In this week’s POW, it was nice to see so much cultural and fun events going on in Beirut, and releasing a whole different sets of upcoming events in different parts of lebanon.

With the summer season starting in Lebanon, here is a small roundup using images on what has happened during the last week.

People sitting on the stairs, attending the “Cabriolet Film Festival”, outdoors short film festival, in it’s 6th edition, An annual event that takes place over the course of three consecutive nights on Gemmayze Stairs in the heart of Beirut City. (Hasan Shaaban‎ / Facebook)
A UNHCR (United Nations Refugee Agency) employee scans passports of Syrian refugees at a UNHCR registration center, one of many across Lebanon, in the northern port city of Tripoli. Lebanon said that Syrians who visit their country will no longer be considered refugees, and that the decision will be applied starting June 1, according to a statement from the Interior Ministry. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, disembarks from a plane upon his arrival at the Beirut International Airport, Lebanon. Kerry arrived where he will pledge more aid to help Syria’s neighbors deal with an influx of refugees and press Lebanese parliamentarians to swiftly choose a new president. (Mohamed Azakir / AP)
Syrian refugee children sit on a United Nations High Comission for Refugees barrier as they wait to be registered at a refugee camp in Bar Elias, in the Lebanese Bekaa valley. (ANWAR AMRO / AFP)
Hundreds of Syrian refugees protest against the Syrian presidential election in the Akkar district of Lebanon. The Syrian presidential election will be held on June 3, 2014. (Hamze Tekin / Anadolu Agency)
A car bearing portraits of Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad drives past Syrians residing in Lebanon queuing up to pass the Masnaa checkpoint between Lebanon and Syria, to cast their vote in Syria’s presidential elections. Voting offices opened in Syrian regime-held areas for a presidential election that Assad is certain to win, and that has been slammed as a “farce” by the opposition. (MOHAMAD JARRAH / AFP)
Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam,left and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, right, attend a donor meeting at the government house, in Beirut, Lebanon. Kim is on an official visit to Lebanon aimed at supporting the country which is hosting over a million Syrian refugees (Bilal Jawich / Anadolu Agency)
The fourth game of the Lebanese Basketball Championship-Final on Tuesday between Riyadi and Sagesse witnessed an unfortunate fight, with a comprehensive 69-61 victory for the latter. Reports said that on-the-court argument erupted between two opposite team players and tension escalated leading to a fight and fans dashed into the playground. (Hussam Chbaro / Facebook)
Tensions in the Bekaa Valley made Baalbeck organizers decide to stage last year’s event of Baalbeck International Festival in a former silk-making facility in Jdeideh. Evidently things have improved, as the 2014 edition will return to its traditional home in the Bacchus Temple, as declared in a news conference at the Baalbek acropolis. (BIF / instagram)
Tensions in the Bekaa Valley made Baalbeck organizers decide to stage last year’s event of Baalbeck International Festival in a former silk-making facility in Jdeideh. Evidently things have improved, as the 2014 edition will return to its traditional home in the Bacchus Temple, as declared in a news conference at the Baalbek acropolis. (BIF / instagram)
A car-free street festival kicked off in Hamra street including various activities and performances. The festival was organized by "Ahla Fawda" (Best Chaos) organization. (Ahla Fawda / Facebook)
A car-free street festival kicked off in Hamra street including various activities and performances. The festival was organized by “Ahla Fawda” (Best Chaos) organization. (Ahla Fawda / Facebook)
“Gravitational Waves” performing in open air space in Beirut souks, this act is part of a yearly “Beirut Spring Festival” held by the “Samir Kassir Foundation”. (Beirut Spring Festival)
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  • InassTamim, June 5, 2014 @ 10:51 am

    thanks a lot for this photos and info 🙂

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