CHOGM 2018 in London KAMSYN Exclusive Report

                Exclusive REPORT KAMSYN / Words by Sherine Bouez Communications Consultant With its key configuration of constituencies, the Commonwealth leveraged on its Secretariat, members, organizations, and networks, in putting forward new trade-related solutions to their shared challenges. From April 16th to 18th, the Commonwealth Business Forum 2018 opened by Her Majesty Queen…

Visual Artist Elias Abkar: Passion meets Photographic Excellence

Born in the Mythic city of Byblos, Lebanon, Visual Artist Elias Abkar grew up holding on to his dream of pursuing Art & Audiovisual Studies. After successfully graduating from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in 2015 (USEK), he quickly became more than just another dynamic Fashion and Lifestyle Photographer, but also a much sought-after Professional…

Virtuosi: L’App Innovante de Karim Joreige qui Décuple les Potentiels

Toute création, toute œuvre tire sa source d’un besoin particulier. Avec Karim Joreige, tout a commencé en 2014, lorsque ce jeune passionné de Photographie, de Computer Sciences et de Typographie a éprouvé l’envie de développer ses compétences diversifiées, sans pour autant se concentrer sur un domaine bien déterminé. ‘C’est alors que je me suis rendu…

Commonwealth Enterprise & Investment Council (CWEIC) Launches 2018 Business Forum

At the Introductory reception at Mansion House attended by over 150 high-level dignitaries, businesses and high commissioners from across the Commonwealth countries, CWEIC Chairman, Lord Marland of Odstock highlighted the huge opportunity the Commonwealth presents to the private sector and Government alike, in the wake of a changing global trading landscape. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon hails…

Timi Hayek lights up Fashion Design with the Sublime confidence of Youth

Talented designer Timi Hayek is a do it all. Her atelier is located above her boutique in Monot, in Beirut and she spends her days working on her sewing machine, playing with delicate fabrics, that she gracefully shapes into beautiful collections. Timi is a designer and an illustrator. She studied Fashion Print at the prestigious…

Award-Winning Nat Geo Photographer Ed Kashi & Anna Seassau launch Unique Workshop for Smartphone Photography in Paris

For the first time in Paris, a Unique One-day Workshop with Award-Winning National Geographic Photographer Ed Kashi organized in collaboration with Anna Seassau will reveal the hidden creative possibilities of Smartphone Photography (5th of October 2016, details below) Ed Kashi is the Award-winning photojournalist and filmmaker who has worked extensively for National Geographic magazine, TIME,…

“Caramel” the World of Gems of Cynthia Raffoul

After receiving her degree in Fashion Design from ESMOD Beirut and working with famous fashion designers like Alain Milki and Rabih Keyrouz, Cynthia Raffoul shifted gears and applied her imagination, thrive, passion and dreams to the world of jewelry. Cynthia’s drift to jewelry was not a radical change. After receiving a request to draw some…

Quiqup Disrupts Last mile delivery a Talk with GM Michel Kaloustian

Quiqup is an On-demand Delivery Service, revolutionising the way in which companies and consumers connect to local London retailers and restaurants. Currently available as a smartphone app, on both iOS and Android, and a web platform; Quiqup successfully made it’s way in the Global Start-up Galaxy in barely two years, rapidly spreading through positive user experience and enthusiastic word of mouth. The…

Azzi & Osta Famous Fashion duo turns Up the Volume

The dynamic duo George Azzi and Assaad Osta are putting their mark on the fashion world with their couture label Azzi & Osta. They have imposed their signature vintage chic style on the Lebanese fashion scene and are conquering the world one gown at a time.    The first notes The interest in fashion grew…

Interview with HE Martin Huth Ambassador of Germany in Lebanon

Having worked in the region for years, HE Martin Huth is very happy to return to Lebanon as the Ambassador of Germany. Since working at the Embassy from 2002 to 2006 (being the Deputy head of Mission from 2005-2006), he has experienced several beautiful experiences and keeps special memories from Beirut.  Born in 1964, HE…