Bcharreh will soon be Home to The World’s Tallest & Biggest Statue of Jesus Christ

Lebanese sculptor and artist Rudy Rahme revealed to Al Jomhouria newspaper that he's sculpting the world's biggest and tallest Jesus Christ statue which will be placed in his hometown Bcharreh once done. The statue is expected to be 54 meter high. In comparison, the famous "Christ the Redeemer" statue towering over Rio de Janeiro is only 38 meters high, while Poland is home to the current world's tallest Jesus statue which reaches 52.5 meters. I…

Ziad Doueiri’s “The Insult” Shortlisted For The Oscars’ Best Foreign Language Film

The Insult became the first ever Lebanese movie to be shortlisted for the Oscars under the Foreign Language category. The Academy had to choose 9 films out of a record-breaking 92 entries this year and later on will select five films from that list which will only be revealed at the Oscars night alongside all other nominations. The nine finalists are: Chile, “A Fantastic Woman,” Sebastián Lelio, director Germany, “In the Fade,” Fatih Akin, director…
Architecture

Handiss.com: Helping Engineers and Architects Do Freelance

4 days ago
I came across Handiss the other day, and I must say I loved what this Lebanese startup is doing. Basically, Handiss is a web platform that connects engineers and architects to companies or individuals that ...
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2017 Rugby League World Cup Rankings: Lebanon Jumps to 9th Spot!

5 days ago
Thew new Rugby League World Cup 2017 standings were announced few days ago and Lebanon was one of the major movers whereas our Cedars team gained 9 spots and now ranks 9th out of 48 ...
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In Pictures: Abandoned Windsor Hotel – Aley

1 week ago
Our friend and talented photographer Jad Ghorayeb [FB] [Insta] paid a visit to yet another abandoned hotel in Lebanon, the Windsor Hotel in Aley. Hotel Windsor was built by J. and W. Takla, and officially ...
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First Ever Lebanese Team in Rally Dakar Launch #BeTheDrive in Support of Anta Akhi

1 week ago
Rally Dakar is the most challenging rally held since 1978. Since 2009, the race has been moved to Latin America, after threats in Mauritania were too great to continue the original route from Paris in ...
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Angels of Joy(Anges de la Joie):#Christmas decoration for a Cause

1 week ago
We’re all looking for unique pieces to decorate our homes for Christmas but this is also the season for giving and helping less fortunate families. A friend brought to my attention recently an initiative called ...
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Lebanese-American Journalist Raghida Dergham Among The 2017 Arab Woman Award Winners

1 week ago
The third edition of the Arab Woman Award was held in London last week and Lebanese-American journalist, Raghida Dargham, was one of the winners. The event is a prestigious new global celebration of achievement and ...
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Byblos Christmas Tree & Decoration 2017

2 weeks ago
The Municipality of Jbeil (Byblos) unveiled yesterday its Christmas tree and decoration and it’s a beauty. Not everyone enjoyed last year’s unusual Christmas tree (which I loved), so it appears the municipality worked on a ...
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Lebanese Fouad Maksoud is Stars of Science Season 9’s Winner!!

3 weeks ago
Stars of Science’s Facebook page just updated their cover photo and announced Fouad Maksoud as the Arab world’s top innovator in the season finale of Stars of Science’s 9th edition. Fouad and his Nano-shielding Textile ...
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