Capharnaüm Unanimously Voted to Represent #Lebanon at the 2019 Oscars

Nadine Labaki's latest blockbuster "Capharnaüm", which earned her worldwide success and the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival last May among many other awards and nominations, was voted on Tuesday, in the premises of the Lebanese Ministry of Culture, by a jury of 15 experts and critics, to represent Lebanon at the Oscars 2019 under the "Best Foreign Film" category. https://twitter.com/capharnaumfilm/status/1042062439267745792 The nominees should all be announced before January 22, 2019, while the official ceremony will take place…

In Pictures: Tom Young’s Grand Sofar Exhibition

Tom Young’s new exhibit debuted on September 16 at the Sofar Grand Hotel and will continue till October 14th.The exhibition will comprise forty artworks on canvas spread across the ground floor in a curatorial attempt to transport visitors to suspended moments in history. Our friend and talented photographer Jad Ghorayeb visited the exhibition and the pictures speak for themselves. I'm sharing some and you can check out the rest . Make sure to also follow…

Basketball – Lebanon fades in the dying minutes against New Zealand

A perfect first quarter seemed to put us on track for an excellent win against the Tall Blacks, but the Lebanese players melted in the heat down under and succumbed to 25 offensive rebounds by New Zealand and their last-minute recruit Corey Webster, to lose 63-60 in the dying minutes of a match they had their grasp firmly on. Contrary to last week's encounter against China, during which we played catch up for most of the…

#Lebanon is too Diverse for a Single Trip – Video by Tolt is Out

So the famous French travel vlogger Tolt did end up releasing a "Don't go to #Lebanon" and it looks pretty cool! However, it did feel like watching the "Rise Above Lebanon" tourism video with all these drone shots, but it's always refreshing to see a positive video on our country, one that beautifully portrays it and dispels all the misconceptions. On a side note, some of these misconceptions are quite new to me like "Lebanon…
Animals & Wildlife

Did the Ship With “Infected Cows” Dock at Beirut’s Port or Not?

6 days ago
I’ve been following this story for the last couple of days and I can’t really tell who’s lying and who’s telling the truth. The Ministry of Agriculture has been denying since day the story but ...
Sports

Tennis – Lebanon rewrites history in Davis Cup with Thailand win

1 week ago
While the country’s eyes are on New Zealand for tomorrow morning’s basketball match between Lebanon and the Tall Blacks, a 20-year-old Hady Habib, ranked #643 in the ATP, claimed the final point in the tie ...
Critiques

Works Halted at Horsh Beirut For New General Security Bldg

1 week ago
Every now and then, we hear about new works near Horsh Beirut, whether it’s a hospital or now a new General Security building. I don’t know why they hate this green space so much, but ...
Mags & Books

Emily Nasrallah Honored with Stamp as Final Book goes on Sale

1 week ago
In collaboration with the Ministry of Telecommunications, Liban Post issued on September 5 a stamp to honor prominent Lebanese author Emily Nasrallah, who passed away on March 14. The stamp’s face value is 1,250 LBP and ...
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