I’m a Speaker at The French Embassy’s “La Nuit des idées” on Jan 26

The French Institute in Beirut is organizing tomorrow January 26th an open event entitled “la Nuit des idées” from 6PM till midnight at the French Embassy in Beirut where people from different backgrounds will be debating over the theme “un monde commun” through different topics. I will be taking part as a speaker under the theme “Quelle place pour la liberté d’expression sur les réseaux sociaux ?” or “Where does freedom of speech stand on…

Creative Space Beirut: Beirut’s First Free Fashion School is Breaking Barriers & Offering Quality Education

I never had the chance to write about Creative Space Beirut but they've just been featured on Ozy so I thought this would be a nice opportunity to shed the light on this beautiful and inspiring initiative that was started back in 2011 by Parsons graduate, Sarah Hermez, and her former Parsons professor, Caroline Simonelli and they've just graduated their first class of designs in Fall 2016. What is Creative Space Beirut? CSB is a…
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Byblos Got its First Bike Sharing Station as Well!

1 month ago
The bike sharing system is spreading across Lebanon. Beirut got its first bike sharing station two days ago and Byblos followed today. Let’s hope that this project will expand outside Beirut to include all of ...
Baladi

AUB Kicks Off #BoldlyAUB Campaign With The Largest Donation in its History

1 month ago
Two years after receiving the largest single donation ($32 million) in its 147-year history donation, the American University of Beirut received this week an even bigger donation presented by the Semaan Foundation. The amount of ...
Automotive

First Bike Sharing Station Launched in Beirut

1 month ago
We finally have a bike sharing system in Beirut thanks to efforts from Jawad Sbeity in collaboration with Beirut’s governor Ziad Chebib and Beirut’s municipality. The first sample station was set up yesterday near Le ...
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Stunning Drone Footage Over The Majestic Mount Sannine

1 month ago
Check out this beautiful drone footage taken over the majestic Mount Sannine by Ziad Orfali. There’s also a GOPRO footage skiing down “Al Bahsa” slope. Enjoy! ...
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Al Kassouf Grand Hotel

1 month ago
Check out these beautiful shots that I took from inside the iconic Al Kassouf Hotel in Shweir, which was built in the 1930s and damaged during the war. According to a 2013 post on Shweir.com, ...
Art

World-Renowed Street Artist Retna Paints Ashrafieh and Ouzai

1 month ago
Marquis Lewis, known as Retna, is an American contemporary street artist of African-American, El Salvadorian and Cherokee descent. During the holidays, Loft Investments by Ayad Nasser in partnership with curator19.90 flew in Retna to Beirut ...
Baladi

A Message from 1 Lebanese Minister & 10 Little Engineers

1 month ago
Minister Nicolas Sehnaoui served as a Minister of Telecommunications between June 2011 and February 2014 yet unlike most ministers, he didn’t fade away when his term ended but on the contrary has become even more ...
Baladi

Lebanese Blogs 2016 Year in Review: BlogBaladi Among The Most Viral Blogs

1 month ago
Lebanon’s most popular blog aggregator Lebanese Blogs has published “The 16 Most Viral Lebanese Blog Posts of 2016” based on hard data gathered and analyzed from the thousands of posts that were published and indexed ...
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