Welcome to Mix Sessions Beirut! Let’s warm up for friday night:)
Welcome to Beirut ! Watch a chronological journey through Lebanon’s capital from the 50’s till today curated by Rana Salam.
When I arrived in Beirut from Europe, I felt the oppressive, damp heat, saw the unkempt palm trees and smelt the Arabic coffee, the fruit stalls and the over-spiced meat. It was the beginning of the Orient. And when I flew back to Beirut from Iran, I could pick up the British papers, ask for a gin and tonic at any bar, choose a French, Italian, or German restaurant for dinner. It was the beginning of the West. All things to all people, the Lebanese rarely questioned their own identity. – Robert Fisk