Blog: Culture

New Exhibition Brings Together Modern Design, Traditional Embroidery Patterns

AMMAN — A new exhibition at the Widad Kawar Home for Arab Dress is showcasing the artwork of the Naqsh Collective, which combines traditional embroidery patterns with modern designs and materials...

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Solidarity 'Colour Run' To Be Held On Friday

AMMAN — Fun, creativity, music, sports and supporting human causes are at the heart of a "one of its kind" race scheduled to take place on Friday in Amman, the event organiser said.

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Young Jordanian Athlete Receives Int’l Award For Sports, Community Engagement

AMMAN — Jordanian marathon runner Moath Al Khawaldeh was recently awarded the global Athletes in Excellence Award for 2017, granted by the US-based Foundation for Global Sports Development (GSD...

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Jordanian Engineer Awarded Energy Innovator Of The Year 2017

AMMAN — Maher Maymoun, a 28-year-old Jordanian engineer, has been chosen as the recipient of the international Energy Innovator of the Year award, granted by the Association of Energy Engineers (...

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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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