April 20, 2023

Baalbeck International Festival 2023 – Press Conference

Despite the difficult situation that Lebanon is facing, we are happy to welcome our public, this summer, at the Baalbeck Acropolis.
October 17, 2022

Abdel Halim cine-concert at Ithra’ Theater in KSA

We are glad to announce that the Abdel Halim cine-concert that was produced by the Baalbeck International Festival and performed on the steps of Bacchus temple in 2019 is travelling. It was presented at Ithra’ theatre in Saudi Arabia for 5 consecutive nights from the 11th till the 15th of October 2022.
December 03, 2021

“Baalbek, mon amour”

A concert in support of the Baalbeck International Festival

We are happy to share with you the success of "Baalbek, mon amour" concert which was held on December 2 at the Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA) in Paris, under the artistic direction of Franco-Lebanese pianist Simon Ghraichy, in support of the Baalbeck International Festival.
Visuel baalbeck mon amour
April 28, 2021

Assemblée générale du Festival de Baalbeck

Une réunion ordinaire de l’assemblée générale du Festival de Baalbeck a eu lieu mardi 27 avril à 15h, au Arthaus, au cours de laquelle une étude sur la contribution économique des Industries Culturelles et Créatives, préparée par l’Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan, a été présentée par sa présidente Lamia Moubayed Bissat et les experts.
April 08, 2021

#Soundofresilience wins at the Dubai Lynx Advertising festival!

We are very proud to announce that our campaign for #Soundofresilience has won a prestigious recognition at the Dubai Lynx Advertising festival of creativity in the MENA region thanks to our partners IMPACT BBDO who have been also named agency and network of the year in the festival!

September 18, 2020


Due to the highly polluted atmosphere surrounding the port of Beirut, we will be forced to relocate and reschedule #RecollectBeirut #بيروت تنذكر.

This memorial will yet take place, despite all the difficulties that we are facing, in one of the most affected areas in Beirut, on Sunday the 20th of September at 6.30 p.m (Beirut time).

September 09, 2020


40 days after the August 4th tragedy, the wound is still gaping, the pain is deep, the anger is immense and our hearts are shattered.
August 22, 2020

Mika stages live stream benefit concert ‘I Love Beirut’

Beirut born, British-Lebanese singer Mika will live-stream a concert across four time zones on 19 September in aid of the people of the city.
July 09, 2020

“The Sound Of Resilience”

Remerciements de Nayla de Freige Comment assez remercier toutes les institutions et personnes qui ont pu rendre ce concert, sous le patronage du Président de la République, possible! Et ceci en 5 semaines seulement!
July 06, 2020

It wouldn’t have been the same without you

We cannot put in words how grateful we are for all the effort and energy that turned the Baalbeck International Festival 2020 into an unforgettable phenomenon, heard globally. #soundofresilience
March 23, 2020

“Baalbeck, Archives of an Eternity”

We invite you to virtually visit the exhibition, “Baalbeck, Archives of an Eternity”, @ Sursock Museum, June-September 2019.

January 29, 2020

Preserving the cultural archive of the Baalbeck International Festival

Cooperation agreement between the "Phoenix" Center for Lebanese Studies at the Holy Spirit University and the Baalbeck International Festival
Baalbek International Festival and Holy Spirit University Agreement
July 03, 2019

“The city of the sun” by Nabil Nahas

Acrylic on canvas 118.5 x 100 Especially realized by Nabil Nahas, this painting will be put on auction in September 2019 for the benefit of two institutions the artist cares about: the Sursock Museum and the International Festival of Baalbeck.
July 01, 2019

« Baalbek, Archives of Eternity »

Exhibition at Sursock museum from June 27 till September 22 from 10am till 6pm.
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May 07, 2019

Baalbeck Press Conference 2019

Media Press Coverage Highlights
May 03, 2019

The Committee of Baalbeck International Festival visiting the President Michel Aoun

استقبل الرئيس عون رئيسة "لجنة مهرجانات بعلبك الدولية السيدة نايلة دو فريج مع وفد من اللجنة السادة جمانة دبانة، جمانة عطاالله ،بسام مرتضى ،حماد ياغي
May 13, 2018

Une Grande Dame

May Arida a été l'âme du Festival de Baalbeck. May Arida a été l'âme du Festival de Baalbeck. Elle l'a incarné pendant les quarante années de sa Présidence. Elle lui a consacré le meilleur de sa vie. Il était sa vie. Sa force de caractère, son énergie, sa détermination, sa persévérance, son infinie patience ont vaincu tous les obstacles et résolu tous les problèmes. Vingt-quatre heures sur vingt-quatre, elle les a mis au service d'un idéal artistique, d'un haut lieu de la culture, d'une épopée de légende.
April 16, 2018

Baalbeck Remembers Oum Kalthoum

We are pleased to announce that the tickets for the opening night "Baalbeck Remembers Oum Kalthoum", which will take place on July 20, 2018, are already on sale at Ticketing Box Office.
December 06, 2017

Executive Committee Elections

Baalbeck International Festival A meeting was held by the Baalbeck International Festival's general assembly on the 5th of December 2017, resulting into by acclamation the elected Executive Committee
October 30, 2017


PRÉSENTÉ À L'INSTITUT DU MONDE ARABE À PARIS LE 27 OCTOBRE 2017 Le spectacle musical et poétique "Ilik Ya Baalbeck", commande du Festival International de Baalbeck, mis en scène par Nabil El-Azan, a été présenté à l'Institut du Monde Arabe à Paris, le vendredi 27 octobre 2017, devant une salle comble.
September 26, 2017


Vendredi 27 Octobre
Le Comité du Festival International de Baalbeck est heureux d’annoncer la programmation du concert "Ilik Ya Baalbak" (A toi Baalbeck) à l’Institut du Monde Arabe à Paris, le vendredi 27 octobre, à 20h.
August 23, 2017

We thank

everyone who came, our sponsors and all the friends of the festival 


August 13, 2017


Concert scheduled on August 15 canceled Toto concert at the Baalbeck International Festival is Canceled. The concert of the legendary rock band Toto that was suppose to take place on Tuesday the 15th of August is unfortunately canceled due to an illness that was passed on several members of the band.
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July 29, 2017

Trio Wanderer

Concert scheduled on July 30 canceled

The Trio Wanderer concert scheduled on July 30 is canceled, one of the musicians could not travel for personal reasons.
Tickets are refunded at Virgin Ticketing Box-Office.
We apologize for this inconvenience.

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July 17, 2017

Additional Standing Tickets Ibrahim Maalouf

Due to popular demand, we have added standing tickets to the Ibrahim Maalouf’s show.
Ticket Price: LL 60. 000

Tickets are available in Virgin Ticketing Box Office Branches and online.

March 31, 2017

2017 program April 12 at 10 am at the Ministry of Tourism

The announcement of the Baalbeck International Festival’s 2017 program will take place on April 12 at 10 am at the Ministry of Tourism.

March 20, 2017

Ibrahim Maalouf Saturday 22nd of July 2017

After the huge success of the “Red & Black Light” world tour, French-Lebanese Ibrahim Maalouf won the “Victoires de la musique 2017” for best concert. He has also received both  the Prix Lumières 2017 and the César 2017 for best film music of the movie “Dans les forêts de Sibérie”. Ibrahim Maalouf returns to the Baalbeck International Festival to perform in a  mega concert at the steps of  Bacchus temple on Saturday 22nd of July 2017.

December 27, 2016

Baalbeck International Festival 60 years

Best of 2016 Baalbeck International Festival 60 years
November 15, 2016

Carole Samaha Nov. 24 Abou Dhabi



On the occasion of the Independence day of Lebanon and the National day of the UAE and under the patronage of the Minister of Culture in Abou Dhabi, His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the Baalbeck International Festival presents a cultural event organized by the Lebanese Business Council, performed by Lebanese artist Carole Samaha that will take place on Thursday November 24 2016, at the Sorbonne University in Abou Dhabi.


This event serves as a cultural message beyond national borders, carrying a cultural and touristic message for Lebanon. We are proud to be part of this initiative by the Embassy of Lebanon in Abu Dhabi and the Lebanese Business Council of Abu Dhabi that will further reinforce cultural exchange and cooperation between the two countries, and which marks the first time that the Baalbeck International Festival is represented in the Arab countries.

October 05, 2016

Thank you for a wonderful season, see you in 2017

In 2016, we celebrated 60 successful years of the Baalbek Festival thanks to the determination of our team, carried by the support of the friends of the Festival. We achieved a program that will be in the annals of the history of the Festival.

The national and international press covered our cultural and touristic activities, praising the importance of cultural resistance and noting the effectiveness of security measures.

July 19, 2016



Due to popular demand for Jean Michel Jarre’s concert at the Baalbeck International Festival on July 30th, additional tickets at 50,000LL are now available for purchase at Virgin Ticketing.


The countdown for the Baalbeck International Festival’s 60th anniversary events has begun, and the organizing committee felt it is important to make this unique concert accessible to as many fans as possible.


Reminder: offers to buy bundled tickets are available at Virgin Ticketing. Round-trip transportation from Beirut to Baalbeck is provided by Wild Discovery at $10/seat.

March 31, 2016



On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Baalbeck International Festival, the journey to the sun begins with a fundraising gala evening with Lebanese artist Ibrahim Maalouf in concert at Casino du Liban.
Concert & dinner tickets are available at Baalbeck Festival Office: +961 1 373 150/2 – +961 03 041006/7 and at Virgin Ticketing Box Office starting April 1st : +961 1 999 666.
Concert starts at 8pm sharp.


December 24, 2015



A meeting was held by the Baalbeck International Festival’s general assembly on the 17th of December 2015, resulting into by acclamation the election of the following ladies and gentlemen as members of the executive committee:


George Asseily, Joumana Atallah, Joumana Debbane, Nayla de Freige, Rana Hadid, Martha Hraoui, Jean Louis Mainguy, Rafic Meouchy, Bassam Mortada, Nabil Najjar, Elga Trad and Hammad Yaghi.