August 28 @Barouk
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"Shouf Lebnen Bil Barouk" Festival*, is an activity under USAID Baladi Program - "برنامج "بلدي within "Promoting Sustainable Tourism in Barouk Fraidiss", a project implemented by René Moawad Foundation - LB.
August 28, 2015
4:00 pm –Opening Ceremony of the Rachid Nakhlé Cultural Center and Barouk-Fraidiss Patriotic Trail (supported by the USAID-funded BALADI Project).
5:15 pm - Opening Ceremony of The Mouneh, Handicrafts and Food Market (supported by the USAID-funded BALADI Project).
5:45 pm – Vertical rope dance - Barouk Square. Graceful and daring dancing performance on the trees of Barouk.
6:00 pm – Lebanese Artists Painting Exhibit at Rachid Nakhlé Cultural Center
8:30 pm – Return of Zajal. Exciting semi-sung ‘debate’ with local poets accompanied by percussive instruments.
10:00 pm – Star Joseph Attieh Concert (under the patronage of his Excellency
Lebanon’s Minister of Tourism, Mr. Michel Pharaon)
For this day only: You can buy the National Anthem Postcard customized for you in special Arabic calligraphy!
Continuous Festival Activities on August 28, 29, 30 Starting 4:00 - Nabh el Barouk
• Mouneh, Handicrafts and Food market. Enjoy local foods, buy authentic local handicrafts, and take a bit of Barouk back home!
• Kids games
• Soap playground,
• Walking & hiking tours of the Barouk-Fraidiss Patriotic Trail. Get to know more about the poet behind the Lebanese national anthem, and book your hike of the patriotic trail including 12 cultural and historic sites.
Festival Services and Special Offers
• Free shuttle from the festival to the Shouf Biosphere Reserve and back.
• 15% Discount on all Barouk-Fraidiss guesthouses, hotels and restaurants during the festival period.