Amman Jazz Festival

Jordanian Pianist Kicks off 8th Annual Amman Jazz Festival

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AMMAN — Amman’s eighth annual jazz festival launched on Friday evening at Al Shams Theatre, with seasoned Jordanian jazz pianist Omar Faqir and his band delivering the festival’s first performance. Alongside the pianist was his brother Alaa on guitar and two guest musicians from Lebanon and Syria — Omar Harb on bass and Gio Najarian on drums.

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Tourism Board Launches Charter Flights from Poland to Aqaba

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 AMMAN — Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) Director General Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat on Sunday announced the launch of charter flights from Poland to Aqaba. The charter flights are expected to carry more than 3,000 Polish tourists aboard 16 flights planned for 2019, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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Al Salt Tours

Cooperation Framework Under Way for Historical Site Preservation in Salt

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 AMMAN — HRH Princess Dana Firas, chairperson of the International Council on Monuments and Sites-Jordan, and Salt Mayor Khalid Khashman on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the field of training for the preservation, maintenance and administration of historical and archaeological monuments and sites.

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