In the heart of al-Qanawat neighborhood in Damascus, a house of small wooden door leads you to a world that stores beautiful memories and traditions through more than 2000 rare artistic pieces collected by the 60-year old Haitham Tabakhah (Abu Mohammad).
Many foreign media delegations are still flocking to the historical Syrian city of Palmyra to prepare films and documentaries on the crimes perpetrated by Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organization against civilians and the history of the archeological city.
Hama province has been always famous for its archeological watermills since the first century B.C. as they have been used near the rivers, creeks, springs and ever-flowing falls and some of them still exist today on the banks of the Orontes River adding an aesthetic value to the city.
A political documentary titled “The Veto” by British Journalist Vanessa Beeley which sheds light on some secrets and details Homs City went through during the terrorist war waged against it was screened on Monday on stage of Homs Culture House.
With the great development of our societies and the appearance of plastic, metal and glass utensils that meet the requirements of modern life, the use of straw trays for decorative purposes has been limited to certain villages and rural areas that still preserve this industry which is inherited by successive generations.
Nearby the famed archeological café of al-Noufara which was built behind the eastern gate of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus Old City, one can see a marvelous ancient fountain dating back to more than 1000 years ago.