Blog: Culture

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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Bocelli Fires Up Jerash In ‘Concert Of The Decade’

JERASH – Andrea Bocelli, the world’s “most beloved tenor”, added to the ecstatic audience’s euphoria when he, responding to the cheers of thousands who attended his Jerash concert Monday night,...

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Young Woman Seeks To Place Jordan On Wheelchair Accessibility Map

AMMAN — Coming to the realisation that people with disabilities in Jordan could not enjoy a daily life of entertainment as they wish to, Aya Aghabi took the matter into her own hands and created “...

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Jordan International Short Film Festival To Begin Today

AMMAN — The Jordan International Short Film Festival 2017 starts today at the Royal Cultural Centre under the patronage of Culture Minister Nabih Shuqum, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on...

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Amman Design Week 2017 Announces Line-Up

AMMAN — Amman Design Week (ADW) will return this year from October 6 to 14, under the slogan “Design Moves Life Moves Design”, ADW organisers said at a press conference on Sunday.

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Renowned International Footballers To Play Against Jordanian Legends

AMMAN — The Amman International Stadium on Thursday will host a football match between renowned international football players and retired Jordanian footballers. 


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Al Aydi Craft Centre Empowers Women Artisans

AMMAN — When Iman Imarat started embroidering for the Jordan Craft Centre (JCC) Al Aydi at the age of 22, she knew little about how much her life was about to change. 


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