ASHEKMAN Are Drawing a Massive “Salam” (Peace) Sign on Ouzai Rooftops

ASHEKMAN just kicked off a huge project in Beirut's Ouzai area where they will be painting hundreds of houses and buildings to show the word سلام . The gigantic Arabic calligraffiti will be visible from the sky for all planes landing in the nearby Beirut airport. The aim is to "convey a bold and positive message to the rest of the world that #Lebanon is a country of diversity, tolerance and peace". This is an…

What’s Happening to Beirut’s Rose House (La Maison Rose)?

La Maison Rose is one of the oldest mansions in Ras Beirut that was built in the 19th century overlooking the lighthouse in Manara. Back in 2014, British artist Tom Young, who fell in love with the house, was offered a studio space over the summer by the owner and later on decided to turn the mansion into an exhibition venue and open it to the public. "La Maison Rose" opened last year from November…
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Lebanon’s First Tattoo Festival

2 weeks ago
Lebanon is having its first ever tattoo festival on May 6th and 7th at Concrete 1994 in Sin el Fil. 14 local tattoo artists will be participating and you can get yourself INKED live at ...
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ASHEKMAN’s take on Trump & Tolerance

3 weeks ago
ASHEKMAN were invited to take part in an international group exhibition in the US entitled “Trumpomania” where they drew Trump’s face, using Arabic #calligraffiti and used a powerful Gibran Khalil Gibran quote that says “You ...
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Watch “Hona Beirut” on April 18 and 21

1 month ago
HONA Beirut debuted on April 13th, the anniversary of the start of the Lebanese Civil War. The play is a dark comedy directed by Yehya Jaber and produced by MARCH Lebanon, where 18 young men ...
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Majida El Roumi Honored by The Spanish Ambassador in #Lebanon

2 months ago
Lebanese singer Majida el Roumi was honored by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon and awarded the Order of Civil Merit (Commander Rank) which is granted by the Spanish King. El Roumi has been recognized with ...
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La Nuit des Musées 2017: Visit Lebanon’s Museums For Free on April 7

2 months ago
The Ministry of culture is organizing the 4th edition of “Museums Night” on Friday the 7th of April from 5 PM till midnight. Museums will open at night and will be free for all visitors. ...
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Lebanese Women Entrepeneurs Highlighted in #Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness Initiative

2 months ago
Facebook recently launched the #SheMeansBusiness global program to train and inspire women entrepreneurs on using Facebook and Instagram as platforms for their businesses. They are partnering with organizations in the UAE and Egypt to enable ...
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After Winning at “Les Victoires De la Musique”, Ibrahim Maalouf Clinches César Award

2 months ago
Two weeks after winning the “Concert/Musical Show of the Year” (Spectacle musical/Tournée/Concert) award at France’s 32nd edition of “Victoires de la Musique”, French-Lebanese trumpet player and teacher and composer Ibrahim Maalouf won a César for ...
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La Plume de Pierre (Pierre Sadek Foundation) Caricatures on Display at The Sursock Museum

2 months ago
Pierre Sadek was Lebanon’s leading political caricaturist and a genius. During my AUB years, I spent countless hours looking through old archives and checking his brilliant newspapers caricatures from the 70s and 80s. Following his ...
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