Lebanon’s First Hockey Team

A group of Lebanese Montrealers who love to play hockey have decided to get organized and form Lebanon's first hockey team. There's still no formal structure but they have already played a couple of exhibition games against Team Haiti, Egypt, Morocco & Algeria and have won on every occasion. They're doing it out of love for the sport and their country Lebanon but they're also aiming big and want to get accepted into the International…

E24: 24/7 Electricity Without Generators

The first time I heard about E24 was back in May when it was featured by The World Economic Forum among the nine Lebanese startups sharing the fourth industrial revolution. E24 was founded by Antoine Saab in 2011 and provides 24/7 electricity without generators by effectively stocking and managing electrical power. Saab developed an energy storage system that collects and reserves electricity from solar panels or the grid, so residents don’t have to pay the…
Art

ASHEKMAN Awesome new Mural in Baalbeck

2 weeks ago
ASHEKMAN teamed up with a local independent NGO (الجمعية اللبنانية للتعايش والانماء) in Baalbeck and came up with one awesome mural honoring Lebanon’s titans Fairouz, Sabah and Wadih el Safi. The aim was to beautify ...
Baladi

Venice’74: Kamel el Basha Wins Best Actor Award For “The Insult” by Ziad Doueiri

2 weeks ago
The Insult by Ziad Doueiri clinched its first international award as Kamel el Basha, who plays the Palestinian refugee (Yasser), won Best Actor Award – Coppa Volpi (Volpi Cup) at the Venice 2017 festival. “The ...
Baladi

In Pictures: Ibrahim Shaker Palace – Ras Al Jabal / Aley

2 weeks ago
Saudi business magnate Ibrahim Shaker had his villa built in one of the most strategic locations in Aley in the 1950s. Shaker was a business pioneer in Saudi Arabia and a member of the Administrative ...
Baladi

Wissam Kamal The First Lebanese Comedian on Comedy Central Arabia

3 weeks ago
Wissam Kamal is making his debut tonight on Comedy Central Arabia as he is taking part in the channel’s latest show “Ridiculousness Arabia – Season 2”. For those who are not familiar with Comedy Central, ...
Baladi

In Pictures: Abandoned Amriyeh Hotel

3 weeks ago
Amriyeh Hotel was once one of Lebanon’s biggest hotels and a touristic hot spot. It was owned by Kayssar Amer and had its own theater and cinema. The hotel was located at Bekfaya’s entrance on ...
Alcohol

Mike Kassabian Wins FIRST Prize At the Diageo #WorldClass2017 Global Finals

1 month ago
After winning Lebanon’s best mixologist title back in July, Sapa Beirut‘s Mike Kassabian flew to Mexico to represent Lebanon in the global finales and won the FIRST Prize in Cocktails at Home Challenge! This is ...
Architecture

In Pictures: Abandoned Beidas Villa – Bhamdoun

1 month ago
Our friend Jad Ghorayeb paid a visit to the Beidas Villa in Bhamdoun this past weekend and shared those awesome shots of the abandoned villa. The owner was a Palestinian Lebanese banker called Yousef Beidas, ...
Baladi

CNN’s Top 20 Middle Eastern foods

1 month ago
CNN asked Lebanese-American food blogger Bethany Kehdy about her favorite Middle Eastern dishes and got inspired from Kehdy’s taste to list the top 20 Middle Eastern foods. Hummus came on top of the list, followed ...
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