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October 13, 2017

Second phase of HeForShe global campaign launched on social media

AMMAN — The country office of UN Women in Jordan on Wednesday launched the second phase of the HeForShe campaign for gender equality, which aims to...
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October 13, 2017

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...
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October 13, 2017

Designers create guide of Jordanian calligraphers

AMMAN — A 72-page publication takes locals into a journey through the world of Jordanian calligraphy, giving them a glimpse into the practices of...
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October 13, 2017

Initiative helps women become independent through craft making

  AMMAN — Eight years ago, a Jordanian woman decided to launch an initiative called Ayadeena (our hands), in a bid to encourage women to be...
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October 13, 2017

Local artisans and designers join talents to boost craft business scene

AMMAN — “My creations are on-the-go ambassadors of Jordan to the world,” said designer We’am Zeidan at the “Design for Impact” exhibition held at...
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October 13, 2017

Free local skatepark brings community together

AMMAN — “A decade ago, there were only a handful of skaters in Jordan, but the construction of 7Hills has jumpstarted the community,” said Mohammed...
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October 13, 2017

UNESCO tackles preservation of intangible cultural heritage in Jordan

AMMAN (UNESCO) — Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) is considered an important aspect of Jordanian cultural identity and an essential value of the...
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October 13, 2017

Australian governor to pay official visit to Jordan

AMMAN — Australia's Governor General Peter Cosgrove will on Wednesday begin an official visit to Jordan along with his wife as part of an official...
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October 13, 2017

Digital marketing is fundamental to help Jordanian businesses grow

AMMAN — Digital marketing is fundamental to help Jordanian businesses grow and reach out to a wider audience across the Arab world, according to Neil...
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October 13, 2017

Italian language week to kick off on Monday

AMMAN — Amman will host the 17th edition of the “Italian Language Week in the World” from October 16 to 18 under the theme “Italian at cinema,...
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