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Charlotta Sparre returns to Jacaranda Images with photographs that explore and question the identity and womanhood in the Middle East and North Africa

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Amman(womeninjordan)—-In association with the 6th Image Festival Amman, Charlotta Sparre returns to Jacaranda Images with photographs that explore and question the identity and womanhood in the Middle East and North Africa – the girl, the woman, the friend, daughter, sister, mother, aunt and grandmother. Through her photographs Charlotta Sparre shares her love and passion for the Middle East and North ... Read More »

“Traces of Early Islam in Wadi Ramm: A Desert Mosque and Waystation from the Time of the Umayyads”

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ACOR Lecture on Wed 4 March 2015 @ 6:00 pm in the ACOR Library by Dr. Glenn J. Corbett, Associate Director of ACOR about the lecture In the winter of 1988, while surveying Wadi Shireh in the Hisma/Wadi Ramm desert of southern Jordan, the ‘Aqaba-Ma‘an Archaeological and Epigraphic Survey, directed by the late Dr. William Jobling of the University of ... Read More »

Halloween kids

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Halloween kids in Denmark Sami and Anton It is the 31st of October! Be ware people of Vanløse!(a neighbourhood in Copenhagen) The creepy creatures of the night are preparing for their annual Trick or Treat Round… “Lock your kids inside and prepare a treat.. wahahaha…” The picture was sent tonight exclusively to “womeninjordan” Read More »

Syrian artists join #ART4PEACE campaign in London

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Amman(womeninjordan)—Syrian artists Ibrahim Fakhri and Tarek Tuma have joined the #ART4PEACE campaign in London by creating two powerful canvases in reaction to the crisis in Syria. The campaign was launched earlier this month by peacebuilding charity International Alert, inviting more than 20 artists to paint their interpretations of peace. It will draw to a close with a public auction at ... Read More »

Japanese Animation Film Week


Amman(womeninjordan)– Japanese embassy in Amman announces the opening of the Japanese Animation Film Week, on Sunday the 21st of September at the Royal Film Commission open-air theatre at 8 pm. For one week, there shall be the screening selection of some of Japan’s finest representatives of its giant animation industry. Read More »

The 26th European Film Festival kicks off in Zarqa


Amman(womeninjordan)—under the Patronage of HRH Princess Rym Ali The European Union Delegation in Jordan is proud to launch the 26thannual EuropeanFilm Festival in four cities around the Kingdom in September, before hosting the event in Amman in October. The festival aims to reach out to diverse audiences, targeting families, youth and people living outside the capital. The Film Festival will ... Read More »

Circassian traditions live on through young members of dance troupe


AMMAN(womeninjordan)– — For young Circassian Bilal Libzo, dancing is not simply a means of entertainment, but a way to remain attached to his forefathers’ heritage and traditions. “Dancing is something I am proud of because its symbolism is significant,” said the 16-year-old, who is part of the Young Highlanders, a Circassian troupe with 250 members aged between six and 16. ... Read More »

Festival seeks to promote art, beauty to counter regional turmoil


AMMAN (womeninjordan)–— A local festival that opens next Tuesday seeks to promote the culture of art and beauty in a region characterised by wars and turmoil, according to its organisers. The “Khan Al Funoun” festival seeks to allow Jordanians free admission to poetry, music and visual art activities, in addition to a book signing event, festival coordinator and poet Jumana ... Read More »

Two musical concerts for the children of Gaza

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For the children of Gaza Two musical concerts for The Palestine Youth Orchestra presented by the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music In cooperation with Friends of Jordan festivals, the National Conservatory of Music, Al Balad theatre, Orange Red. The Palestine Youth Orchestra Conducted by: Tom Hammond Accompanied by Rim Talhami and the clarinetist Mohammed Najem On the 20th and ... Read More »

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