Alephia 2053

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 best Lebanese talents from Rabi’ Sweidan, Jorj Abu Mhayya, Marwan Harb, Jules Kassas, Bassem Breich, Karim Khneiser and many others who came together to tell a story through animation and develop something unique to the Middle East. The movie has…

#Beirut Arthaus Named Among Elle Decor’s Most Beautiful New Hotels

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 in a restored Ottoman building, was scheduled to open. Unfortunately, its owners, Nabil and Zoe Debs, along with its guests experienced together the effects of the horrific explosion that killed innocent lives in the city. The hotel owners were however…
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Meet Arz Zahreddine: Lebanon’s Sole Representative at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

4 weeks ago
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

1 month 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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A Specially Crafted Kimono for Lebanon at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

1 month ago
In celebration of the Tokyo Olympics, Japan has carefully crafted 213 unique kimonos inspired by each country’s culture, history and scenery. The “KIMONO Project” aims at showing a gesture of friendship and peace towards countries ...
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Lebanese Taking Part in The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

3 months ago
The 2020 Summer Olympics are expected to be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, and there are so far 6 confirmed Lebanese athletes taking part in the the XXXII Olympiad. Here’s ...
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Buy Local!

3 months ago
Lebanon doesn’t produce much and imports most of its basic needs, but there are still plenty of Lebanese brands that we should support and that are proudly competing with imported products. The video below was ...
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Mahassen Hala: Lebanon’s First Female Olympic Weightlifter

3 months ago
Mahassen Hala will be the first woman to represent Lebanon internationally in Olympic Weightlifting after having earned the first international medal for Lebanon in the Women’s Olympic Weightlifting at the 2018 Mediterranean Games. She was ...
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TAQA’s 180KM Open Water Swim Traverse From Cyprus to Lebanon

3 months ago
TAQA is an ISO-certified Lebanese bakery that produces nutritious and delicious healthy snacks that are wheat-free, corn free, soy free, and GMO-free, palm oil free. TAQA has been growing exponentially since 2016 and can be ...
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Follow Sayyad Samak on Twitter & Book Your Fishing Trips

3 months ago
For those of you who want to try fishing or enjoying fishing but don’t have a boat, there’s a Lebanese fisherman on Twitter sharing his daily catches and trips and he has recently started organizing ...
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