Redefining Sexy: The Bare Necessities

  The word sexy, a derivative of sex, describes an individual, a behaviour or an item that is seductive and alluring to the eye. What is considered “sexy” is subjective, changing across regions, countries, and subcultures. A number of factors have influenced what is viewed as appealing including regional temperature, i.e. hot or cold climates, history,…

These 30 Shots will Take You to Beirut Now !

Beirut is the city of contrasts: beauty, grit, shadows & lights. Travellers have frequently listed the Lebanese Capital as one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Cities in the World. To precisely define Beirut is nearly impossible: like a mid-summer day’s dream it remains elusive and free; which means it can sometimes also turn into a nightmare. Still, Historians and Poets throughout the Ages…

Jean Van Hamme, l’Inlassable Créateur

Connu pour ses scénarios de Bandes dessinées, dont les célèbres  Largo Winch  (adapté au cinéma) et  Thorgal, le romancier et scénariste belge Jean Van Hamme était présent cette année au Salon du livre Francophone du Biel à Beyrouth. Kamsyn est ainsi allé à sa rencontre pour un Entretien Exclusif. A près de 78 ans, il abandonne donc la BD afin de…

Retrieving Beirut : Meet The Retrievers Dec 2016

Often praised for its resilience and  lively energy, Beirut has been the stage for a unique mix of cultures and religions. But in the beautiful chaos generated by such diversity, lays the distinctive identity of the Lebanese capital. Carlo Massoud is a renown Lebanese Interior & Product Designer who finds inspiration in such a context: « It is the constant change and evolution of the…

Hala Hanna: Economist, Entrepreneur & Woman on the Lead

Hala Hanna is one of the actual inspiring top leading women from the Levant who made it big on the International scene. A leader by nature and an Economist, Consultant and Entrepreneur by choice; Hala’s commitment to making a change in the world started with the values she learnt at home: « to help our fellow…

Dress Up Lebanon : The Story Begins

Cozied up in Le Telegraphe de Belle-Vue’s  finely decorated Hotel or enjoying the blossoming rose garden while sipping a glass of red wine, we reminisced on the days when Bhamdoun was a prized summer destination. First a village reliant on the cultivation of vineyards, from the 1940s until the civil war Bhamdoun bustled as a…

Kamsyn’s Special Holiday Gift Guide: 11 Locally Made Ideas you can find in Beirut

      Holiday shopping is just around the corner, and what’s better than a gift that is thoughtful and crafted with passion. At Kamsyn we decided to go local this year and compile a list of 11 small brewed businesses that energize the country with their creative ideas, craftsmanship, and forward-looking visions. In Exclusive Collaboration with A Muse…

Singer Mike Massy, ABAAD NGO & UN Women launch « Kermali » Song to give back their Voice to Victims of Abuse

ABAAD is a non-profit, non-politically affiliated, non-religious civil association that aims to achieve gender equality as an essential condition to sustainable social and economic development in the MENA region. It seeks to promote women’s equality and participation through policy development, legal reform, gender mainstreaming, engaging men, eliminating discrimination, and empowering women to participate effectively and fully…

Kata Rocks Phuket Launches its own Superyacht Rendezvous

The inaugural Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous (KRSR) is to be held from 10 to 12 December 2016 in Phuket, Thailand. It will focus on the social side of the Yachting Industry, bringing together superyacht owners, industry partners and luxury lifestyle media for three days of fun and networking in a relaxed social environment. Kamsyn is…

Le Collectif Kahraba: Poésie en toute simplicité

Depuis 2007, le collectif de théâtre Kahraba se promène dans tous les pays en apportant spectacles, performances et festivals à un public parfois curieux, souvent ravi. Attachés dès le départ à aller en-dehors de Beyrouth raconter des histoires basées sur les différentes réalités du quotidien au travers de l’exploration d’objets du patrimoine libanais, le Collectif…

Le Journalisme aujourd’hui: Rencontre toute en finesse avec Fifi Abou Dib

Journaliste, auteur à succès, chroniqueuse à L’Orient-le-Jour, mais aussi Rédactrice en Chef de L’Officiel Levant Fifi Abou Dib est une figure humaniste de référence au Liban et à l’international. L’espace d’un après-midi ensoleillé d’automne, Fifi s’est donc prêtée au jeu et a généreusement accepté de répondre aux questions de Kamsyn concernant le métier de journaliste dans notre pays. Célébrée pour la…