palace shall host a concert by Orpheus Orchestra next Monday, within the activities of "Culture in Your Home".

Occupying an area of more than 5500 square meters, Qasr al-Athm Palace is a unique example of Islamic architecture and that made it center of many activities and events.

The "Harvest" painting crowns Syria with bronze in an international children's Picture Contest

In a new cultural achievement, the "Harvest" painting that depicts  the Syrian heritage during the wheat harvest season painted by  15-year-old, Majd Al-Zaqout, won the bronze award in the "27th Annual World Children's Picture Contest', organized by Hikari Foundation in cooperation with the Japanese National Organization for Agricultural Cooperation.

SANA quoted Al-Zaqout as saying: "The golden colors of the painting expressing joy, goodness and blessing embody the aesthetics of the immaterial Syrian heritage during the ritual of the wheat harvest season.

“Gardenia” coral sings for children to confront Coronavirus

Damascus, (ST) - Women singers trained in the field of operatic singing and accompanied by academic musicians, together founded the Gardenia Choir in 2016 with the aim of presenting the musical works of women trained in the field of operatic singing and accompanied by academic musicians.

“Coral Gardenia” will participate in the “activities of the culture in your house” organized by the Ministry of Culture as part of the procedures to tackle the Coronavirus through a ceremony for children, which aims to support the formation of a choir for children in Sahnaya in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program.