Lebanon’s First Tattoo Festival

Lebanon is having its first ever tattoo festival on May 6th and 7th at Concrete 1994 in Sin el Fil. 14 local tattoo artists will be participating and you can get yourself INKED live at the event by booking your artists for a consultation ahead of time. I'm not a tattoo fan even though I helped my brother design one for himself, but I'm really glad they're organizing a tattoo festival here as it would…

ASHEKMAN’s take on Trump & Tolerance

ASHEKMAN were invited to take part in an international group exhibition in the US entitled "Trumpomania" where they drew Trump's face, using Arabic #calligraffiti and used a powerful Gibran Khalil Gibran quote that says "You are blind and I am deaf and mute, so put ur hand in my hand so we realize each other". The quote says it all, and the fact that Gibran was a US immigrant makes it even better. The exhibition…
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Watch “Hona Beirut” on April 18 and 21

3 months ago
HONA Beirut debuted on April 13th, the anniversary of the start of the Lebanese Civil War. The play is a dark comedy directed by Yehya Jaber and produced by MARCH Lebanon, where 18 young men ...
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Majida El Roumi Honored by The Spanish Ambassador in #Lebanon

4 months ago
Lebanese singer Majida el Roumi was honored by the Spanish Ambassador in Lebanon and awarded the Order of Civil Merit (Commander Rank) which is granted by the Spanish King. El Roumi has been recognized with ...
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La Nuit des Musées 2017: Visit Lebanon’s Museums For Free on April 7

4 months ago
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. ...
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Lebanese Women Entrepeneurs Highlighted in #Facebook’s #SheMeansBusiness Initiative

4 months 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

4 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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

5 months 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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