Blog: Culture

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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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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