Community outreach for cultural inclusiveness: going beyond the physical walls of Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation’s Public Library Edit

Emanating from the belief that culture is a necessity rather than a luxury, the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation was established by Arab Bank in 1978 as a pioneering non-profit initiative to support cultural and social responsibility initiatives in the Arab World. The Foundation aims to serve as a beacon of light in Jordan and the Arab World by laying the groundwork for a society that nurtures reading, caters to scientific research and innovation, and promotes cultural enlightenment. Read More

The Film Committee at the Shoman Foundation screens the Cuban film "Death of a Bureaucratic"

The Cinema Committee at the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation will screen, tomorrow evening, Tuesday, August 31st, at 6:30 pm, the Cuban film "Death of a Bureaucratic" directed by Thomas Gutierrez Alia, in the open air from the roof of the foundation. The 1966 film tells the story of a Cuban worker who dies by a mistake, his union card is buried with him, and it soon becomes crystal clear to the worker's widow that she needs the card to claim his pension. The worker's nephew begins his hilarious b... Read More

The Abdul Hameed Shoman submits the selected works of Children’s Literature to the Scientific Committee

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation has transferred the works of the participants in its recent session of the Children’s Literature Prize to the jury that was recently formed by the Higher Committee of the Prize consisting of an elite group of authors in literature, criticism and the field of children’s literature. The Foundation has closed the door for participation at its 15th edition which was devoted for "Diary of a Boy/Girl" adressed to the age group 10-14 years. According to the Foundat... Read More

A poetry evening at Shoman Foundation for the two poets Al-Bayatna and Al-Mubarak

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, The Arab Bank’s Cultural and Social Responsibility arm, hosted a poetry evening by the two poets Duaa Al-Bayatna and Amani Al-Mubarak, presented by Abdullah Al-Zoubi with musical accompaniment with musician Hammam Eid Al-Qanun. It was filmed live on Zoom and the official Facebook account of the foundation. The two poets, Al-Bayatna and Al-Mubarak, read a number of their poems, which comes within poetry evenings organized by the Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Libr... Read More

Publication and signing of the Novel "Rawat lee Hikayataha" by the writer, Khalki, in "Shoman Foundation"

The Abdul Hameed Shoman Public Library organized, as part of the library’s reading program, yesterday, Wednesday’s evening, a publication and signing ceremony for her celebrated novel “Rawat lee Hikayataha” by the writer Dr. Suzan Khalki, was held at the Abdul Hameed Shoman Cultural Foundation’s forum, and it was filmed live on Zoom and the Foundation’s page on Facebook. The ceremony was indeed moderated by Samer Al-Majali. The writer Khalki pointed out that the first work of any writer or... Read More

Shoman's film committee features the Mexican film ‘Wolves’

The Film Committee of the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation will screen on Tuesday evening, August 24, at 6:30 p.m. located in the foundation's headquarter, the Mexican film "Wolves" directed by Samuel Kishi. The 2019 film is about post-immigration and identity problems, trying to live in a different country and a different society, and starting a fresh life. The film deals with the story of Max and Leo, aged 8 and 5, traveling from Mexico to the United States with their mother Lucia in search of a... Read More
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