Walk to Save Your Heritage *Part Deux*

Symbolic Walk with Candles (Gemmayze)

Remember the “Symbolic Walk with Candles” event that was scheduled to happen on Saturday September 25th? 

Well, despite bad weather conditions, approximately 500 people attended the walk, according to event organizer Pascale Ingea. 

You gotta give props to everybody who participated in the march to shed light on this very important issue. 

Areas such as Gemmayze are home to traditionally Lebanese houses which should be preserved, instead of being torn down! 

        

Photos courtesy of Joey Hesayne Ayoub 

7 thoughts on “Walk to Save Your Heritage *Part Deux*

  1. Oussama September 28, 2010 / 2:16 pm

    I really respect the intentions behind this movement. However, I feel that the objectives can be achieved more effectively by addressing the root causes of the problem: Lebanese land, inheritance laws, and urban planning failures make undue pressures over some areas over others. This economic reality will be difficult to overcome with new rules regarding some districts. Read about it on my blog.

    • BeirutBoy September 28, 2010 / 2:27 pm

      Definitely have a point there Oussama.

      Will be sure to check out ur article.

  2. Ekios September 28, 2010 / 2:23 pm

    Yalla, lets say it’s cute … you know my opinion about that BeirutBoy 🙂

    • BeirutBoy September 28, 2010 / 2:25 pm

      Yes. You said it loud and clear 😛

      • Ekios September 28, 2010 / 2:27 pm

        Maiiieuh !! :$ Ok I got emotional .. sorry can’t help when it comes about Lebanon …

  3. Danielle October 4, 2010 / 4:16 pm

    Have to agree with Oussama, while the walk is symbolic..what is REALLY being down to tackle this problem?

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