Space: Sharq Salon, Beirut –

Space: Sharq Salon, Beirut

Space: Sharq Salon, Beirut

Sharq Salon is an on-going series of cultural presentations and networking events hosted in Beirut, Lebanon.

Sharq Salon offers guests opportunities to experience and learn about different artistic forms and network with cultural actors connected to the region and offers authors and artists an opportunity to showcase their work and interact with potential partners.

The screening of a documentary about the Arab Spring and an artist’s presentation of his work inspired by the region were both followed by question-and-answer sessions with the audience. Musical performances of original Arabic jazz numbers and Arabic rap were followed by opportunities for  guests to meet and mingle with each other and the artists. A poetry evening that brought to Beirut one of Damascus’ most recognisable cultural events invited all to recite and sing works they had written or admired.


Sharq is a non-profit organisation registered in the UK and Lebanon and working across the Arab World to promote and strengthen pluralism and independent thought through interventions in media development and production, oral history, community building and cultural practice.