Beirut is buzzing despite the mist of tension seeping over from Syria.
It’s the festival season, and anyone who hasn’t escaped to Paris or the Cote d’Azur is having fun watching the stars descending on Lebanon for concerts in Beirut and beyond. B.B. King sold out in Byblos, Charles Aznavour and Chris De Burgh are headlining in Jounieh. And Enrique Iglesias played to a packed audience on the harbour here this week.
Locals keep an eye on all sorts of small indicators to tell them what the security situation is doing. No celebrity cancellations is a good sign.
Full report at The Telegraph