Hamra Street Cleanup

Volunteers from various NGOs and organizations teamed up today to give back to Hamra some of its glow by cleaning up the area between Rome & Sadat street. This activity was organized by Clean Beirut, a joint initiative by the Makassed Volunteering Unit and the AUB Neighborhood Initiative. The NGOs, civil society groups and businesses who participated are: - Makassed Volunteers - AUB Neighborhood Initiative - American University of Beirut - Ahla Fawda - Nusaned…

Lebanese Photographer Myriam Boulos is This Year’s Magnum Photos Nominee

Magnum Photos is an international photographic cooperative owned by its photographer-members, with offices in New York City, Paris, London and Tokyo. This year, at the 74th Annual General Meeting , two new nominees were selected to join the collective: - Myriam Boulos - William Keo Once voted as a nominee, the candidate has to present a portfolio of new work two years later to be voted on becoming ‘associate members’, and a further two years…
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Lebanese-Born Ardem Patapoutian Wins 2021 Nobel Prize

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded jointly yesterday to two US scientists, David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian. Dr. Julius is a professor of physiology at the University of California in San Francisco ...
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“Alf Leileh w Leil”: A Powerful Song By Michelle & Noel Keserwany Depicting Lebanon’s Suffering

2 weeks ago
The talented Keserwany sisters have released a new track entitled “Alf Leileh w Leil” and it’s yet another masterpiece. In every track that they’ve come up with, Michelle & Noel always knew how to describe ...
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Expo 2020 Dubai’s all-Women Orchestra Led By Lebanese Conductor Yasmina Sabbah

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Expo 2020 Dubai kicked off with an incredible show tonight, including a unique musical experience delivered by an all-women orchestra conducted by Lebanese Yasmina Sabbah. The one-of-a-kind Firdaus Women’s Orchestra includes talented female musicians of ...
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Caroline Hayek (L’Orient-Le Jour) Nominated For The Prestigious Albert Londres Prize

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The Albert Londres association has unveiled the list of articles, films and books pre-selected for the 2021 edition, and Caroline Hayek from L’Orient-Le Jour is among the candidates nominated for the best written report of ...
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Alephia 2053

1 month ago
I just finished “Alephia 2053” and I was pleasantly surprised by how good it was despite being 50 minutes long. Alephia 2053 is the first dystopian animation movie produced in Lebanon and has gathered the ...
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#Beirut Arthaus Named Among Elle Decor’s Most Beautiful New Hotels

1 month ago
On August 4th 2020, one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history pulverized the Beirut port and damaged over half the city. On that same day, Arthaus Beirut Boutique hotel, a 25-room Gemmayze property set ...
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Meet Arz Zahreddine: Lebanon’s Sole Representative at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

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Lebanon is making its comeback to the Paralympic Games after missing out on the last games in Rio in 2016. Arz Zahreddine, a 22-year old runner, will be the sole Lebanese at the Tokyo 2020 ...
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The Snoubar Skatepark: A New Skatepark at Horsh Beirut

2 months ago
Beirut has a new skate park: The Snoubar Skatepark located at Horsh Beirut. This project is a collaborative effort led by Make Life Skate Life and the Lebanese Skateboarding Association with the support of Decathlon, ...
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