Blog: Culture

EU Launches ‘NEXT SOCIETY’ Initiative To Develop Tech Solutions To Regional Issues

AMMAN — The delegation of the European Union (EU) to Jordan on October 25 launched the “NEXT SOCIETY” initiative in Amman, with the aim of gathering innovators and entrepreneurs from across the...

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King Hussein Cancer Center Launches Regional Summit On Tobacco Dependence

AMMAN — King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC) on Sunday launched the 1st East Mediterranean Summit on Tobacco Dependence Treatment (TDT) in Amman.

Some 300 healthcare providers from 15...

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Madaba Joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network

AMMAN — Madaba has joined the UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network under the Crafts and Folk Art category, Tourism Minister Lina Annab said on Wednesday.

Madaba was among 19 cities from...

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Jordanian Scholar Wins Harvard Fellowship

AMMAN — Rana Dajani, an associate professor at the Hashemite University, has been selected by the Radcliffe Foundation for Advanced Study at Harvard University as one of the fellows in the...

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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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