Monday, April 26, 2010
Woww....there's a lot of news today, so we're doing categories for your browsing convenience!
Young Lebanese demonstrate for secularism in Beirut / BBC News
Source: Lebanese Voices
Victims of harassment speak out in Lebanon / LaredoSun
Over 60.000 Armenians participated in Beirut procession / News.am
بيروت عاصمة للموضة / Beirut Fashion Capital
Fabric Covered VW Bug / GreenMuze
A classic Volkswagen Beetle covered in reclaimed vintage fabrics was quite the hit at the recent Milan Design Week 2010. Created by Lebanese based designer duo Hoda Baroudi and Maria Hibri, the festive Bojka Bug is covered in an array of colourful upcycled fabrics and tapestries.
The Bojka Bug was auctioned off on eBay for €1,004 (US$1,334) with proceeds benefiting children in Haiti via the Fondazione Francesca Rava.
War is hell (on art, too): Lebanese art of 'Convergence' at American University / Washington Post
Running Horse Gallery, Beirut: Counting Thoughts / Corrine Martin
UAE donates 10 aircraft to Lebanon army / SifyNews
Le Royal hosts prestigious event for 'The Leading Hotels of the World'/ AMEInfo
Why should Lebanon be your next Summer Destination / PR Leap
Evil eye lives on in Lebanese tradition / The China Post
The virginity industry / BBC News
Billy Bragg and BNP clash over St George's Day / The Guardian (Billy Bragg lets BNP know that St. George is Lebanese)
Beirut Genius Map / AppShopper
Lebanon is Gorgeous / Mark and Egypt
Join the 24/7 campaign (named accordingly because migrant workers work 24/7 = slavery) to fight for rights for Migrant Workers in Lebanon! Sign the petition!