Alwan Beirut: The first 100% Lebanese Animated Movie

We've seen short animated movies in Lebanon before but we've never had a 90 minute long animated 100% Lebanese movie. Beirut Cultural Festivals want to reach out to young viewers and help them explore our country's marvellous regions and unique heritage on the largest screen in the world. . "Alwan Beirut" is showing from July 3 till July 5 at Beirut's Hippodrome. The story’s main character is a cartoon Nejmeh Square clock, who is sad…

#SorryIDrowned: A 6-minute Poignant Film by Médecins Sans Frontières

The estimated death toll among migrants in the Mediterranean reached at least 5,000 last year, a new high according to UN agencies. Unfortunately, this is not stopping hundreds of thousands of people, including many from Tripoli, fleeing war and despair from trying to reach Europe illegally. More than 20,000 people were rescued last year by Médecins Sans Frontières . I shared the full film below. It is worth noting that the words in the film…
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Beirut Cultural Festivals 2017: An Unprecedented Journey into the Story of Beirut

3 weeks ago
Beirut Cultural Festivals is the best thing that came to Beirut last year. Beirut were in dire need of a grandiose spectacle that serves its history right and match its modern and busy life. Last ...
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Huge Fairouz Mural by ASHEKMAN

3 weeks ago
ASHEKMAN are putting the final touches on a huge mural in Beirut as a tribute to the legendary Lebanese singer Fairouz. The graffiti is located in Cornice el Mazraa next to the Cola bridge. ASHEKMAN ...
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My Favorite Red Bull 2017 Doodle Entries & The Region Winner

4 weeks ago
Red Bull Doodle Art winners are out and it’s Samer Nehme from Alba who emerged as a region winner. Red Bull Doodle Art is organized yearly where doodlers are asked to get creative and use ...
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Are we getting an Opera House in Beirut?

4 weeks ago
The Lebanese Ministry of Culture is seeking funds to open an opera house in Beirut and “has signed an agreement with China for a grant of $35 million to develop the National Conservatoire for Music ...
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ASHEKMAN Are Drawing a Massive “Salam” (Peace) Sign on Ouzai Rooftops

1 month ago
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 (Peace in Arabic). The gigantic Arabic calligraffiti will be ...
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What’s Happening to Beirut’s Rose House (La Maison Rose)?

1 month ago
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 ...
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Lebanon’s First Tattoo Festival

1 month 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

1 month 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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