Souk el Ahad (Beirut’s Flea Market) No More?

Every city has flea markets and Souk el Ahad was Beirut's most popular flea market, but not for long. There's been talks for months now about shutting down and relocating Souk el Ahad and they've already started the process weirdly enough by painting over all over the Souk el Ahad murals. Relocating Souk el Ahad is understandable but why destroy the artwork of tens of local and international artists? These artists have been working since…

Hiba Tawaji is The Voice of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin’s French Version

Lebanese singer and actress Hiba Tawaji announced on Twitter that she is the voice of Jasmine in the French version of the new Aladdin film, which was released last Wednesday in Le Grand Rex theatre in Paris. That's one awesome feature for the 31-year old artist. After the premiere, Tawaji performed live two songs from the movie in French "Parler" and "Ce Rêve bleu". Check it out:
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Patriarch Sfeir’s Coffin Carved by Rudy Rahme

1 month ago
Renowned sculptor and painter Rudy Rahme carved Patriarch Sfeir’s coffin on the trunk of an olive tree from Kadish Valley and using Bkerke’s rocks. Rahme explained that the trunk bears witness to the history of ...
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Under the Cedar Tree

1 month ago
Check out this beautiful film showcasing how artist Tom Young transformed the Grand Sofar Hotel in Lebanon into a centre of creative education for children and students. Young is famously known for being the first ...
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A Poignant Graffiti to Sum Up The Kafala System

1 month ago
Protesters marched last week in Beirut against the Kafala system, urging the authorities to end this “inherently abusive” migration sponsorship system and change the labour law to offer domestic workers more protection. NGOs and local ...
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2019 “La Plume de Pierre” Winners Announced

3 months ago
This year marks the third edition of “La Plume de Pierre”, a ceremony organized by the “Pierre Sadek Foundation”, a foundation aimed at safeguarding the work of Pierre Sadek by gathering and organizing his vast ...
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“La Nuit des Musées 2019” set for April 6

3 months ago
The 6th edition of “La Nuit des Musées”, during which Lebanese will get to visit most of the country’s museums for free, has been set for April 6, 2019. Last year’s edition took place on ...
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Lebanese Mayyas Group Gets Golden Buzzer at Arabs Got Talent

3 months ago
The Mayyas Dance Crew delivered a stunning performance at Arabs Got Talent and got the Golden Buzzer from Najwa Karam! Watch this amazingly synchronized folklore dance: ...
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Sursock Museum Cites Economic Constraints, to Close Twice Per Week Now

4 months ago
Starting Monday February the 18th, the Sursock museum will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The sad Facebook announcement came as a result of “economic constraints” it is facing: In the face of increasing economic ...
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Don’t Miss The #KeepWalkingLebanon Expo on Feb 9

4 months ago
What is it that keeps this country moving forward? We are resourceful by nature and we’ve been known to be a resilient people no matter what comes our way. The #KeepWalkingLebanon campaign by Johnie Walker ...
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