International Flag Art Exhibition 2012 / Beirut Solidere Waterfront Corniche
The inaugural event of “World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development” proclaimed by UNESCO will be celebrated on Monday 21st of May 2012 and shall be manifested in an International Flag Art Exhibition displaying the artworks of 40 international renowned artists who were the recipients of the 2008 Olympic Gold medal and the Olympic Torch at the Beijing Olympic Fine Arts competition in 2008 and shall be representing 40 countries respectively.
Open air exhibition until August 30, 2012.
For more info: 03-895035
Shattered Sun / Zeytouneh Square
Ongoing from May 24th to July 8th
06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Organized by Beirut Exhibition Center (Solidere), “shattered Sun” a sculpture exhibition by Anachar Basbous featuring 17 art pieces of metal and steel.
Zeytouneh Square (Behind Starco Building) in Beirut Central District.
For more info: (05) 455454
"Just for men"/ Dehab Jewellery Gallery
Ongoing from June 14th to July 14th
18:00 - 21:30
Opening reception: Thursday June 14th 2012
The Exhibition will run until Saturday July 14th, 2012 12 artists; 6 Lebanese architects, 2 Lebanese graphic designers, 2 Lebanese artists and 2 foreign designers - one Jordanian and one American, combined under one roof to showcase their new collection "just for men" .
The pieces were specially designed for this exhibition
Gemmayzeh, Pasteur street
Off Coral gas station
Antonios building, Ground floor
Telephone: +961 1 563236
Wounds / Agial Art Gallery
Ongoing from June 14th to June 30th
Opening at 6 :00 pm
Youssef Aoun, born in 1965 in Lebanon, is displaying his latest work in an exhibition titled « Wounds » at Agial Art Gallery.
Agial Art Gallery, established in Beirut since 1990, specializes in the promotion of contemporary art from the Arab world, mainly from Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, Sudan and others
Agial Art Gallery
Lebanese and Arab Contemporary Art
63 Abdul Aziz street, Hamra district, Beirut, Lebanon Telefax: +9611345213 - Mobile: +9613634244
‘Custom Miles’ by Azzi & Osta / Beirut Art Center
Ongoing from June 27th to July 13th
Review by Khalil Rabah / Beirut Art Center
Ongoing from June 28th to August 18th
Beirut Art Center is proud to present Review, a solo exhibition by Khalil Rabah.The works presented in Review are the most recent outcomes of on-going projects that the artist has been working on for the past ten years.
Jisr El Wati - Off Corniche an Nahr. Building 13
Euro Cup/ Phoenicia
Starting June 8, come to Caffe Mondo to take part in Euro 2012 and enjoy a special menu as the goals fly in.
For more information call 01-357357
Gökşin Sipahioğlu/ Beiteddine Art Festival
Ongoing from June 28th to July 28th
This special photo exhibition sheds the light on the rich collection of the daring frontline photojournalist GÖKSIN SIPAHIOGLU.
SIPAHIOGLU founded the Paris-based Sipa press photo agency and is considered today as one of "the greatest photojournalists ever". The photo exhibition will be open during the whole period of the Beiteddine Festival from June 28 to July 28.
Yawmiyat Horriya/ Beiteddine Art Festival
Ongoing from June 28th to July 28th
This cultural event is an exceptional exhibition on the theme of freedom inspired by the dailies of the arab spring uprising; created by Samir Sayegh and curated by Saleh Barakat (gallery Agial).
The photo exhibition will be open during the whole period of the Beiteddine Festival from June 28 to July 28.
Beirut Design Week / Hamra
09:00 am - 11:00 pm
09:00-20:00 | DESMEEM EXHIBITION (Ministry of Tourism) 09:30-13:30 WORKSHOP: INFOGRAPHICS II with DensityDesign (Laboratoire D’art, Gemmayze)
09:30-13:30 | WORKSHOP: VIDEO DOCUMENTATION FOR DESIGNERS I with Mina Martin, Giogio Bordiga & Sara Manzini
10:00-17:00 | MAAJOUN ALL DAY OPEN STUDIO EXHIBITION (Maajoun, Corniche el Mazraa)
10:00-18:00 | KASHIDA EXHIBIT/OPEN HOUSE (Kashida, Hamra)
13:00-17:00 | WORKSHOP: INDUSTRIAL DESIGN with White sur White (Damascus road, Ashrafieh)
15:00-19:00 | WORKSHOP: BAG MAKING with Johnny Farah (Johnny Farah, Saifi)
16:00-17:00 | TALK: DESIGN & LACK OF DATA with joumana ibrahim (AltCity, Hamra)
17:00-18:00 | TALK: EMOTION FLOWS WITH MINDFUL DESIGN with Simon Mhanna & Linda Selwood ChoueirI (AltCity, Hamra)
18:00-19:00 | TALK: DESIGN ROAD with Samer Yamani (AltCity, Hamra)
19:00-20:00 | TALK: YOUNG DESIGNER ENTREPREUNEURS with Sofana Dahan (AltCity, Hamra)
16:00-20:00 | TALK: BAG [TALKS] with Johnny Farah (Johnny Farah, Saifi)
16:00-20:00 | WORKSHOP: YOU DESIGN IT with Randa Tabbah (Randa Tabbah, Saifi)
16:00-22:00 | A FISH IN SEA COMMUNITY LAUNCH - PLATFORM FOR FREE EXHIBITIONS (A Fish in Sea, Hamra)
18:00-20:30 | PLAN BEY COLLECTION LAUNCH: PICTOGRAM (Plan Bey, Mar Mikhael)
18:00-20:30 | TALK: ARE DERRIDA AND DESIGN STRANGERS THAT NEVER MET? with Ziad Abillama (Atelier S/Z, Gemmayze)
18:00-21:00 | NADA ZEINEH COLLECTION LAUNCH: PRINTEMPTS A BKERZAI (Nada Zeineh, Sursock)
21:00-23:00 | FILMS: GENIUS OF DESIGN 3 & DESIGN THE NEW BUSINESS (St. Nicholas Stairs, Gemmayze)
Caracalla Dance Theatre / Beiteddine Festival 2012
Ongoing from June 28th to June 30th
09:00 pm - 00:00 am
The Beiteddine Festival is one of the leading festivals in the Middle East. It takes place in a large and magnificent 200-year old Palace in the Chouf Mountains, in Lebanon.
Each year, in the months of July and August, the Festival presents outstanding performances by world famous stars and Lebanese artists.
Caracalla Dance Theatre
A specially imagined trilogy of Scheherazade, Bolero and Lebanese Folklore accompanied by the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Harout Fazlian.
Tickets available in Virgin Megastore.
Pitbull / Forum de Beyrouth
09:00 pm - 03:00 am
Pitbull LIVE in Lebanon on June 28 at Forum de Beyrouth
Golden Cage $150
Teen Dance Floor $50
Dance Floor $50
FIRST ROW $125 (ONLY table of 8 can be sold)
VVIP Lounge SECOND - THIRD - FOURTH Row $100 (ONLY table of 8 can be sold)
VVIP Teen Lounge FIRST ROW $100 (ONLY table of 8 can be sold)
VVIP TEEN Lounge SECOND - THIRD - FOURTH ROW $80 (ONLY TABLE OF 8 can be sold)
Tickets available at Virgin Megastores
Due to popular demand, 100 extra Golden Cage Tickets have been released.