What You’re Missing Out On Every Friday Night!

Oh yes, you are missing out big time!

Almost every Friday, at 8:30 PM, a one-of-a-kind concert takes place in St Joseph Church in Monot. The prestigious Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra, lead by the most prominent conductors of the world, offers each week a program comprising 3 to 4 classical pieces: from the masters, Mozart, Beethoven, Bach and Tchaikovsky, to contemporary Lebanese musicians and composers such as Zad Moultaka, Charbel Rouhana and Omar Rahbani.

I reckon not everybody is familiar with the world of classical music, but let me assure you, you will never regret attending a concert of such scale. Allow me tell you about the concert I just got back from. Continue reading “What You’re Missing Out On Every Friday Night!”

An Open Letter To The Lebanese Government

To the majority* of the Lebanese politicians currently** in office, to the Lebanese people, and to all whom the following may concern.

Nicolas Sehnaoui, current Lebanese Minister of Telecommunication, posted on Twitter the following question:

I wanted to reply to his question with something cynical and snarky, but then I thought twice about it… And as a result, here is my answer:

I never would become a Lebanese minister, let alone have anything to do with Lebanese politics.

Why? Simple. Because the first requirements to being elected are corruption and dishonesty.

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