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About Gibran

Born in the town of Bsharri in the north of modern-day Lebanon as a young man he immigrated with his family to the United States, where he studied art and began his literary career, writing in both English and Arabic. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature
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Gibran Museum

In 1932, the content of Gibran's studio in New York, including his furniture, his personal belongings, his private library, his manuscripts and 440 original paintings, was transferred to his native town Bsharreh. Today, these items form the content of the Gibran museum.

GNC Annual Award

The GNC Annual Award The Gibran National Committee aims to further spread Gibran's thoughts in Lebanon and worldwide, along with introducing them to the new generation through commemoration events, literary contests and lectures.


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    Latest News

  • The Third International Gibran Conference - 06 January 2018
    • The Gibran Chair at the University of Maryland, (UMD), and the Center for the Lebanese Heritage at the Lebanese American University, (LAU), are delighted to announce  that they have been planning for the past several months the third Gibran International Conference titled: Gibran in the 21st Century

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  • ALIVE Book - 08 June 2017
    • It was with great honor that ALIVE Book was presented to Her Excellency Mrs. Elizabeth Richard

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  • Montegrappa’s new addition to the Genio Creativo Collection pays tribute to Kahlil Gibran. - 16 April 2015
    • Few have the power to touch our lives with their greatness and creative intelligence that know no boundaries. Montegrappa recognizes such creative geniuses through its exclusive range of pens – the ‘Genio Creativo’ series.

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