Beirut Chants: 29 Free Concerts Celebrating Diversity & Promoting A Culture of Peace

This year marks the 9th edition of Beirut Chants, a festival that has become one of the Christmas season’s most anticipated events. Every year during Christmas, concerts are organized in all of Beirut's historical churches and features famous international and local musicians, artists and choirs. The festival started in 2009 and is meant to promote the values of humanity, peace, citizenship and tolerance through music and it's open to all people of all ages, economic status and religions. We have some of the…
Critiques

Fairouz Songs Banned At the Lebanese University – Hadath

9 months ago
A group of LU students decided to honor their friend who recently died in a car crash so they invited his mom and wanted to play Fairouz songs in the university since he loves Fairouz ...
Baladi

Chico Records [Beirut] Among The World’s Best Record Shops

9 months ago
Video Chico was established as a record store in the 1960s and has long been considered as a Mecca for vinyl collectors in the region. Chico was recently featured in an article on [TheVinylFactory]. Chico ...
Fun

Pink Martini Sings Al Bint Al Shalabiya by Fairouz

9 months ago
I am a Pink Martini fan but this is bad. Mish Zabta lol! Via Mustapha ...
Baladi

Paragliding “Band” Plays Lebanese National Anthem in the Sky

10 months ago
A group of para-gliders got their instruments up in the sky and played the Lebanese National Anthem while flying. Manale Nehme, Valerie Zakka, Nabil Abou Assi and Patrick Mouaness produced this video for Lebanon’s Independence ...
History

Lebanon at the Disco Dance Finals in 1980

10 months ago
I have no idea how my friend Mark dug out this video but it’s pretty cool. There was a Lebanese participant at the the 1980 Disco Dance World Finals called Henri Daou. I have no ...
Fun

So “Jenno Notto” is a Thing Now?

10 months ago
I once heard that song a while ago but I thought it was a joke. After seeing it on Adel’s show yesterday, a friend told me it’s now trending in weddings and night clubs now. ...
Art

“Kafas” By Joumana Haddad: Rawness, Boldness, Comedy and Anger

10 months ago
“Kafas” (“قفص”) is the most recent play by the one and only Joumana Haddad. Haddad is a Lebanese journalist, activist, poet, instructor, author and the head of the cultural pages for An Nahar newspaper. She’s ...
Baladi

Google Celebrates Wadih El Safi

10 months ago
Google’s doodle today is a tribute to Wadih el Safi, one of Lebanon’s most prominent cultural icons, on his 95th birthday. El Safi passed away two years ago at the age of 92. El Safi ...
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