The Value of Heritage

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Have you ever thought about the value of your heritage? Whether it is represented by places, objects, customs, values and creative expressions, our heritage defines us. #HeritageStory

Unfortunately, for Syrians and many other populations, the loss of their heritage is a reality. Protecting culture today is essential for building peace tomorrow. Get involved! Visit and

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* Video produced by the UNESCO Beirut Office in the framework of the Emergency Safeguarding of the Syrian Cultural Heritage project, funded by the European Union and supported by the Flemish Government and the Government of Austria.

Video credits:

Cast (in order of appearance):
Jackson Allers (USA)
Zhang Ping (China)
Thomas Wegener (Germany)
Preethi Nallu (India)
Nasser H Ali (Niger)
Rabih Karazon (Syria)
Julia Mendoza (Argentina)
Aphrodite Radi (Lebanon)

Supervised by: Raed Rafei

Producer: Keeward
Line Producer: Leia Hasrouty
Director: Zahi Farah
Casting Director: Petra Serhal
Production Designer: Issa Kandil
Director of Photography: Karim Ghorayeb
Assistant Director: Andrew Hraiz
Second Camera Operator: Julien Kai
Casting Assistant / Production Coordinator: Theresia Chalouhi
Music composer: Khaled Al-Jaramani
Sound recording / Sound Mixing: Shadi Abi Chacra
Colorist: Belal Hibri - Lucid Post
Make Up Artist: Celine Aouad
E-loader: Krystel Chaker

Special thanks:
Mario Thoumy - Crepaway
Maroun El Khoury - Media Square
Armelle Arrou, Xara Bennett-Jones, Sarah Ninon Bertrand, Vincent Defourny, Mada El Dibs, Georges Khawam, Qiaohui Kou, Cristina Menegazzi - UNESCO (

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