Majida El Roumi Honored by The Spanish Ambassador in #Lebanon

Lebanese singer Majida el Roumi was honored by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon and awarded the Order of Civil Merit which is granted by the Spanish King. El Roumi has been recognized with many awards and honors and also serves as UN Goodwill Ambassador. El Roumi started singing at age 17 and is one of the most acclaimed and beloved Arab singers. I found a video of the occasion of the event held: and here…

La Nuit des Musées 2017: Visit Lebanon’s Museums For Free on April 7

The Ministry of culture is organizing the 4th edition of “Museums Night” on Friday the 7th of April from 5 PM till midnight. Museums will open at night and will be free for all visitors. The turnout to last year's edition was great and there are two additional museums on the list this year. However, I wish if they had organized it over the weekend instead of Friday to avoid causing a huge traffic like…
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Lebanese Women Entrepeneurs Highlighted in #Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness Initiative

3 weeks ago
Facebook recently launched the #SheMeansBusiness global program to train and inspire women entrepreneurs on using Facebook and Instagram as platforms for their businesses. They are partnering with organizations in the UAE and Egypt to enable ...
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After Winning at “Les Victoires De la Musique”, Ibrahim Maalouf Clinches César Award

1 month ago
Two weeks after winning the “Concert/Musical Show of the Year” (Spectacle musical/Tournée/Concert) award at France’s 32nd edition of “Victoires de la Musique”, French-Lebanese trumpet player and teacher and composer Ibrahim Maalouf won a César for ...
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La Plume de Pierre (Pierre Sadek Foundation) Caricatures on Display at The Sursock Museum

1 month ago
Pierre Sadek was Lebanon’s leading political caricaturist and a genius. During my AUB years, I spent countless hours looking through old archives and checking his brilliant newspapers caricatures from the 70s and 80s. Following his ...
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Said Akl Graffiti Vandalized in Gemmayze

1 month ago
Said Akl’s graffiti in Gemmayze was recently vandalized. Few months ago, someone added some lipstick on the poet’s lips but now it got totally ruined. Said Akl is considered one of the most important modern ...
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ASHEKMAN Taking Part in Saudi Arabia’s First Ever Comic-Con

1 month ago
Saudi Arabia is currently hosting its first ever Comic-con, a three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events. Two prominent “Game of Thrones” stars attended the event: Julian Glover (Grand Maester Pycelle) ...
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Transforming Arabic Words Into Illustrations Showing Their Meaning

1 month ago
I’m not really sure who’s behind these illustrations to be honest but I love the concept and execution. Basically, they manipulated Arabic words and turned them into illustrations that show the literal meaning of these ...
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World-Renowed Street Artist Retna Paints Ashrafieh and Ouzai

2 months 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 ...
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#IndeedBetterTogether: Tripoli Kicks Off its Christmas Festivities

3 months ago
#TripoliLB unveiled yesterday its stunning Christmas tree at the Rachid Karameh expo under the #IndeedBetterTogether slogan to send out a message of unity and hope to all the Tripolitans and Lebanese. The tree was set ...
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