Blog: Culture

Women Activists Remember Life and Legacy of Emily Bisharat

AMMAN — The contemporary feminist movement in Jordan owes a lot to Emily Bisharat, a pioneering philanthropist, political activist and the Kingdom's first female lawyer, according to women...

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Project seeks high-quality photographic documentation of Jordan, region’s historical Sites

AMMAN — Given the numerous threats facing archaeological and cultural heritage sites in Jordan and the region, whether from war, development or vandalism, it is essential to preserve photographic...

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Farah Siraj to Perform Live at the Kennedy Center - May 1st

Farah Siraj concert at the John F. Kennedy Center 
Millennium Stage. 6pm
Free admission
Concert will be livestream on the Kennedy Center website:
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‘Bikers for Peace in the Middle East’ Make Stop in Petra

AMMAN — Petra on Tuesday received participants in the “Bikers for Peace in the Middle East” initiative, who are passing through several neighbouring countries to spread the message to the world...

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Jordan Draws Foreigners as Cultural, Education Hub

AMMAN — Political stability in the Kingdom, combined with regional turbulence, have increased the number of foreign students and staff working for NGOs in Jordan, according to expatriates.

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Muslim Youth Take Initiative to Guard Churches as Easter Celebrated

AMMAN — After the attacks on two churches in Egypt last week, Muslim Jordanian youth launched an initiative to protect churches all over the Kingdom on Easter Sunday, in an act of solidarity, they...

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Football Project Kicks Off With Goal of Children’s Development

AMMAN — With the aim of improving children’s behavioural development, a German-Jordanian project is using football to harness the younger generation’s energy and curiosity.

“Once the ball...

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Royal Film Commission Bags ‘Outstanding Film Commission’ Award

AMMAN — The Royal Film Commission (RFC) on Saturday night received the “Outstanding Film Commission” Award, at the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) Awards.

The...

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Petra Project Seeks to Preserve Ancient City Through Local Youth Participation

AMMAN — With funding from the Italian government, the UNESCO Amman office is implementing a project to mitigate the hazards of rock falls, earthquakes, floods and weathering in the entrance of the...

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Image Festival Amman Depicts Evolution of Capital City

AMMAN — The sixth edition of the Image Festival Amman kicked off on Saturday, with 20 exhibitions exploring the theme of “identity”. 

The first exhibition “Amman” opened the display that...

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