LeBAM, Transforming Lives Through Music Education

Choir and orchestra wearing white clothes on stage

Love at First Concert We first came into contact with The Lebanese Band Association for the Promotion of Music (LeBAM) when HOME Magazine was invited to hear its band perform in the village of Baskinta, in the district of Metn, many years ago. Not knowing what to expect from a young orchestra, we sat among […]

Finding Their Voice: Lebanese Youth Create Vibrant Spoken Word Poetry Scene

  Spoken word poetry has taken a foothold in Lebanon, where a growing number of young people are embracing its soul-baring, truth-telling qualities. Photo  by: Nadim Kamel Under the stars, on Rafik Hariri University’s green, in front of friends and strangers, Dana Seif stepped onto the stage. She felt a tightness in her throat and […]