“Beirut After 40” Wins 2021 Hollywood Gold Award For Short Documentary

'Beirut After 40' by Anthony Merchak has just won the Hollywood Gold Award for Short Documentary. In this documentary, Anthony describes his personal experience, as he was few meters away from the explosion that took place on the 4th of August, accompanied with real footage that will be shown for the first time. The documentary has also been nominated for the 2022 Golden State Film Festival which is taking place between February 25 and March…

HEC & CMA CGM Launch “The CMA CGM Excellence Fund for Lebanon”

At times where seeking higher education abroad has become out of reach for many Lebanese university students, HEC & CMA CGM have decided to partner and launch The “CMA CGM Excellence Fund for Lebanon”, a grant program aimed at accompanying 200 of Lebanon's most outstanding talents over the next decade. The plan will kick off in September 2022, after an initial period designed to select the country’s future leaders amongst its university population. Such initiatives…
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“Illustrated History of Lebanon” Updated 25 Years Later!

4 months ago
25 years after having published the first edition of “Illustrated History of Lebanon”, Nayla de Freige & Maria Saad with Fadlallah Dagher as the illustrator have released an updated version that will include events up ...
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Lebanon Wins Award For Best Arab Video Commercial Film On Cyber Extortion

4 months ago
A Lebanese video commercial won the award for the best Arab Video commercial on Sexual Harassment/Cyber Extortion in Tunisia. Lebanon was taking part in the 45th Conference of Arab Police and Security Leaders being held ...
Art

Philippe Jabre’s Spectacular Art Collection

4 months ago
A 1908 painting of a Lebanese family overlooking the Mediterranean from their Ghazir house caught my attention on Twitter, so I decided to look further into its owner and discovered Philippe Jabre’s mesmerizing collection of ...
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Tawlet Paris Opening on January 12!

4 months ago
Tawlet By Souk el Tayyeb was one of my favorite spots in Mar Mikhail, and it’s great to see them open their first location abroad in the French Capital. The announcement was made yesterday on ...
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The Story Behind Café Lady Stanhob in The Village of Joun

4 months ago
OldBeirutLebanon shared a picture from 1969 of a cafe located in the village of Joun called Cafe Lady Stanhob. The Lady in question was called Hester Lucy Stanhope and was a British aristocrat and adventurer ...
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Baalbeck Tour in Spoken Latin

4 months ago
Baalbeck is home to the two largest and grandest Roman temple ruins: the Temple of Bacchus and the Temple of Jupiter. The Bacchus Temple is considered as one of the best preserved Roman ruins, dating ...
Alcohol

Riachi Winery & Distillery Launches Exclusive ATHYR 8 Year Old Cask Strength Edition

4 months ago
Two years ago, Riachi Winery & Distillery launched Athyr: the first ever Lebanese single malt, and since then have released a double aged “Cedarwood Finish”, a “Norway Exclusive” matured with virgin Lebanese white oak and ...
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First Netflix Arabic Original Film Coming Out on January 20

5 months ago
“أصحاب… ولا أعزّ،” is the Arabic adaptation of hit Italian concept movie “Perfect Strangers” and will be the first Netflix Arabic original film. The release date was announced yesterday by Netflix MENA. The movie was ...
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