Ministry of Culture

“Go Green with the Drums for Peace, Smile to the World!”

Defiliban and the Belgium Embassy in Lebanon are pleased to invite you to the international event to promote peace and environment: “Go Green with the Drums for Peace, Smile to the World!”.
Under the high patronage of the Ministry of the environment, Mr. Mohamad Rahal, in collaboration with Solidere, the General Secretary of Catholics Schools in Lebanon in Internation House of Poetry, Arthur Haulot, in Belgium Beirut World Book Capital at Ministry of Social Affairs with the participation of the private and public schools in Lebanon, on Thursday the 6th of May 2010 at 10:00 am at Down Town, Beirut.

Several schools from different regions in Lebanon will join this peace-loving gathering to support the ecology. Selected by the school, SLAMMERS will recite their SLAMS and sing their songs under the themes of PEACE and the ENVIRONMENT. On the other hand, groups of students will heartily beat different rhymes on white and green drums, a symbol of PEACE and of the ENVIRONMENT.
A number of refined guests of honor will mark their presence at the concert. A SLAM CD, edited in collaboration with Manal Bahri and with the participation of 15 schools, will be distributed to the guests.
A convoy of bicycles will open the ceremony. The children will be part of the marching band and they will offer white and green DRUMS holding a message of PEACE FOR A GREEN LEBANON to the officials. Poems and letters composed by the students will be stuck on the interior side of the DRUM.
At the same time, hundred students will give their support to his cause by beating the green drums for peace in their schools, all over Lebanon.
The objective of this even is to provide our youth the possibility to express their ideas and to act in favor of the environment. Let us guide them to successfully complete their mission. Their message is going to reach our leaders! This is an international action initiated by the International House of Poetry, Arthur Haulot-Youth-Poetry Section.