"Shark and the kingdom of the sea" within the Children's Theater Festival

Under the patronage of Dr. Lubana Mushaweh, Minister of Culture, and under the supervision of the Directorate of Theaters and Music, the Children’s Theater Festival presents theatrical and cinematic performances in Dar al-Assad in Lattakia, which continued over the days of the holiday with many works, including the theatrical show (Shark and the Kingdom of the Sea), which was shown yesterday, Wednesday and tells about a world of sea.

This show was presented by a group of children from the Performing Arts Training Center for Children and Young Adults, which is supervised by Hashem Ghazal and Raghda Jadid. The number of children participating in this work was 14 children of different ages.

Opening of Children's Theater Festival performances in Lattakia

Elissar Theater Band opened the activities of the Children’s Theater Festival with a play (The Bear’s Guest), on the stage of Dar Al-Assad Theater for Culture in Lattakia, which is organized by Dr. Lubana Mushaweh, Minister of Culture - Directorate of Theaters and Music - National Theater in Lattakia.

About the festival, Professor Nidal Adeira, director of Elissar Band, said:

Elissar Band is participating in this festival as part of the opening show (The Bear’s Guest), which talks about exploitation and kind-heartedness,on (Young for kids) Theater stage which did several exercises on how to access the child mind.The ages of the participants range between 15, 20 and 30 years, depending on the presented character.

Bazaars are a meeting place for creativity and economic promotion

Owners of small and micro-sized projects are keen to participate in exhibitions and bazaars, which are held periodically, to display their handicrafts or their various products of food, textile and cosmetics. They consider this participation as an opportunity to introduce their works to people and market them.

 “Maysa Dahman”, a craftswoman, said during her participation in the “Syrian Colors” bazaar, which is currently held at the Sheraton Hotel in Damascus, that she is a permanent participant in the bazaar, which is held monthly. She added that she also participates in other exhibitions with the aim of introducing and marketing the perfumes she produces within her small workshop.

A new social series on a family living under the effects of war on Syria

The new Syrian social series “Hawaziq Vase of Ghorba” is a new drama that is currently being filmed in the city of Damascus with the participation of an elite group of actors in Syria. The new TV series was written by Ziad Sari and directed by Rashad Kokash.

The events of the series, produced by Apamea Art Production, deal with the story of a family forced by terrorist war on Syria and economic conditions to rent a hotel called "Ghorba Vase".

A team from the Syrian Special Olympics Foundation bears the work of the Ministry of Education for 4 hours

Damascus (ST):  News reporter stated that for the first time in Syria, a team from the Syrian Special Olympics Foundation carried out the work of  the Ministry of Education for four hours, at the Ministry's building.


Maryam Slaymeh..a little poet with a big dream

The young Syrian girl, Maryam Slaymeh, dazzled her family and school surroundings with her talent for writing thoughts and composition.

Her family seeks, through attention, follow-up, and encouragement to reading to develop her talent in writing poetry, especially her mother, who noticed her talent two years ago and worked to encourage her by acquiring collections of stories and poetry that fit her perceptions and the result was a lovely  poem.

Children from Syria and Russia celebrate Christmas and New Year

Yesterday, the voices and creativity of Syrian and Russian children combined in the event hosted by the Arab Cultural Center in Abu Rummaneh on the occasion of Christmas and New Year's Day on the eastern calendar.

The event, which was held in cooperation with the Russian Cultural Center, included honoring talented children who frequent the Abu Rummaneh cultural center every Saturday to develop their talents, in addition to showing pieces of art, plays from the Russian folklore, and songs and dances about Christmas.