The Museum of Beirut is a must see for anyone going to Lebanon. It contains over one thousand objects, all of which have been found only in Lebanon. In this article, WLCU President Dr Shane Geha explores one very amazing object in the Museum, which is an elaborate mosaic dating back to the 2nd Century AD: The Mosaic of the Seven Wise Men (Asshaa Al Hukamaa).
On 18 and 19 August 2022, the World Lebanese Cultural Union held its first World Economic Congress for Lebanon, a forum attended by various Lebanese representatives and dignitaries from across the world with the aim of discussing possible solutions to aid our beloved Lebanon. The Youth Council Report has been prepared by WLCU World Youth President, Christina Salamy, as a participant of this forum, on the status of Lebanon, and as well, any advancements that might have come about pertaining to the WLCU Youth.
On Friday 23 September 2022, the WLCU Youth hosted its first joint Harbour Cruise Event with YALA (Young Adult Lebanese Association). The Event was designed to encourage the younger generation of WLCU members and friends to network and enjoy our beautiful city. The success of the Youth Harbour Cruise helps to reinforce in all those who attended that the future burns brightly with promise and potential for our youth.
The evening of 25 June 2022 saw guests at Doltone House Sydney transported to another era at WLCU Sydney’s Inaugural Rome Comes to Lebanon Event. The Night commemorated over 700 years of Roman rule in Lebanon, a period which saw six Emperors come from our great Lebanon. In doing so, we celebrated the Roman and Lebanese cultures and the way they have evolved together.
The history of Lebanese wines dates back over 5,000 years with recent archaeological discoveries documenting its history and trade by the Phoenicians. Lebanon’s wines are also world-renowned with its leading wine, Chateau Musar, winning many awards and recently named in the top ten admired wine brands in the world. We have secured the 2012 vintage for this year’s En Route to Beirut gala dinner.