Patriarch Sfeir’s Coffin Carved by Rudy Rahme

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 Lebanon, and is edged with brass. As for Sfeir's face, it was engraved on a slab of marble capping the casket. I love Rudy Rahme's work but to be honest this coffin is not appealing at all, and the way…

Under the Cedar Tree

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 artist to exhibit his work at the famous 19th century Beirut Mansion “Maison Rose” between November 2014 and January 2015. This marked the first time the famous house was open to the public after decades, and was meant to showcase…
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A Poignant Graffiti to Sum Up The Kafala System

6 months 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

9 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

10 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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Check Out The New Nabu Museum in el-Hery, North #Lebanon

1 year ago
There’s a new addition to Lebanon’s rich list of museums; the Nabu Museum located on the coast of the Mediterranean North of Lebanon. The museum was named after the Mesopotamian patron god of literacy and ...
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Massive Inflatable Tank with Trump’s Head on Top Roaming #Beirut

1 year ago
If you haven’t spotted this inflatable art installation yet, you’re missing out. It’s dubbed “MonuMental” and was released by Saint Hoax as part of his upcoming exhibition. “This piece is on the cusp of entertainment ...
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