Jun 1 2020

Russian cultural center resumes activities after years of stoppage due to war

Damascus, SANA_ The Russian Cultural Center in Damascus on Sunday announced the opening of Russian language courses and the gradual return of its activities after several years of stoppage due to the terrorist war against Syria. The Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Damascus Eldar Qurbanof highlighted the strength and depth of the Russian-Syrian relations and the importance of resuming Russian language courses. He expressed his hope that it would be a first step towards developing this educational and cultural work that contributes to strengthening relations between the two peoples and resuming the work …

Apr 3 2020

Suspension of cultural activities extended until further notice

Damascus, SANA_ The Cabinet issued a decision to extend the suspension of cultural activities in cultural centers, the Opera House and all other activities that will draw large crowds until further notice, as part of the precautionary measures taken by the government to deal with the Coronavirus (Covid-19). Last month, Ministry of Culture suspended work in the central administration and directorates of culture in all governorates and its affiliated entities, as part of government preventive measures to confront Coronavirus. Gh.A.Hassoun FORUM