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 (bäl′bĕk′, bā′əl-) Formerly He·li·op·o·lis (hē′lē-ŏp′ə-lĭs)
A town of eastern Lebanon northeast of Beirut. It is the site of an ancient Phoenician city probably devoted to the worship of Baal and is now noted for its extensive Roman ruins.


(Placename) a town in E Lebanon: an important city in Phoenician and Roman times; extensive ruins. Pop: 150 000 (1998 est). Ancient name: Heliopolis


(ˈbɑl bɛk, ˈbeɪ əl-, ˈbeɪl-)

a town in E Lebanon: ruins of ancient city. 16,000. Ancient Greek name, Heliopolis.
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In 2015, the supports are made firstly to Lebanese festivals spread over the entire territory (the festivals of Baalbeck, Beiteddine, and Byblos, in Beirut, the spring festival of Samir Kassir Foundation, Bi-Pod festival, the story festival at Monnot Theater, Al Bustan Festival), and secondly to innovative cultural structures such as the Beirut Art Centre, Achkal Alwan, the Metropolis Cinema, Collectif Kahraba, Collectif Zoukak This programme is conducted in close collaboration with local structures and French partners, and aims at repositioning the Francophonie within a dynamic environment opened to everyone.
The Baalbeck Festival has returned and, with two performances in its 2015 season accomplished, it's trying to reaffirm its position on the international festival circuit.
The army is deploying across hills surrounding Tallat Al-Hamra area and is combing the entire outskirts next to Ras Baalbeck region, the agency added.
He called on his supporters to demonstrate on Monday in the southern suburbs of Beirut, in Tyre (south) on Wednesday, in Baalbeck (east) on Friday, on Saturday at Bent Jbeil in southern Lebanon and on Sunday in the Bekaa.
amp;nbsp; The majority of the vines today are grown 1,200 meters above sea level in Baalbeck, the ancient Greek city in the Bekaa Valley.
Situated in the throbbing heart of Zahle, 54 Km from the capital Beirut, the five-star property sits on the famous Berdawni River, a 40-minute drive from the ancient Roman ruins of Baalbeck, Anjar and many others.
Beiteddine, Jbeil and Baalbeck festivals are in full swing as the pop singer Mika entices Beirutis with his magical voice.
Ulsterman Brian Keenan spent years in captivity in Baalbeck area after he was seized by Hezbollah militia in 1985.
Apart from soaking up the Mediterranean sun, one of main reasons for visiting the Lebanon is the chance to see some of the finest Roman ruins in the world - at Baalbeck on the Syrian border.
Contract Award: The Execution of Emergency Works in Baalbeck, Central Bekaa & Zahle Union forthe MSEP
He hoped for the return of Baalbeck Festival with Fayrouz featuring as usual center stage.
In this country Cherri's labor was most recently visible during the opening show of the 2015 Baalbeck International Festival, "Illik ya Baalbak