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Singers defy nearby Syria war to keep Lebanon's Baalbek Festival alive amid its Roman ruins

Lebanon's Baalbek festival defies the bombs among the temples of the gods. As a group of traditionally clad dancers emerged from the lit-up temple of Bacchus in Baalbek, a roar ... Lebanon's version of Tom Jones, took to the stage and sang an ode to Baalbek, his home town. The message ...

03/08/2014 - 09:01 - comment 0

Concern-causing concerts! Baalbek Festival returns despite security incidents

Baalbek festival returns home, braves security ... the summer of 2013 hit the  Baalbek  International Festival hard. A number of performances were canceled ... factory in Sad al-Bouchrieh. This year the festival is going back home to Baalbek, with a total of six ...

10/07/2014 - 12:06 - comment 0

Lebanon arrests five in Baalbek for alleged terror plot

people in Baalbek yesterday with alleged ties to "planning a major terrorist plot" in the country. Military Intelligence arrested Sunday five people in Baalbek ... the target of the attack was a location in Beirut. The shadowy group Free Sunnis of Baalbek ...

22/06/2014 - 14:58 - comment 0

Suicide bombings in Lebanon's Baalbek heighten growing sectarian tension

Sunnis in Baalbek , claimed responsibility for the bombing and vowed more attacks. It was the first ...

17/03/2014 - 06:00 - comment 0

Three Syrians kidnapped at gunpoint in Baalbek

in the Lebanese Hezbollah stronghold Baalbek area Unidentified gunmen kidnapped at gunpoint on Tuesday three Syrian nationals in the Baalbek area of Sarine , the state-run National News ... Naharnet © 2013 (around the city baalbek) (NEWS, Main headlines, Lebanon, ...

04/06/2013 - 11:04 - comment 0

Syrian rockets hit Hezbollah stronghold Baalbek

of Baalbek late on Wednesday night, injuring up to five people. Nearly a dozen rockets fired from Syria hit areas in and around the city of Baalbek  Wednesday night, injuring ... in and around the city of Baalbek Wednesday night, injuring a number of people.The National News Agency said 11 ...

06/06/2013 - 08:37 - comment 0

People in Baalbek enjoy Wardah’s golden voice

Despite the unusual summer weather in the Baalbek area of Lebanon, where it has been raining, the weather suddenly became warm and calm just as the great singer ... in the Baalbek area of Lebanon, where it has been raining, the weather suddenly became warm and calm just ...

01/08/2010 - 19:04 - comment 0

Sting to Play Baalbek Music Festival in First Lebanon Show

in Lebanon in July when he headlines this summer's music festival in Baalbek, home to the world's ... in Lebanon in July when he headlines this summer's music festival in Baalbek, home to the world's ... at the feet of the six colossal columns of the temple of Jupiter at the heart of the city of Baalbek ...

01/08/2010 - 19:58 - comment 0

Alban Berg Quartet opens Baalbek Int’l Fest

The Baalbek International Festival taking place in the ancient Lebanese city of Baalbek, kicked off Friday with a chamber music concert by the Vienna-based Alban Berg Quartet. Alban Berg Quartet opens Baalbek Int’l Fest  The Baalbek ...

01/08/2010 - 19:47 - comment 0

Lebanese MPs request finances to develop Ba’albek area

A number of Lebanese parliament members representing the Bekaa and Ba’albek areas recently submitted a request to amend the 2001 public budget law. A number of Lebanese parliament members representing the Bekaa and Ba’albek areas recently submitted ...

15/08/2010 - 15:51 - comment 0