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  • PRIZE | Call for applications

    This year, the Boghossian Foundation awards young Lebanese artists in the fields of Painting, Photography and Illustration, and supports Literature and Cinema with Assabil public libraries and Fondation Liban Cinema. Deadline: 13 September 2019.

  • CAFE OF THE VILLA | Tero Villa Empain

    Take advantage of your visit to discover the healthy, natural and seasonal cuisine, the local and exotic flavours of TERO. From March 28 to August 24, 2019.

  • LECTURE | Le Roman d’Héliopolis

    Historian Amélie d'Arschot brings to life the fabulous adventure of building Heliopolis, a new city designed by the captain of industry Baron Edouard Empain and his partner Boghos Nubar, in the middle of the Egyptian desert. Wednesday 5 June 2019, at 7 pm.

  • CHILDREN ACTIVITY | In the heart of the Roaring Twenties

    The Roaring Twenties, a period full of celebrations and carefree, during which the project to build the Villa Empain was born. Your children will discover this wonderful period while having fun because History is lived at Villa Empain. Sunday 19 May, at 3 pm.

  • LITERARY EVENING | Zeina Abirached

    The Boghossian Foundation honours the literature of the Arab world and welcomes, in collaboration with the Midis de la Poésie and the Charge du Rhinocéros, Zeina Abirached who presents her graphic novel 'Prendre refuge'. Wednesday 15 May 2019, at 7 pm.

  • DANCE LESSONS | Let’s swing at the Villa

    In the context of the ‘Flamboyant’ exhibition, the Boghossian Fondation is organising introductory courses in the dances which shaped the roaring twenties as well as the following decades. Sundays 12 May and 9 June 2019 at 3 pm.

  • LECTURE | The cultural history of Arab immigration in Europe

    After discussing the complexity of the Renaissance exchanges in the 19th century, Coline Houssais returns to the Boghossian Foundation to shed light on the respective influences of these regions in the 20th and 21st centuries. Wednesday 8 May 2019, at 7 pm.

  • STUDY DAY | Heliopolis

    As part of 'Heliopolis', the curators of the exhibition Marie-Cécile Bruwier and Florence Doyen designed a study day that combines architecture, history and urban planning with three specialists in Egypt: Luc Gabolde, Christian Cannuyer and Robert Solé. Monday 29 Avril 2019, from 10.30 to 5.30 pm.

  • FAMILY ACTIVITY | Roaring Twenties Tales

    Urban tales, with glitter, black or grey cats, dreams of travel. And who knows? Maybe we’ll meet Colette? Sunday 28 April, at 3 pm.