Blog: Culture

NGO Raises Students To Become Environmental Leaders

AMMAN — “Everyone can be a leader of environmental change, by motivating others and setting an example,” stated Dheaya Alrousan, chairman of Green Generation Foundation (GGF), a non-profit...

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Regional Filmmaking Programme Fosters Director-Producer Synergy

AMMAN — Aseel Abu Ayyash has been working in the cinematic field for five years, longing to become the producer of a movie one day. 

Her dream came true when she joined a 10-day workshop,...

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Amman's Balconies Come Alive With Music

AMMAN - Known for its cacophony of beeping cars and loud street vendors, downtown Amman is not a place conducive to pleasant sounds during evening rush hour. So when a melodious tune triumphed...

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Former US Basketball Players Train Local Female Coaches To Empower Refugee Girls

AMMAN — Female  coaches of the Reclaim Childhood organisation from east Amman and Zarqa on Thursday got together with former WNBA/NBA players for a coaching-for-coaches clinic where they learned...

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Artist Lights Up Local Gallery With Arabic Calligraphy Neon Art

AMMAN — Neon lights stop serving a mere lightning function to become art at the new “Lamba Neon” solo exhibition by artist Hana Ghawi, inaugurated at the Wadi Finan Art Gallery earlier this week...

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World Food Program Solidarity Dinner Helps Raise Awareness To End Hunger

AMMAN — As part of its Global Goal to end hunger and malnutrition worldwide, the world Food Programme (WFP) in Jordan is organizing a “Healthy Not Hungry” dinner cooked by acclaimed chef Manal...

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Jordanian movie wins Best Short Film at Twin Cities Arab Film Festival

AMMAN — The short film "The Parrot", featuring stars Hend Sabry and Ashraf Barhoum and directed by Jordanian Amjad Al Rasheed and Darin J. Sallam, won the Jury Award for Best Short Film at the...

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Rana Nejem Launches Her Book At The Library of Congress On October 12th

Jordanian Author Rana Nejem will be signing her new book, When in the Arab World, on October 12th at the Library of Congress.  The signing is open to the public and will take place in the...

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Petra Joins World Tourism Cities Federation

Amman, Sept.25(Petra) -- The red rose city of Petra was officially announced a member of the World Tourism Cities Federation (WTCF), Chief Commissioner of Petra Development Tourism Region...

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Eight Young Jordanians Train To Become ‘Voice Of SDG Advocacy’

AMMAN — “I always believed that if I want to do something with real impact, I have to use my passion. This is why I used my passion in paper art Origami and photography to reflect my role in...

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