Those Eyes That Mouth - Grid Iron - Beirut Nov. 2005 ©

British Council Lebanon - 2005

Our platforms for showcasing in Lebanon and the UK inspire audiences with creative performances and facilitate collaborations between cultural players. We support Lebanese artists to network with their counterparts in the UK by attending international festivals and master classes. We work in the following fields

  • Theatre & Dance
  • Architecture, Design &Fashion
  • Visual Arts
  • Film
  • Literature

Our range of partners varies between individuals, emerging platforms and established companies from all sectors. We also work with major colleges in Lebanon such as the American University of Beirut, University of Saint Joseph, and the Lebanese American University.

We support many festivals like BIPOD Dance Festival, Liban Jazz, and the Spring Festival. In addition, we collaborate with other EU Cultural Centres under the umbrella of EUNIC on several projects and events like the EU Film Festival, the EUNIC Grants for Artists, and the EU national days. 

During the recent years, we have hosted many renowned British artists in Lebanon like ‘Akram Khan’ and ‘Russell Maliphant’ dance companies in addition to several plays and musicals. During 2014, we will host performances by Gandini Juggling and Babakas.  We also support Lebanese artists to showcase their work in the UK.