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JABAL Exhibition May 2014

Fransabank announces the launching of its 10th edition JABAL 2014 

From 7 to 10 May at Le Gray Hotel, Beirut!
What is JABAL?
JABAL” Exhibition “Jeunes Artistes des Beaux-Arts du Liban”, an initiative launched by Fransabank in 1998 as part of its multitude of pioneering corporate responsibility initiatives. It is aiming at promoting new Lebanese Contemporary Art such as painting, sculpture, photography, video, installation and design. JABAL is an art exhibition that has set the pace for the discovery of over 300 young Lebanese talents over the years out of whom more than fifty are today prides to the nation.

In each of its editions, JABAL exhibition groups a large number of designers from different Lebanese regions that did not have the chance to exhibit their work yet in any art gallery. The objective of this initiative is therefore to introduce to the public, during an annual exhibition, the potential of these young artists that were selected by professionals.


 JABAL Exhibitions Milestones

Since its inception in 1998, JABAL gave the opportunity to emerging artists to exhibit their work within a professional environment. Exhibitions took place in different Lebanese regions such as Tripoli, Beirut, Saida, Zouk Mosbeh, Zahle, Aley and Jdeideh… Many of exhibiting artists became well renowned on the international level; namely Ayman Baalbaki, Mohamed Saïd Baalbaki, Randa Hermès, Manuella Guiragossian, Taline Kechichian, Isabelle Yared, Mazen Khaddage, Raja Nehme Sertine, Khalil Ibrahim and many others. .

   View Photo Gallery of Previous JABAL Exhibitions 

JABAL Returns in 2014
This year, JABAL exhibition, organized by Fransabank, will appear again strongly on the Lebanese scenery and is going to take place from the 7th till 10th of May, 2014 at Le Gray Hotel!  More than thirty artists will be selected for this new edition by JABAL‘s artistic committee to present their artistic work (paintings, sculptures, photography, design and video) for 4 days. This year, JABAL celebrates its 10 years of discovering young talents and confirms, once again, its role as a talents’ discoverer and as a supporter to new artists.

 Fransabank, supporter of Art and Culture

Fransabank has long been a supporter to the Lebanese culture and it contributed to the cultural development of Lebanon through festivals, concerts, major international contemporary art events and different art exhibitions.

Through its JABAL initiative, Fransabank strives to reflect the diversity and vitality of the emerging Lebanese contemporary art creativity, while offering the chance for young talented artists to exhibit their work in a professional environment, using an array of resources, networking opportunities and cultural exchanges. 

It is worth noting that, and in addition to being the sole initiator and supporter of JABAL, Fransabank buys many of the artists’ work as an encouragement. These paintings decorate the walls of many of its branches spread across Lebanon. 


How to Apply? 

Registration for artists is open till March 31, 2014!

Click on the below link to fill in the application form and send by email to

Exhibition Details

  • Place: Hotel le Gray, Martyrs Square, Down Town, Beirut
  • Paintings Hang-up: on Tuesday May 6th, 2014 from 9 am till 4 pm
  • Opening Reception: on Wednesday May 7th, 2014 from 6 pm till 10 pm
  • To the public: starting Thursday May 8th till Saturday May 10th, 2014 from 4 pm till 9 pm
  • Dismantling: Saturday May 10th, from 9 pm till midnight.
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