Horsh Beirut Festival 2016

Horsh Beirut Festival 2016

After the recent opening of Horsh Beirut to the public, Assabil Friends of Public Libraries and the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Middle East will soon host #Horsh2016!

The festival will feature a variety of musicians and performance artists such as singer Tania Saleh, theatrical Collectif Kahraba and circus company Cirquenciel among others. There will be a variety of activities for children and adults, making it the perfect destination for a weekend family outing!

It will also feature several organisations that are actively involved in environmental and societal matters and offer a large range of workshops for the youth.

The festival is open to everyone and will be FREE OF CHARGE.

Food and refreshments by Souk el Tayeb.

This Years' edition:

Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th September, 14.00 – 17.00 

Les Amis des marionnettes
Saturday, 17th September, 17.00 – 18.00

Beit Atfal Assumoud بيت اطفال الصمود and Al kamandjati - الكمنجاتي
Saturday, 17th September, 18.15 – 19.00

10/11 Collective, Assaf Alassaf & Zoukak 
Saturday, 17th September, 19.00 – 20.00

Nisreen Hmaidan
Saturday, 17th September, 20.30 – 22.00

MAP- Media Association for Peace
Talent Show on Sunday, 18th September, 15.00 – 17.00

Kawalees Compagnie
Sunday, 18th September, 16.00 – 17.30

Walkabout Drum Circle
Sunday, 18th September, 16.30 – 17.40

adham al dimashki أدهم الدمشقي
Sunday, 18th September, 19.00 – 19.30

Collectif Kahraba
Sunday 18th September, 20.00 – 20.40

Tania Saleh
Sunday, 18th September, 21.00 – 22.30

*throughout the day, a number of organizations will be running the following activities from 10:00: 
• Souk el Tayeb/ Food Market
• Face painting by himaya
• Workshops and a puppet show by ABAAD
• Debate and drawing session by Little Agenda
• Backgammon and chess
• Storytelling for children by ASSABIL, Al Jana Center and Ana Aqra
• Writing Corner for children
• Portrait Corner by Illustrators from ALBA
• Waste separation activities by Green Line
• Introduction to ecotourism by the Nature Conservation Centre
• Guided Tours of Horsh Beirut by Nahnoo (from 17:00)

Main Partners and Organizers:
Heinrich Böll Stiftung Middle East
Assabil Friends of Public Libraries
Beirut Municipality بلدية بيروت

Ministry of Culture Lebanon
Welfare Association - Taawon Lebanon مؤسسة التعاون - لبنان


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