«Ilik Ya Baalbak», the opening of the International Festival of Baalbeck, is an ode to love and a tribute to the city of the sun. Placed under the theme of solidarity and plurality, the event will join on July 31st on the acropolis, more than thirty Lebanese artists, writers, musicians, poets, orchestra conductors and dancers, will work together and express their attachment to Baalbeck. Exceptional evening when all these artists will present a bouquet of works in tribute to the city. A spectacle full of emotions.
Sunday August 16th. Jazz lovers, be happy! Cameroonian artist Richard Bona who has already appeared besides international legends of jazz, has eight albums. Exceptional voice and music, interpreted in jazz, a sacred mix of African rhythms.
Friday August 21st. The «singer of passionate love», the sublime Mayyada Hennaoui, will animate an evening soundly oriental, on the seats of the Bacchus temple. For her first appearance in a Lebanese festival, she will interpret a bouquet of songs, the most beautiful composed especially for her by big names like Ahmad Rami, Riad Sombati and Baligh Hamdi.
Saturday August 29th. A unique recital of disco music, funk and soul will delight the public on the seats of the Bacchus temple. The Earth Wind & Fire Experience feat. Al Mckay and the All Stars, directed by AL Mckay, producer and composer, has eight albums, all rewarded with great prizes.
Sunday August 30th. Beethoven, Mozart and Haydn will be honored at Magnanerie, Sadd Bauchrieh, with the famous quartet cords Modigliani, who has five albums. The quartet, which animated big festivals throughout the world, is famous internationally. A memorable concert of classical music.