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National singer Fairuz (80): Older than Lebanon independence

Happy 80th Birthday, Fairuz.

November 21, 2015 Zahra Hankir

Dear Fairuz,

My first experience with Arabic music — perhaps music in general — came to me through you. 837 more words


Chapter 140-Triple fun

One morning, whilst toilet training our son, Mercy started to feel some stomach pains so after calling mum to watch Almas and Ginat, she drove to the hospital on the icy roads on her bike. 123 more words

Sims 3 Random Legacy Challenge

Fairuz - Lamma Bada Yatathanna

Lamma Bada Yatathanna, an ancient Andalusian song, has had many versions over the years. This is one popular performance by Lebanese singer Fairuz. It is in 10/8 using the Samai Thaqil rhythm.

Five & Ten

Omar Souleyman: Digital passion for euphoric music’s sake

(Wrote this a few months ago but wasn’t published as intended)

We tend to think we are passionate music fans. We think we give it all at shows and we live music the most in this part of the world; specifically in Mexico and Latin America we get told again and again that the crowds here go wilder than anywhere else. 526 more words

How much do you know about Lebanese Cinema ? [infographic]

For someone who is interested and writes about Lebanese cinema, it gets really frustrating sometimes when people look at me clueless when I mention the next subject I’m looking forward to write about. 143 more words


Chronolgie des oeuvres des Frères Rahbani

Les frères Rahbani, Assi et Mansour, sont des compositeurs, musiciens, auteurs et dramaturges libanais.
On ne peut séparer Assi et Mansour dans la production musicale, littéraire et lyrique alors qu’ils signaient leurs travaux sous le nom des frères Rahbani. 136 more words


Evidence of a short film creating compelling and dynamic drama..

I was recently trawling the internet for bold, young and new film directors, as one does with their Saturday night, and came across an incredible film by a guy named Shady El-Hamus. 101 more words

Film Reviews