Amin Maalouf Granted National Order of Merit by French President Macron

During a ceremony held in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron honored Lebanese-born French author Amin Maalouf with the National Order of Merit for his contributions to literature. Amin Maalouf's works have been translated into over 40 languages, was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1993 for his novel The Rock of Tanios and is a member of the French Academy. الرئيس الفرنسي يكرم امين معلوف #فرنسا #لبنان pic.twitter.com/iEjOV8voRt— ميسون نويهض February 29, 2020

Yousra Mohsen (Laila Liberty) First Middle Eastern Dancer At Le Crazy Horse de Paris

Three years after taking part in Miss Lebanon, Yousra Mohsen pursued her passion as a dancer and is now performing at the glamorous Parisian Cabaret "Le Crazy Horse". Le Crazy Horse de Paris, which is located in the Champs Elysées, has been open since 1951 and is famous for its stage shows performed by nude female dancers and for the diverse range of magic and variety 'turns' between each nude show and the next. Founder…
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A Heart Made Out of Tear Gas Canisters

1 month ago
Thawra Artists collected empty tear gas canisters from recent protests and produced a heart-shaped statue filled with these canisters and with rocks as well. The idea was to send out a message of love and ...
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The Lebanese Creativity Day – Martyrs Square

2 months ago
Artists from all over Lebanon celebrated the Lebanese Creativity Day in Martyrs Square over the weekend. The theme was the revolution obviously and there were some pretty amazing displays. Check them out! Pictures taken from ...
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The Silent Leaders: The Lebanese Revolution Art Book

2 months ago
Ever since the revolution started, artists have mobilized to add their marks to the massive movement that has swept across the country and someone is compiling all their works in one art book. The book ...
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Did Metropolis Beirut Shut Down For Good?

2 months ago
When the October 17 revolution begun, Metropolis issued a statement suspending all its activities until further notice in solidarity with the uprising, but three months later, Annahar reported that the theater has shut down for ...
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Artwork Removed in #Beirut Because it Looks Like The Star of David

3 months ago
Few days ago, Beirut’s governor ordered to remove an art sculpture set up on Martyrs Square because someone shared a picture online claiming it resembles the Star of David. The artwork in question is one ...
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Beirut Will Have its “Revolutionary” Christmas Tree This Year!

3 months ago
This year, it won’t be Beirut’s municipality that will set up its ugly, over-priced and fake Christmas decoration on Martyrs Square. Instead, Hayat Nazer, the talented Lebanese artist who built a Phoenix statue out of ...
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Reviving Beirut’s Grand Theatre with a Live Cello Concert

4 months ago
A Cello concert was organized yesterday at Riad el Solh square facing the Grand Théâtre de Beyrouth in an attempt to revive this abandoned and forgotten gem. Here are some pictures and videos I got ...
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The Artsy Side of the 2019 Lebanese Revolution

5 months ago
The talented artists of this revolution are making it even more beautiful inside out. I compiled some of the graffiti works that I received in the past week or more and shared them below. I ...
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