La Nuit des Musées 2018: Visit Lebanon’s Museums For Free on April 14th

The 5th edition of "La Nuit des Musées" is being organized by the Lebanese Ministry of Culture on Saturday April 14th from 5PM till 11PM. Similarly to last year, thirteen museums are taking part in this year's "La Nuit des Musées" and will be free for all visitors. Which museums can you visit? Musée National de Beyrouth – Beirut National Museum Address: Mathaf, Damascus Road Opening Hours: 5PM till 11PM MIM, Le Musée des Minéraux…

My Dad’s Portrait By The Super Talented Samia Al Homsi Dagher

Samia Dagher is a software engineer from Tripoli but also a highly talented artist who specializes in drawing portraits using ballpoint pens, colored pencils or simply pencils and charcoals. I've been following her page for a couple of years now and her paintings are absolutely mind blowing. The attention to details, the precision and the finishing touches are quite amazing; you can check it for yourself . I asked Samia a couple of months ago…
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Cinema Returns to Tyre as Rivoli Reopens

6 months ago
After bringing back to life El Hamra cinema few years back to hold Tyre’s first ever international film festival, Kassem Istanbouli has taken the abandoned Rívoli Cinema of Tyre, for its restoration and opening as ...
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A Lebanese National Pavilion at The 2018 Venice Biennale For the First Time!

6 months ago
Minister of Culture and the Order Of Engineers And Architects Of Beirut announced yesterday along with the Italian Ambassador and architect Hala Younes that Lebanon will be represented officially at the 16th edition of the ...
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A Kids Play That’s Even More Complex than Game of Thrones

10 months ago
Can someone explain what this “Pierre de Lune” play is about? I heard the Bte7la el 7ayet interview like 10 times and I still don’t get it LOL! In fact, I first heard about it ...
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Metamorphosis of Beirut From 1870 Till 2052 at Beyt Amir

10 months ago
There’s a really interesting exhibition taking place at Beyt Amir entitled “Temporary – Metamorphosis of a city: Beirut 1870 – 2052“. The exhibition is a tribute to Beirut through photographs, prints, and installations showing how ...
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Yazan Halwani’s Latest Stunning Mural on Beirut’s Greenline

10 months ago
Yazan strikes again, this time with a beautiful mural painted on building previously destroyed by the Civil War located on Beirut’s Greenline – the former frontline of the Civil War splitting Beirut into the Christian ...
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“Stolen” Salvador Dali Portrait of Mrs. Reeves Seized in Beirut

10 months ago
I’m surprised this story did not make a major buzz locally and internationally. The ISF has apparently recovered this week a painting thought to be an original work by Salvador Dali, a prominent Spanish surrealist ...
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ASHEKMAN #OperationSALAM is Complete

11 months ago
After three weeks of hard work, ASHEKMAN has finally completed a huge project in Tripoli where they painted a gigantic Arabic #Calligraffiti of the word #peace or #سلام on 85 rooftops in Syria street, which ...
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Marble Bull’s Head From The Temple of Echmoun Recovered by the Ministry of Culture

11 months ago
The Minister of Culture announced a couple days ago that the marble bull’s head from the Phoenician temple of Echmoun was finally returned to Lebanon. The head was reportedly looted from an archaeological storage area ...
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