Byblos to host Greek Festival this June

Starting June 7th, and for three consecutive days, Byblos will be transformed into a Greek city, with the biggest event of its kind to come to Lebanon. It will include Greek travel agents to promote touristic sites in Greece, as well as kiosks with Greek food and products, and some Greek movies screened in an open-air cinema. Professional Greek ladies will teach visitors some dance moves, and some Greek singers will perform throughout the festival…

“La Nuit des Musées 2019” set for April 6

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 April 14 and included a list of 13 museums, which is expected to grow this year with the inauguration of Batroun's Nabu museum. Opening hours will vary mostly between 17:00 and 23:00. Let's hope it's well organized this time around…
Lebanon

5th Century Byzantine Village Discovered in Zaarour

2 months ago
The “Al Jawzeh” project has been on since 2012, but it was not until last week that the results of the digs were announced by archaeologists Lina Nacouzi and Dominique Pieri at a conference held ...
Art

Sursock Museum Cites Economic Constraints, to Close Twice Per Week Now

2 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 ...
Lebanon

Saudi Arabia Lifts 15-month old Travel Ban on #Lebanon

2 months ago
The 15-month old travel ban Saudi Arabia imposed on Lebanon in November 2017 following security concerns, has been lifted off following the latest government formation. A flock of Gulf tourists is expected to flood the country ...
Lebanon

Updates Regarding The “Smuggled” Phones Customs Fees in #Lebanon

2 months ago
Following a few posts that went viral last week, with Lebanese citizens ranting about the new phone customs set by the MOT for personal users to pay, a few clarifications and a glimmer of hope ...
Automotive

An Amazingly Handy Bus and Van Map of Greater Beirut

2 months ago
I recently came across some fantastic maps for bus routes running in Greater Beirut, drawn by [LebaneseBuses] and [Bus Map Project]. You can find other routes leading outside Beirut on the website: busmap.me There’s an Android app for ...
Lebanon

Four New Airbuses to be delivered to MEA Starting 2021

5 months ago
According to Flight Global’s website, the Middle East Airlines’s full-year financial statement points to the commitment to 4 new Airbuses (A330neo) in addition to 11 previously announced ones (A321neo), in the carrier’s bid to modernise its long-haul ...
Middle East

Passport Index 2018: Lebanon 85th in the world, UAE surges to 4th best

5 months ago
Arton Capital’s updated Passport Index released on October 30, which ranks passports of the world by their total visa-free score, has listed Lebanon’s in the 85th place [89th in 2017], while UAE’s passport still has ...
Lebanon

“Mon beau village – Dans le Chouf, au Liban” – Arte Report Online

6 months ago
Filmed in 2016, this 26-minute documentary published online on September 16 is the 7th episode of “Mon beau village”‘s first season, that follows a 13-year-old Stephanie who lives in Mazraat el-Chouf. You can watch it ...
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