Blog: Culture

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.


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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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'Karak Souk' Launched as Tribute to Terror Victims

KARAK — The Jabal Amman Residents Association (JARA) on Friday organised the “Karak Souk”, in cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism and iJordan events company to honour the victims of last year...

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Golf Tournament Sheds Light on Aqaba Attractions

AQABA — The neat grass fairways of Jordan’s first 18-hole, grass golf course were zigzagged by golf buggies from Thursday to Saturday, ferrying the weekend’s 75 competitors in the 27th Jordan Open...

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Against Odds, Jordanian Women Develop Small, Home-based Businesses

AMMAN — Despite the numerous obstacles faced by Jordanian women, many are using their skills and experiences to successfully develop small and home-based businesses.

In celebration of...

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Music Conservatory Aims to Nurture Child Development Through Folk Songs

AMMAN — It was at the age of eight that Rama Hayajneh’s passion for music first emerged, but she found little support for her musical instincts in her childhood surroundings.

The absence of...

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