Beirut 2049: Gloomy Future Ahead

The alarming levels of pollution in our country are starting to inspire artists. Digital Artist Charles Assaf imagined what Lebanon would look like 30 years from now, stating and I quote that "What was once taken for granted, has become a luxury very few can afford. Welcome to our future. Don't forget to breathe". I really want to say that the artist may have gone overboard with his imagination, but no one knows what the…

Picasso exhibition at the Sursock Museum to launch starting September 27

It's been talked about for a few months now. "Picasso et la famille" will be the upcoming next big thing at the Sursock Museum, between September 27, 2019 and January 6, 2020. Financed by Danièle de Picciotto, wife of Lebanese-Swiss banker, philanthropist and art lover Edgar de Picciotto, in collaboration with the Musée national Picasso-Paris, the exhibition will explore Picasso's private life throughout a total of 20 chef-d'oeuvres, encompassing paintings, drawings, sculptures and engravings, and…
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Mayyas Stuns Britain’s Got Talent Judges

1 year ago
They’ve won the Arabs Got Talent 2019 and they’re representing Lebanon at Britain’s Got Talent 2019, and they’re doing it in style! Mayyas is up against the best in the world and they’re already impressing ...
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#LADE Unveils Hamra Mural to Promote #WomenLeadership

1 year ago
LADE unveiled a massive mural in Hamra last week under the hashtag #YouAreANaturalLeader. The mural aims at creating an opposite standpoint on the gender roles in the society and focus on women’s ability to lead, ...
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Souk el Ahad (Beirut’s Flea Market) No More?

1 year ago
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 ...
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Hiba Tawaji is The Voice of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin’s French Version

1 year ago
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 ...
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Patriarch Sfeir’s Coffin Carved by Rudy Rahme

1 year 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 year 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 year 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

2 years 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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