Leave The Beirut Marathon Alone

I've been hearing a lot of attacks on the Beirut Marathon in the last couple of days, and how it's portraying a fake image of Beirut and it's a waste of money. A lot of people were complaining about the fees as well saying that it's a rip off and should be free. To be honest, 40,000 LL is indeed expensive but most of the tickets that are sold are usually sponsored by banks, NGOs…

14-Year-Old Lebanese Wins Apple’s WWDC 2015 Scholarship

Jake al-Mir is only 14 years old and has developed two apps already - Picture from the DailyStar Jake al-Mir is a remarkable 14-year old Lebanese high school student that taught himself how to code at age 12. He came up with an app called "Emoji Escape" two years ago and was invited this year by Apple to attend its World Wide Developer Conference in San Francisco thanks to his app on speeding and driving…
Events

KOHAR: Celebrating Armenian Heritage Through An Outstanding & Magical Performance

1 year ago
I’m sure you’ve all noticed how the Forum de Beyrouth was beautifully lit up and transformed in the past few weeks to accommodate KOHAR’s performances. KOHAR originally started as an independent musical and cultural institution ...
Beirut

Where To Spend Halloween [2015] In Lebanon?

1 year ago
Here are my five favorite Halloween events for the weekend. You can check out the full list of Halloween events and parties in Beirut [here]. 1- Mix FM’s Decadeath: It’s hosted by DJ Rodge and ...
Events

A Blood Donation Campaign On Ashoura

1 year ago
Who is Hussain? and Donner Sang Compter Lebanon in collaboration with AUB MC are organizing a blood donation campaign today in commemoration of Ashoura. This special blood drive aims to encourage those who commemorate Ashoura ...
Events

#DafaCampaign On November 1 To Help Families In Need All Over Lebanon

1 year ago
Winter is coming and a lot of families in Lebanon are unable to stay safe and warm. The #DafaCampaign is aimed at helping all those in need of heating, warm winter clothing, toys, electronics, food ...
Art

All You Need To Know About The Sursock Museum Before Its Re-opening

1 year ago
Nicolas Sursock Museum – Credit-Jacques-Abou-Khaled The Sursock Museum is finally reopening tomorrow after 7 years of renovation and expansion works. The project was initiated in 2000 by the President of the Museum’s Committee at the ...
Events

Donate Your Used Bags To Less Fortunate Children: 250 Bags Still Needed Before Oct 15

1 year ago
Hayda Baytak are teaming up with Virgin Megastore to provide students in an underprivileged orphanage with over 300 bags before the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year. All you have to do is the following: ...
Events

A Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Is Taking Place Tonight: Don’t Miss It!

1 year ago
For those of you who are not working tomorrow or can be a bit late to work, a supermoon lunar eclipse is taking place on Monday morning between 3 a.m (Beirut local time) and 7 ...
Events

Khod Nafas And Join The Beirut Yoga Festival This Weekend!

1 year ago
I think you all remember the picture that went viral last year of a woman who was doing yoga in the middle of the street? Well that was Dalal Harb, the founder of the Beirut ...
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