Summer Festivals

Gibran National Committee Summer Festival 2012

The Gibran National Committee held its summer festival during July and September 2012 at the Gibran Museum - Mary Haskel Square - Bcharreh.- Northern Lebanon.

Press Release

The Gibran National Committee eagerly works for the promotion and diffusion of cultures and arts as interaction between civilizations through various activities such as exhibitions, conferences, lectures, painting exhibitions and summer festivals in which dance, music, rituals, customs and other arts expressions are performed live. The "Gibranic Days" summer festivals that are constantly held at Mary Haskel Square - Gibran Museum, became synonymous with summer and a tradition attracting hundereds fans.

The program

The GNC was honored this year to collaborate with the American, Chinese and Mexican Embassies, giving the opportunity for each embassy to promote an aspect of tradition and culture of its country.

July 7th: American Embassy

08.30 p.m. American Jazz Night
Location Mary Haskel Square - Gibran Museum


July 21st: Chinese Embassy

08.30 p.m. Chinese Folklore Night
Location Mary Haskel Square - Gibran Museum


August 4th & 5th: Mexican Embassy
Mexican Cultural Weekend

August 4th:
11.00 a.m. Economic Forum
Location Chbat Hotel - Bcharreh

8.30 p.m. Mexican Night
Location Mary Haskel Square - Gibran Museum


August 5th:
11.00 a.m. Mexican Movie "Laberinto del Fauno"
Location Gibran crypt - Gibran Museum
Followed by cocktail and token exchanges
The weekend included photo display of Mexican culture and an exhibition of Mexican handicrafts.