We Hear You – Call for Contributions

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, many—if not all—cinemas, museums, galleries, cultural institutions, and artistic venues closed across Lebanon to ensure safety for all. An increasing number of online resources are available, enabling all of us at home to see previously produced works and learn more about arts and culture around the world. Embassy Beirut wants …

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Ambassador Richard Attends Inauguration of AFCP Project at Eshmun Temple

Today, U.S. Ambassador Elizabeth Richard took part in the inauguration ceremony organized by the Ministry of Culture marking the completion of an Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation project to rehabilitate the Eshmun Temple site. In her remarks, Ambassador Richard highlighted the close collaboration between the U.S. and the Lebanese governments to preserve Lebanon’s cultural heritage.  …

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Deputy Chief of Mission Attends Beirut Art Film Festival Opening Ceremony

Tonight, Deputy Chief of Mission Danny Hall took part in the opening ceremony of the Beirut Art Film Festival (BAFF) that will screen eight American art documentaries, in the presence of the Lebanese Minister of Culture, Raymond Araiji.  The festival will also screen three short documentaries, sponsored by U.S. Embassy Beirut, entitled “Zyara” (Visit), directed and …

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Ambassador Richard Attends Opening of Jabal Moussa Cultural Trail

U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Elizabeth Richard participated in the opening ceremony for a new cultural trail at the Jabal Moussa Biosphere Reserve. The restoration of this historic trail was a collaboration between the U.S. Embassy and the Association for the Protection of Jabal Moussa, which received a $100 thousand grant from the Ambassador’s Fund for …

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