10 Exciting Events Happening Around Lebanon This Weekend
1. Beirut International Film Festival
What: Beirut International Film Festival is 20 years-old this year, and it’s still going strong. On this year’s anniversary, the festival prominently focuses on the complex and pressing social challenges that face the world today, such as migration because of war, poverty, corruption, dictatorship, racism, and human rights. It tells a story of humanity that evokes real emotions and sensations in viewers so they in turn can become key players in the current world.
What: Watch the screening of ‘Tall Al-Zaatar’ by directors, Mustafa Abu Ali and Jean Chamoun, following 41 years of the massacre. This film has been restored the rushes and the Arabic copy- which was destroyed, lost, and stolen during the 1982 invasion. They also digitized 9 hours of of related footage.
What: Take in what’s left of the summer this weekend, and drink you woes away at the VYBE launch party, and with impressive names like Shimmy G, maDJam, Aix & Ricci, Priss, and G on the decks, you know you’ll be dancing all day long!
What: Achrafieh 2020 is back this Sunday, and this time they’re collaborating with B Fit for a healthy and sporty day! Walk around, get some exercise done, and enjoy the various activities available during the day. Bring your family, friends, and the best thing about it, is that the events is pet friendly!
What: Adventure lovers, you’re going to love this one! Grab your group of friends and join in on the fun activities that include hiking, caving, zip-lining, horseback riding and tree climbing, and an open buffet to indulge in after a day full of activities.