Lebanon, Reform

Be Sure To Check Out Beirut Design Week

If you are in Beirut at the moment, be sure not to miss the chance to check out the various talks, conferences, films, exhibitions, and workshops connected with Beirut Design Week. The quality of some of the projects is really stellar. You can find the program here.

I was thinking recently that I have moments of intense optimism and pessimism about Lebanon. The range of creative social entrepreneurship projects and civil society initiatives on display in Beirut Design Week is a reason for optimism, alongside the TV station-torching, highway-blocking, sectarian-toy-marketing, infrastructure-crumbling status quo.

Many great conversations with different folks this week… Will have lots to say soon.


11 thoughts on “Be Sure To Check Out Beirut Design Week

  1. yesssss ich will try to visit! shukran jazeelan… In your list, you forgot to mention the new best of of majida el roumi hitting the shelves!!!

    Posted by 3issa | June 29, 2012, 5:44 pm
  2. 3issa I prefer Farres karram song šŸ˜€

    Posted by danny | June 29, 2012, 8:00 pm
  3. hĆ©hĆ©… hope we will agree that the best is King George šŸ˜€

    Posted by 3issa | June 30, 2012, 1:54 pm
  4. Always!! šŸ˜€

    Posted by danny | June 30, 2012, 7:49 pm
  5. u guys forgot the BEST SONG OF ALL!!! 3ANTAR by Myriam Klink! hahahahaha. sorry, couldn’t resist

    Posted by Tariq | July 2, 2012, 10:19 am
  6. Let’s hope QN’s optimism will get the internet connection back on soon šŸ™‚

    Posted by Vulcan | July 6, 2012, 3:53 am
  7. faith is gonna make it ^^

    Posted by 3issa | July 6, 2012, 10:19 am
  8. talking about King George, I didn’t know he was such a menhebekji !!!

    Ustez Alex must be listening to “shee’ ghareeb” right now!!

    Posted by 3issa | July 6, 2012, 10:23 am
  9. Georgie is still on “meds”…

    Posted by danny | July 6, 2012, 11:40 am
  10. @ 3ISSA | JULY 6, 2012, 10:23 AM

    Ha. Wassouf has a godawful voice. And not a pretty face either.

    Posted by JH | July 8, 2012, 12:45 pm
  11. JH,

    I guess you prefer Klink. šŸ˜€

    Posted by danny | July 8, 2012, 2:35 pm

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