Baalbeck International Festival Goes Virtual, Will Broadcast A One-of-a-kind Live Concert on July 5

"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 Baalbeck International Festival. "The Sound of Resilience" is an act of cultural resilience, unity, and hope and will serve as an example for future concerts to be held during the ongoing health crisis. The show will be held without an…

The Lebanese Creativity Day – Martyrs Square

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 Nabil Ismail and a friend .

Reviving Beirut’s Grand Theatre with a Live Cello Concert

7 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 ...

Whisky Live Beirut At Seaside Pavilion Till October 12th

8 months ago
Whisky Live Beirut is back for the fourth year in a row at the Seaside Pavilion from October 10th till October 12th. More than 60 specialist producers, distributors and suppliers will be offering you the ...

A #ClimateMarch was Organized Today at Martyrs Square

9 months ago
I asked today on Facebook whether we had any climate marches in #Beirut, and someone linked me to an event planned by AUB students. The group is called Fridays for Future Lebanon, in reference to ...

Paul Van Dyk To Perform on September 9th at The Gärten Beirut

10 months ago
The last time PVD was in town, Pier 7 was still open and he was performing there. Five years later, The international DJ & producer is coming back to Lebanon to perform at The Gärten ...

Broken Wings: A Musical Adaption of Gibran Khalil Gibran’s 1912 Masterpiece

11 months ago
Gibran Khalil Gibran’s masterpiece “Broken Wings”, a story laden with Gibran’s views on morality, love, marriage, children, pain and loss, has been turned into a musical that premiered at the Theater Royal Haymarket, London, in ...

Marcel Khalife Refuses to Perform National Anthem at Baalbeck Festival Opening Night

11 months ago
Acclaimed singer & composer Marcel Khalife refused to perform the Lebanese National Anthem, as is the tradition, on the opening night of the Baalbeck International Festival. Khalife said (quoting AlJaras) “I won’t be performing the ...

Oscar Winner Gabriel Yared & Asmahan’s Grand Daughter in Lebanon soon!

1 year ago
The Beiteddine Art Festival is celebrating 35 years of arts & culture by hosting a world premiere on its opening night on July 18, joining Oscar winning composer Gabriel Yared and Yasmina Jumblatt; a talented ...

#BikeToWork on April 17!

1 year ago
On April 17 and for the third year in a row, The Chain Effect is organizing a Bike to Work event under the Patronage of the Ministry of the Environment, with the support of the ...