Archive for June, 2012

Jounieh International Festival Lights up the Skies of Beirut

Jounieh, June 2012: For the second consecutive year and with the collaboration of the Municipal Council and head of ‘Jounieh International Festival’ Mr. Neemat Frem, Phellipolis set off an exciting, event-packed summer with a variety of entertaining programs suitable for all.

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BLAKE LIVELY WEARS GUCCI TO THE NEW YORK PREMIERE OF SAVAGES.

Blake Lively, the face of the new Gucci Première women’s fragrance, wore a Gucci one of a kind pale yellow pleated silk georgette halter neck gown featuring an open back and a gathered sash waist to the premiere of “Savages” in New York at the SVA Theater. Gucci 141, El-Moutrane Street, Downtown Beirut Tel: 01-991111 [...]

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Samsung ‘Samsung Smart App Challenge 2012’ – A Global Contest for Mobile Application Developers.

Aims to boost mobile ecosystem for GALAXY Tab and GALAXY Note Record $4.08 million in prize money to be awarded along with marketing benefits Total of 80 applications will be selected as ‘Samsung Apps Super Apps’ and ‘Best S Pen Apps’ winners (June, 2012) – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media [...]

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Balotelli brace sends Italy into Euro 2012 final

  Mario Balotelli was the star for Italy as he scored twice in a 2-1 win over Germany in their Euro 2012 semi-final at the Stadion Narodowy in Warsaw. The mercurial Manchester City striker doubled his international goal tally with two first-half strikes that eliminated the joint-favourites for the title and booked his own side’s [...]

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Did you know that every year Louis Vuitton burns all their unsold bags?

Yes, this rumor appears to be true. Similar to Chanel, LV happens to burn leftover goods at the end of the year. If the bags are not sold, they burn them in order to prevent putting a lower price on them. Historically, it’s known that LV does not put its pieces on sale. This is [...]

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Emporio Armani opens a new store in Beirut!

   The Armani Group is pleased to unveil its new Emporio Armani store, in the heart of Beirut and one of the trendiest shopping areas of the city. The two-story boutique, located onAllenby Street, brings the style of Armani to the vibrant city ofBeirut as it continues to blaze a trail as the fashion capital [...]

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Olympic ambassador, David Beckham Celebrates the Power of the Samsung GALAXY Note

Get ready to take part in the London 2012 Olympic Games with the Samsung GALAXY Note (June, 2012) – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in wireless communications and sponsor of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, announced an exclusive new video featuring world-renowned athlete David Beckham, Samsung’s Official Ambassador for the London [...]

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Beirut Design Week…a first of its kind.

The MENA Design Research Center is proud to announce the launching of the first “Beirut Design Week”. Unlike fairs and exhibitions, this event is a whole week dedicated to exploring all aspects of local design and design thinking throughout Beirut. During Beirut Design Week, with a series of over 50 events: exhibitions, conferences, workshops, and [...]

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England go out on penalties

England were knocked out of Euro 2012 in all too familiar circumstances, losing 4-2 on penalties against Italy following a goalless draw in Kiev. Though England’s performance was pretty poor – Italy dominating in terms of possession and chances – taking the game to penalties ensured they only dropped to fifth place, ahead of Greece. [...]

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Xavi Alonso sends Spain into semis

  Xabi Alonso scored twice on his 100th appearance for Spain as they progressed to a Euro 2012 semi-final against Portugal with a 2-0 win over France in Donetsk. Spain had never beaten France in a major tournament yet Alonso’s thumping header after 19 minutes and a penalty in second-half injury time were enough to [...]

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