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Launching of the project on UNESCO Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage and ‎training for students in the Lebanese folk poetry “Al-Zajal” (Septembre – December 2015)‎

Following the inscription of Al-Zajal on UNESCO List of intangible cultural heritage in 2014, the Lebanese National ‎Commission is organizing a project on UNESCO’s Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in ‎schools across Lebanon, as well as training sessions for students in the Lebanese folk poetry declaimed or sung “Al-‎Zajal”.‎

First Meeting with the poets, presided by the Secretary General Dr. Zahida Darwiche Jabbour, with the participation of Dr. ‎Annie Tohme Tabet and Poet Elias Khalil at the National Commission, on September 3, 2015.‎

 

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A workshop was organized on September 17, 2015, and was animated by Dr. Annie Tohme Tabet and Poet Elias Khalil ‎to discuss the manual on Lebanese Zajal prepared by Poet Elias Khalil.‎

 

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