I am co-organizing the 1st Maker Faire in Lebanon! (Beirut Mini Maker Faire 2019)

For the past few months I have been working alongside TechnoFuture Lebanon and Lamba Labs – Beirut Hackerspace to organize the 1st Maker Faire ever in Lebanon!!

It was super exciting to get a license to host a Maker Faire here in Lebanon, and we are looking forward to it..

I will share below the official press release from “Beirut Mini Maker Faire 2019” and also check the end of this post for some useful links related to the event:

Mark your calendars- The 1st Maker Faire in Lebanon is on April 6th!

Beirut Mini Maker Faire is a celebration of innovation, creativity and Do-It-Yourself Culture! A family friendly event and an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists and designers, students, and commercial exhibitors!

190+ international maker faires take place around the world, annually, in cities including Tokyo, Rome, Shenzhen, Taipei, Seoul, Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, San Diego, Cairo, Dubai and many more! This time, it’s made its way to Beirut!

The Mini Maker Faire is taking place on Saturday April, 6th from 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM at Antwork, Kantari, Spears. Come out to meet creative makers and designers like Jellyfish, Cube 3DP, JP recycle design, Compost Baladi, David Frem, Sabine Kai, Sevag Babikian and Randa Harb. Kids and adults alike will love the various hands-on activities offered at the Young Makers Corner. Get inspired by makers showcasing in the Multi-Sensory Zone, Techno Arts Corner, Green zone and Future of Architecture Area. Participate in the many ongoing workshops all around. Meet inspirational local and international makers and artists and hear about their insights throughout the panel talks.

Tickets are now available online or at any Virgin Ticketing Box Office (Children under 8 years of age enter for FREE- Tickets at $8 for children between 8-12 years old and $10 for 13+ years old).

Beirut Mini Maker Faire is a collaborative event organized and produced by TechnoFuture Lebanon, Lamba Labs Beirut Hackerspace, Kanj Workshop, with the support of antwork and covered by arabnet.

Make sure to stay in touch on all updates by following Beirut Mini Maker Faire on Facebook (BMMF2019) and Instagram (BMMF19). See you there!

Maker Faire لأول مرة في لبنان

“Beirut Mini Maker Faire” معرض مرخّص من . Media Maker ، سيقام هذا المعرض في 6 نيسان 2019، ينظمه كل من Techno Future Lebanon, Lamba Labs Beirut Hackerspace, Kanj Workshop, بدعم من Antwork co-working Space. سيجتمع حوالي ال 80 صانع محترف وهواة ليعرضوا صناعاتهم ومشاريعهم وإبداعاتهم التي سيشاركونها مع الحضور جميعًا، ويقدّرعددهم حوالي ال 1000 زائر وزائرة بالإضافة إلى أنه سيقام العديد من ورش العمل اليدوية والصناعات في اليوم نفسه أمام الحضور والمشاركين.

المكان : Antwork Co-working space

الزمان: السبت 6 نيسان ٢٠١٩، ابتدأً من ٩ صباحاً لغاية ٩ مساءً

وفي ظل المشاكل والصعوبات الإقتصادية وارتفاع نسبة البطالة، Beirut Mini Maker Faire هو تجمّع فريد من نوعه سيساهم في تسليط الضوء على وجود صنّاع ومبدعين في لبنان، ومساعدتهم في ايجاد فرص لعرض صناعاتهم على العديد من المستثمرين المهتمين، ودعم الشركات الإقتصادية لتنمو وتندمج في سوق العمل.

Looking forward to see you there, and don’t forget to invite your friends!