New Roman Temple Complex Discovered in Tyre!

A group of archeologists led by Ali Badaoui of the Directorate General of Antiquities, María Eugenia Aubet of the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona and Francisco J. Núñez of the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of Warsaw, has discovered a large Roman temple complex in the city of Tyre. Two phases of construction have been identified, placing the temple in the early Roman period with a major modification in the late Roman…

Henry Loussian’s Museum is Now Open!

Known as the keeper of Beirut's past, Lebanese collector Henry Loussian has finally opened his Batroun house, his own Sistine Chapel, to the public. The announcement was made on Instagram where he invited people to call or WhatsApp 03753654 to book their visits. The Batroun house will be open as a museum for the 100 houses demolished from Beirut and include their photos and their accessories, as well as where they were located, and which…
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A Mural Tribute To Egyptian Feminister & Writer Nawal El Saadawi in #Beirut

5 months ago
“Homeland is where love and freedom reside ..”. A mural tribute to outspoken Egyptian feminist and writer Nawal El Saadawi was set up in Beirut yesterday by Roula Abdo, a Lebanese artist. The event was ...
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“Everyone is The Creator of One’s Own Faith”: An Exhibition In Memory of Gaïa Fodoulian

5 months ago
“Everyone is the creator of one’s own faith”, these were the last words written by Gaïa Fodoulian on Instagram after spending the day out with her mother. That same day, Gaïa had returned home when ...
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Meet the Lebanese Animator Working On Your Favorite Walt Disney Movies

11 months ago
If you’ve ever wondered, like myself, who are the brilliant minds behind Walt Disney and Pixar’s animated movies, you’d be happily surprised to know one of them is a Lebanese animator and a former schoolmate. ...
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Samy Khayath Awarded the French Recognition Medal

1 year ago
The French Ambassador honored Lebanese humorist Samy Khayyat on Friday by granting him the French Recognition Medal, to celebrate 60 years of artistic accomplishments. The ceremony was held in the SCAC Gardens, in the French ...
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Baalbeck International Festival Goes Virtual, Will Broadcast A One-of-a-kind Live Concert on July 5

1 year ago
“The show must go on.” The Baalbeck International Festival is defying the COVID-19 confinement by going virtual and broadcasting live on July 5 a newly conceived concert by Maestro Harout Fazlian and produced by the ...
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Shortages in Lebanon: An Artsy Look

1 year ago
The dollar shortage is starting to severely impact stocks in supermarkets, pharmacies and other businesses as they struggle to refill their shelves. As a result, prices are skyrocketing as people rush to buy whatever is ...
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Remembering Pierre Sadek With These Timeless Caricatures

1 year ago
Pierre Sadek left us 7 years ago, yet his caricatures are as relevant today as they were back in the 70s, 80s and 90s. I am sharing few from the Pierre Sadek Foundation page, out ...
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Amin Maalouf Granted National Order of Merit by French President Macron

1 year ago
During a ceremony held in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron honored Lebanese-born French author Amin Maalouf with the National Order of Merit (Grand officier de l’Ordre national du Mérite) for his contributions to literature. Amin ...
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