“No Culture Left Behind” is a cultural event commemorating the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide through music, art, and interactive exhibitions, in solidarity with other persecuted cultures.
The event’s focus is ethnocide: the systematic and deliberate destruction of the culture of ethnic groups.
Location: St. Nicolas stairs, Gouraud Street, Gemmeyzeh, Beirut.
Date: Sunday, June 24th, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm to 10:30 pm
The event will include:
A- LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
The bands performing are:
~ الصعاليك – Assa’aleek
The exhibition encompasses a collection of art installations, embroidery, informative content and digital media depicting the different forms of destruction of cultures and the different efforts to preserve and revive them.
The stories of historic monuments subject to systematic destruction in occupied Armenia, Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Cyprus and other areas will be featured.
The following artists and centers will showcase and conduct mini-workshops on the steps:
~ Moushegh Karavartanian – Graffiti
~ Badguèr – Armenian Food, embroidery and carpet-making
~ Tatreez Design – Palestinian traditional embroidery
C- BOOK DONATION
A section of the steps will be dedicated to libraries of the world which have been victims of war and intentional destruction.
In an attempt to encourage the existence of libraries and the role of books in enlightening minds, attendees are welcomed to donate books, which will be given to a local public library.
D- FOOD COURT
Lebanese, Armenian, and Syrian national food and drinks will be available.
Ethnocide is not a new phenomenon. Crimes against humanity are unacceptable. Every culture, no matter how small, has the right to exist. Solidarity to all the oppressed people of the world.
No culture left behind.
Remember, Resist, Revive!