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Exhibition Of Local, International Artists ‘Explores Concept Of Intersectionality’

AMMAN — “The concept of intersectionality” is being explored through the work of local and international artists at an exhibition at Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts (JNGFA) in Amman.

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Artists Use Ceramics To Better Integrate People With Disabilities In Their Communities

AMMAN — A Jordanian artist has conducted a study that seeks to better integrate people with mental disabilities in productive community-based projects.

 

As part of his master degree...

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Petra National Trust, World Monuments Fund To Train Syrian Refugees

AMMAN — Petra National Trust (PNT) has announced a collaboration with the World Monuments Fund dedicated to building a new heritage conservation training programme for Syrian refugees in Jordan,...

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Ridley Scott Returns To Jordan For His Upcoming Film

AMMAN — Scenes for the upcoming thriller film “All the Money in the World”, directed by Ridley Scott, were shot last week in Wadi Rum, a Royal Film Commission  statement said.

 

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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. 

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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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