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Mar 2017
Beirut Fashion Week Press Conference
Social Event The Key ApartHotel

The Beirut Fashion Week Press Conference was held at "The KeyApart Hotel" in Beirut on Tuesday, March 21st, 2017.

Various  media,  journalists,  political  figures  and  bloggers  were  present  to  witness  the official  launch  of  Beirut  Fashion WeekÒ.  During  the  press  conference,  the  Speakers revealed the importance of this event to the fashion and tourism industry in Lebanon.

The speakers during the press conference:1: H.E. Avedis Guidanian (Minister of Tourism) asserted:His complete  and generous support to assure the success and impact of Beirut Fashion WeekÒ  and endorsing the high image of Lebanon and tourism in general. Beirut Fashion Week® is one of the biggest international (Red Carpet) events in Lebanon, the Arab-World and the entire Middle-East.


2: Architect Zikar El Sakhi Maalouli (BFWO Founder/Chairman) stated:Beirut  Fashion  Week®  is a non-profit  and  non-political   organization,  dedicated  to children charity.Our Belief: "No child is born to live unhappily, hungry or to die as a result of poverty!Together,  hand  in hand  we can  spread  world  beauty  and  bring  back the smile to thousands of children in need".


Our Vision and Goals: The targets  are simple  yet far-reaching.  We aim to provide means for the famous and established  designers to inspire and empower  the young upcoming  designers,  to reveal, encourage  and support hidden  talents  by awarding scholarships at fashion-academic-institutions in Milan, and creating job opportunities, in turn, aiding the development  of the Lebanese and the Arab fashion industry. Last but not least, Beirut Fashion Week Organization's ultimate goal is to alleviate the lives of the less fortunate children who are suffering from extreme poverty.


Our Main  Media  Partner:  Is "LBCI" one of the biggest  TV stations  in the region, reaching millions and millions of spectators.


The  event  is  also  covered  by  a  large  number  of  national  and international  TVs, magazines, newspapers and bloggers.


Non-Profit and Non-Political Organization


3: Dr. Antonio Rubel (BFWO President) asserted:Beirut Fashion Week® is recognized  worldwide  as the fifth Fashion-City after New- York, London, Milan and Paris.


Beirut Fashion Week Organization's main objectivee and belief is that "Woman is the origin of life and merging beauty with children's  smiles is the best achievement  one can do through charitable contributions".

4: Mr. Johnny Fadlallah (BFWO CEO) stated:The event will span over five continuous days, from April 18 to 22, 2017.The pre-opening  Charitable-Show  will be held on April 17, 2017. All the profits will be donated to a dedicated children's charity.

The event will be held at "Form  De Beyrouth",  with an expectation  of more than 20,000 attendees  and will include  fashion shows,  presentations  and a 3,800sqm are of showrooms of numerous designers, jewelers brands and the sponsors.


The after  party  "Les Personnages" will  be  held  on  April  23, 2017. Keeping  the same luxury and prestige that the fashion week presents, exclusive invitations  for the Beirut Fashion Week® participant designers, sponsors, bloggers, media, influencers and VIPs.

Finale: BFW partners and credits:

We would like to finally express our appreciation to our Media Partners:Tremendous media exposure by our main media partner "LBCi" Tunes Productions And to all our national and international TVs, magazines, newspapers and bloggers such as:Fashion TV, TV5, TeleMonteCarlo, ET BelArabi, Lamasat TV, Haya, Daily Star, Laha, Beiruting, Alamoki, Focus, Facelook, Today's Outlook, Sayidaty, Lamasat, Prestige, Ounousa, Mondanite, Z Fashion Window, A&E, Cheri3el Fan.

We would like to express our gratitude to our Sponsors:Grand Cinemas, BoConcept,  Fattal, SANE Makeup,  L'Oreal Professionnel,The KeyApart Hotel, Diffa, Giscardo Mannequins and Aubrilam. 

Non-Profit and Non-Political