Blog: Culture

Against Odds, Jordanian Women Develop Small, Home-based Businesses

AMMAN — Despite the numerous obstacles faced by Jordanian women, many are using their skills and experiences to successfully develop small and home-based businesses.

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Music Conservatory Aims to Nurture Child Development Through Folk Songs

AMMAN — It was at the age of eight that Rama Hayajneh’s passion for music first emerged, but she found little support for her musical instincts in her childhood surroundings.

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Centre Offers ‘Free Creative Space’ to Make Art Through Recycling

AMMAN — A centre that opened in Amman in late February is providing free space and materials to artists of all ages and skill levels so that they may use and reuse discarded materials, according...

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Cultural Charter to Foster Regional Cooperation

AMMAN — Jordanian and Arab scholars on Sunday highlighted the role of the Arab Cultural Charter, still under preparation, in magnifying regional cooperation and establishing an “intellectual...

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Princess Rahma Chairs ‘Green Amman 2020’ Meeting

AMMAN — HRH Princess Rahma on Monday chaired a meeting of the “Green Amman 2020” project’s committee, which focused on efforts to increase green plots in Amman, the Jordan News Agency, Petra,...

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Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW) Marks Women’s Day, Silver Jubilee

AMMAN — The Jordanian National Commission for Women (JNCW) on Wednesday celebrated International Women’s Day, which coincided this year with the silver jubilee of the commission.

 

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Jordan Media Institute Workshop for Radio Journalists Begins

AMMAN — The Jordan Media Institute (JMI) on Wednesday started a workshop on preparing and presenting morning radio programmes, held in partnership with the project to support media in Jordan...

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Jordan Rugby Players Determined to ‘try’ for Asian Tournament Success

AMMAN — “1-2-3, JORDAN!”

 

A breezy evening in early February at Amman FC’s training ground and 12 men stand drained on the touchline. Six of them stand before a row of tyres, eyes...

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Activists Hope Tree-Planting Initiative Will Make Environmental Awareness Take Root

AMMAN — Irbid residents planted hundreds of saplings on Tuesday, in an initiative launched by the Bannoura Organisation for Development to increase green landscapes in the northern governorate....

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‘Low-cost Flights to Aqaba to Boost Tourist Number

AMMAN — The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) is currently negotiating deals to bring low-cost airline carriers from the United Kingdom and Italy to Aqaba, a JTB official said on Tuesday.

 

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