April 06, 2013

Discover Mar Mikhael: A Car Free Day

On Sunday, April 7, 2013, from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm the Mar Mikhael area will be transformed into a pedestrian zone. Free entertainment involving, art, music, sports, and environmental activities, will be offered to adults and children.

DISCOVER MAR MIKHAEL” is part of a pioneering, environmental, and apolitical project “Achrafieh 2020”, which aims to transform the district of Achrafieh in a healthy environment, a dream space to live in.

Achrafieh 2020

  • 10.00 am to 5.00 pm bike rentals with Beirut by Bikes.
  • Photography Exhibition with Beirut Street Photography.
  • Street Musicians.
  • Children corner with arts crafts and cultural activities around themed around nature and the environment, with le Club des 2 Clowns from 11.00 am to 4.00 pm.
  • Sports challenge.
  • Giant Banquet in collaboration with Souk El Tayyeb
  • Arts and Crafts exhibition with objects of all kinds.
  • Sculpture: From clean waste, residents will be invited to create a sculpture together under the leadership of Imad Abdelnour. The sculpture will remain on display on the premises.
  • Several painters scattered along the street and live painting Mar Mikhael landscapes.
  • The 149th Live painting show with Bernard Renno.
  • Street shows: Fanfares; stilt walkers; bike show; Roller show.
  • Planting with the participation of residents in different locations - mainly on the stairs.
  • Recycling project with “G”.
  • 10 artists will revamp the old metal buses' carcasses to the sound of music mixed by Medea (Graffitis show)

Mar Mikhael

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