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
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
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.
Art Exhibition by Jean-Pierre Watchi/ Janine Rubeiz Gallery
Ongoing from July 4th to July 28th
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
Jean-Pierre Watchi is a Lebanese Artist.
His work on the image includes videos, photography, prints and special editions of prints.
For more information: 01-868290
Janine Rubeiz Gallery, General de Gaulle Ave., Raoucheh
Exhibition "Forever and Longer" / Ginette
Ginette is pleased to invite you to the exhibition, “Forever and Longer” curated and hosted by Mr. Shinji Nanzuka of Nanzuka Gallery Tokyo.
Special hours: The gallery is open until midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.
Nanzuka Gallery takes over Ginette ! Opening of the exhibition "Forever and Longer" on Thursday, July 12 from 6 to 9pm - curated and hosted by Mr Shinji Nanzuka himself ! We hope to see you all !
For more information: 01-570 440
MaShrou3 Leila/ Baalbeck International Festival
08:00 pm - 11:30 pm
For this unique concert in Lebanon in 2012, Mashrou’ Leila will interpret their best-selling hits and their all time most popular songs such as Shim El Yasmine, Raksit Leila, Habibi ou El Hal Romancy but also a large part of the songs on their next album which will be recorded next spring. They will be part of the closing of Baalbeck festival.
Event Tickets available at Virgin Megastore, all branches. Tickets at 50.000 LBP (standing)
Bacchus temple, Baalbeck.
Assi El Hellani / Tyre and the South Festival
Assi El Hellani, one of the most famous Lebanese and Arab singers heads down south to present an evening of Arab music of the highest quality.
Tickets (01 999666)
The Roman Hippodrome Tyre.
Tyre and South Festival (01 970540).
JOSE CARRERAS and Monica Yunus/Zouk Mikael International Festival
08:30 pm - 11:30 pm
JOSE CARRERAS & Monica Yunus
Accompanied by the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by David Gimenez.
José Carreras is a Spanish Catalan tenor particularly known for his performances in the operas of Verdi and Puccini. Born in Barcelona, he made his debut on the opera stage at the age of 11 as Trujamán in Manuel de Falla's El retablo de Maese Pedro and went on to a career that encompassed over 60 roles on the stages of the world's leading opera houses and in the recording studio…
A Roman amphitheatre under the stars, the inky Mediterranean as a backdrop and a serenade by one of the world's most melodious voices – Lebanon's Zouk Mikael International Festival returns in July 2012 with José Carreras and Monica Yunus headlining its inspiring cultural program, accompanied by the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David Giménez.
The Barcelona-born opera singer is one of the celebrated Three Tenors alongside Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, known the world over for his clear and romantic tone that has been described as 'honeyed' for its richness and sweetness. Monica Yunus the Bangladeshi-Russian-American soprano is quickly rising in fame in the U.S. and has been described by The New York Times as an "especially winning" performer.
Tickets Prices: 300.000, 240.000, 195.000, 150.000, 120.000, 90.000 & 37.500 LBP
Zouk Mikael Amphitheater