“Stray Bullet” by Lebanese director Georges Hachem won first prize at the Dubai International Film Festival yesterday, this year a showcase for new Arab talent. The film, set shortly after the start of Lebanon’s 1975-1990 civil war, tells the story of a young woman who is torn between a fiance picked by her family and […]
Dar al-Assad for Culture and Arts recently held two concerts dedicated to Lebanese singer, songwriter, actor and musician Wadi al-Safi featuring a choir of 60 singers, 15 musicians and a dance troupe, celebrating al-Safi’s history and accomplishments across 70 years of music, Syrian DP news / SANA reported.
By Diana Nemeh
How dirty is your laundry? Maybe I should ask your maid and quite possibly she will air out information dirtier than your clothes.
The backlash rages on over “Metlak Mesh Ayzin” song by a Lebanese singer that beckons women back to domesticity
“Convergence: New Art From Lebanon” is billed as the first large retrospective of contemporary Lebanese art outside Lebanon in decades.
Israel’s Supreme Court has permitted an Israeli-Arab author to travel to Lebanon to receive a literary award. Ala Hlehel was invited to the Beirut39 Festival this week, but laws in enemy nations prevented him from going. Israel bans its citizens from visiting Lebanon, while Lebanon prevents Israeli passport holders from entering.
Hissa Hilal finished third, took home $800,000. Her participation in this year’s Million’s Poet contest will continue to have an impact on the art form.
Organizers of a Beirut cultural festival say two Israeli Arab authors will not be able to collect their literary awards in Lebanon because of laws in the two countries.