Les Victoires De la Musique 2017: Ibrahim Maalouf Wins Concert/Musical Show of the Year

The 32nd edition of "Victoires de la Musique" was held yesterday in Paris and French-Lebanese Ibrahim Maalouf won the "Concert/Musical Show of the Year" award. The annual ceremony is held yearly since 1985 to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry under the patronage of the French Ministry. These awards are considered the French equivalent to the Grammy Awards. Maalouf won born in Beirut and now lives in Paris. He won the award for his…

Learn to Love #Beirut

So a French astronaut shows interest in our city which he happens to find beautiful, and we just take this opportunity to roll out all our anger and negativity. A foreigner shares his fascination with a city, sees the beauty in it that we do not see, and instead of appreciating this, we crap all over his post. To say I have always loved Beirut would be an utter lie. I love the dream of…

Lebanon to Impose An Additional 500% Tax on Alcohol?

As if it's not expensive enough to buy drinks at pubs and night clubs in Lebanon, the government is apparently planning to impose an additional 500% tax on alcohol. According to this MTV report: - The tax on 1 liter of wine and champagne will increase from 200 LL to 1000 LL. - The tax on 1 liter of beer will increase from 60 LL to 300 LL. - The tax on 1 liter of…
Automotive

El Wade3 Felten

2 weeks ago
I couldn’t find a better caption to describe this video. There are so many wrongs that I don’t even know where to start: – Where these two tires come from? – Why is this guy ...
Beirut

Beirut as Seen From Space

2 weeks ago
French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet shared yesterday a stunning shot of Beirut taken from the International Space Station. Pesquet has never been to Beirut yet but none of us Lebanese have seen Beirut the way he ...
Advertising

littleBits Places Arabic Billboard in Times Square

2 weeks ago
“We Invent the World We Want to Live In”: This is the advertisement that littleBits has placed in Arabic on a billboard in Times Square to send out “a message of inclusivity and diversity, and ...
Critiques

Massive Billboard Falls & Crushes Cars in Zalka

2 weeks ago
The strong winds today brought down a huge billboard today in Zalka which landed on several cars. Once again we are fortunate that no one was injured or killed in this incident but this raises ...
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