Blog: culture

Torch Lighting Ceremony Kicks Off 32nd Jerash Festival

AMMAN — The 32nd Jerash Festival of Culture and Arts officially opened on Thursday with the lighting of the torch by Prime Minister Hani Mulki in the centre of the historical Greco-Roman city....

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Amman To Host Regional Tourism Conference

AMMAN — Tourism Minister Lina Annab on Sunday announced that Amman will host the first regional conference on tourism in MENA cities, held under the title “Competitiveness for Sustainable...

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5th Al Balad Music Festival To Start July 26 in Downtown Amman

AMMAN — The fifth edition of Al Balad Music Festival will take place in downtown Amman on July 26, with the participation of a number of young Jordanian and Arab artists. 

Held by Al Balad...

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Education Ministry, UNICEF Launch Summer School Programme

AMMAN — Over 3,000 children have begun attending a summer school programme established by the Ministry of Education and supported by UNICEF, a statement from the UN agency said on Tuesday.


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Franco Arab Film Festival Kicks Off

AMMAN — The 23rd edition of the Franco Arab Film Festival will bring to Jordan a collection of diverse documentaries and fiction films from around the world.


The festival’s events...

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Curtains Go Up On Amman Summer Festival

AMMAN -- Curtains went up on Amman Summer Festival 2017 on Thursday night at the main stage of Al Hussein Park, President of the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) committee Yousef Shawarbeh...

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Jordan Food Fair To Start On July 5

AMMAN — Consumers will have the chance to taste and buy products from Jordanian companies taking part in the Jordan Food Exhibition 2017, which will start on July 5.

International Promoters...

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Jordanian Medical Student Creates Life-Saving Charity For Children With Heart Disease

AMMAN — Through a student-run non-profit organisation, a young Jordanian medical student is helping to improve the quality of life for children with congenital heart disease around the world....

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RFC to Screen Documentary Depicting Childrens’ Lives in Zaatari Camp

AMMAN — The “shocking numbers” of displaced people throughout the world prompted the Royal Film Commission - Jordan (RFC) to screen the documentary “Zaatari Djinn”, according to an organiser. ...

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Queen Rania Commends JAHD’s Community Empowerment Projects

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Thursday visited Jerash where she commended the Jordan Association for Human Development (JAHD) for its “innovative” community-empowerment projects and...

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