The IIVVSS : a school for clowns with a social vocation

Some pictures of a project in progress. The students of the International Institute for Very Very Serious Studies, in Beyrouth, after several months of classes in storytelling, clowning, bouffon, puppetry,… are ready to leave to create a street performance in three Lebanese villages. The following pictures were taken during their …

Lebanon: second day of demonstrations in Tripoli

On the evening of Thursday, October 17, spontaneous demonstrations broke out all over Lebanon following the announcement of new taxes, including those on the use of VOIP software (including WhatsApp). The government reversed the announcement that very evening, without appeasing the anger of the Lebanese. In Tripoli, on the el-Nour …

Lebanon : huge festive demonstration in Tripoli

Demonstrations have continued throughout Lebanon since 17 October, directly challenging the current power and political class. Yesterday, the demonstration in Tripoli took the form of a gigantic celebration, gathering an impressive crowd in el-nour square. In the morning, demonstrators came to clean the square and during the day, volunteers came …