Baalbeck International Festival

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Country and Region LebanonBéqaa
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival Baalbeck, Béqaa, Lebanon
Festival Contact Information

Baalbeck International Festival
11-4215 Riad El Solh
1107 2160 Beirut, Lebanon
Phone: (961) 1-373-150
Fax: (961) 1-373-153

Festival Description

The biggest annual Lebanese artistic event held in historical Baalbeck Roman ruins in the Bekaa Valley. Baalbeck International Festival (Baalbek International Festival) was launched in 1956 in the roman ruins of Baalbeck’s acropolis. Since its beginnings, the festival has attracted great international names in music, dancing and theater, and honored folklore, music and theater. After more than two decades of suspension due to the war, the festival resumed its activities in 1997, organizing concerts and performances that varied between classical, rock, jazz and ethnic.

Festival Dates August 9 - 30, 2013
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