Jun 3 2020

Syria wins a bronze prize at Annual World Children’s Picture Contest

Damascus, SANA- Majd al-Zaqout , a 15-year- old boy won the bronze prize for “Golden Harvest” picture about the Syrian heritage during wheat harvest at the 27th Annual World Children’s Picture Contest, which was organized by IE-NO-HIKARI Association , in cooperation with the Japanese national agricultural cooperative organization . 300 children from over different countries of the world, among them 27 Syrians, participated in the competition. Speaking to SANA reporter, al-Zaqout said that the picture showed the beauty of Syrian intangible heritage during the season of wheat harvest as the gold colors in the picture expressing joy and goodness and …

Feb 5 2020

Cartoonist Khalil wins appreciation prize in Macedonia Int’l Cartoon Festival

Damascus, SANA_ Syrian Cartoonist Raed Khalil won an appreciation prize in the Fifth Macedonia International Cartoon Festival which focused on the traditions of marriage in the world. A number of international caricaturists took part in this event. Khalil’s winning cartoon highlighted the reaction to the masculinity complex in some societies in a comic and an exaggerated way. The work calls for diving deep into analyzing such complexes in the third world societies. The Syrian artist Khalil won several International Caricature Awards last year. Gh.A.Hassoun