The Story of Beirut: A Spectacular Start To The Beirut Cultural Festival

The Story of Beirut was the centerpiece of the May 17-22 Beirut Cultural Festival and the best possible way to kick off the first edition of these festivals. Using Nejmeh Square's iconic clock tower as its focal point, the show took us back to the Phoenicians, then the Roman Empire, the Ottoman rule, the French mandate, our independence in 1943, Beirut's glorious years in the 1960s, the unfortunate civil war and the reconstruction that followed,…

Caught on Video: Selling Votes for $200 in Zahle

The Interior Ministry should investigate that video and take the necessary measures. There has been talks since the morning about bribes in Zahle yet the ministry insisted there was no proof. This looks like clear proof to me unless the whole video is fabricated. In all cases, this needs to be investigated. Her: Wou iza ro7na 2adde bi2abbedna? Deghre bi2abdik. Her: Houwwe 3and Fattoush fo2 3am bi2abdo? Eh bil Markaz. Her: 2adde ya3ne chi $200?…
Art

The Beirut Rose House Collective

10 months ago
Two years ago, the famous 19th century Beirut mansion Rose House (La Maison Rose) was open to the public as British Artist Tom Young showcased his work and hosted a series of events at “La ...
Automotive

GoPro Camera Records Amchit Motorcycle Crash

11 months ago
A motorist caught on his GoPro a bike running into someone crossing the Amchit highway. Luckily no one was hurt in the accident and the biker explained in a comment that he wasn’t driving at ...
Lebanon

The White Face Of Lebanon: A Video That Sums Up This Year’s Gorgeous Winter Season

1 year ago
We’ve seen Lebanon’s natural beauty through the eyes of Lebanese water skiing champion Silvio Chiha during summer and now here’s another stunning video that perfectly sums up this year’s winter season. I took few screenshots ...
Critiques

Garbage Crisis in Beirut Back in The Old Days

1 year ago
This is an old interview with an AUB student (Engineer) talking about a garbage crisis at the time (Not sure about the year), and asking people to wrap their garbage properly and not throw them ...
Critiques

Municipalities are Also to Blame For The Garbage Crisis

1 year ago
Making good use of open manholes The majority of municipalities in Lebanon are to blame for the garbage crisis as much as the Lebanese government is. They’ve been doing very little to manage and recycle ...
Lebanon

A Great Flash Mob By The Lebanese Red Cross

1 year ago
That’s a great flash mob and a very smart way to tell people you are recruiting! Spread the message and join the Red Cross if you can. [YouTube] ...
Lebanon

We Finally Have A Kickass Tourism Video In Lebanon

1 year ago
Ever since I started writing on the blog, I’ve been criticizing most of the Ministry of Tourism videos and campaigns because they were bad, but things have improved drastically ever since the LiveLoveLebanon campaign was ...
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