What You’re Missing Out At The 2017 Beirut Cultural Festivals

Wednesday June 28th was the opening night for Beirut's Cultural Festivals and the first screening of a "Journey Through Time", the festival's centerpiece and a true masterpiece. From the live orchestra, the script, the spectacular visuals and enormous screen, the whole show was breath-taking and captivating from start till end. Nejmeh Square's iconic clock tower was kept as the show's focal point, but they had an elevator installed underneath it to bring it down in…

Beirut Cultural Festivals Awarded Guinness World Record For Largest 3D projection

The Beirut Cultural Festivals kick off on June 28th and preparations are still underway for the two brilliant productions that will be exclusively orchestrated and executed by talented Lebanese musicians and artists, and will be projected on the largest screen in the world. Many asked me if it was truly the largest screen in the world and the Guinness World Record people were here yesterday to confirm that the 2,446 square meters screen set up…
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Alwan Beirut: The first 100% Lebanese Animated Movie

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

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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 ...
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Beirut Cultural Festivals 2017: An Unprecedented Journey into the Story of Beirut

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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

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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

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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 ...
Art

Are we getting an Opera House in Beirut?

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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

2 months 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 ...
Architecture

What’s Happening to Beirut’s Rose House (La Maison Rose)?

2 months 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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