Ministry of Culture


Beirut was declared World Book Capital for 2009 by

Beirut World Book Capital 2009 is a project managed by

image the Ministry of Culture :

The main partner of the Ministry of Culture in this project is

image the Municipality of Beirut :

The websites of the main projects organizers for the Beirut World Book Capital 2009 are

image the Hay Festival :
image the Embassy of Spain  :
image the Embassy of France :
image the Maison du Livre :
image the Orient Institute of Beirut :
image the International Association of Francophone Bookstores :
image the Regional Office of the UNESCO :
image the ASSABIL - Friends of Public Libraries Association :

The websites of cities that were formerly declared World Book Capitals are

image Amsterdam, for 2008 :

Useful links

image, the premier Lebanese directory  :