Zokak al-Blat, Paths & Great figures

its major role in modern cultural and political history of Lebanon

Explore ZOKAK AL BLAT, April 2010

SAVE BEIRUT, ITS HISTORY AND ITS CULTURL HERITAGE..

Meet us in great numbers at the following dates and events:

Sunday 11th April 19h00, « Notre Dame de l’Annonciation Church » : Concert from the members of the Invisible Monastery  Community.

Wednesday 14th of April, at 19h30, « Patriarcat Grec-catholique » : Conference « Music in Lebanon during the Nahda », given by Dr. Nidaa Abou Mrad, Director of the Music Institute of the Antonine University.

Saturday and Sunday 17-18 April : Free guided visits of Zokak al Blat.

Saturday 17th : at 15h and 17h

Sunday 18th : at 10h and 15h

Starting Point : « Patriarcat Grec-Catholique ». There will be a brief presentation of the project introducing the tours with a guide speaking arabic, french and english.

Ending Point : « Lycee Hariri 2 ». A short documentary on Zokak al Blat and the initiators of the Nahda will be presented in the school previously known as the British Syrian School for girls.

A historic pamphlet will be given for free including a map of Zokak al Blat.

Reservations are highly recommended

Monday 19th April, 20h00 : Photo display of « Zokak al Blat today » by the photographer Michel el Esta, followed by « Migration Alley, Zokak el-Blat : Fragments of memory from a Beiruti neighborhood » by Karim Hakim produced by UMAM.

For more information and for tour reservations please  email info@beirut-nahda.org or call 03 24 24 67

1 Comment»

  Omar Habib wrote @

I can’t wait for the 17th and 18th of April as i missed the October tours of Zokak al Blat. Thanks guys for this amazing effort !


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