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Nadine Abou Zaki selected as the “Sculptor Ambassador” at the 6th Francophone Games- Beirut

Nadine Abou Zaki was selected as the “Sculptor Ambassador” for Lebanon by the Ministry of Culture and represented Lebanon at the 6th Francophone Games (6ièmes Jeux de la Francophonie)

Lebanon hosted the 6th Francophone Games held from September 27 to October 6 with the participation of 42 French-speaking countries and more than 3,000 athletes. The opening ceremony included various artist performance representing the cultures and history of different cities of Lebanon.
The Francophone games are held every four years and this time Lebanon was chosen to host this event.

The Secular Republican Committee honores Nadine Abou Zaki with its 4th International Secular Award- Paris

The Secular Republican Committee (Comité de la laïcité républicaine), one of the largest and most important secular foundations in France, has honored Nadine Abou Zaki, with its 4th International Secular Award (Prix de la Laïcité) at a special ceremony held at the Paris municipality headed by the First Assistant to the mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo with the participation of a number of French and Lebanese personalities.

3rd Sculpture exhibition “And I fly off" at Surface Libre- Beirut

Nadine Abou Zaki held her third individual exhibition “And I fly off" at Surface Libre gallery and exhibited 26 sculptures in stone and wood.

Discussion at the European Parliament Information office in France- Paris

Nadine Abou Zaki participated in the conference “Transmission des cultures et du dialogue interculturel à travers le rôle de la femme” organized by the Association of Intercultural and Inter-Religious Dialogue ( ADICR), in partnership with the European Parliament information office in France. 

Celebrating "V to the Tenth" with Eve Ensler & Jane Fonda- New Orleans

On April 16, V-Day, the global movement to end violence against women and girls, celebrated its tenth anniversary, V TO THE TENTH, in New Orleans Friday - Saturday, April 11-12 at the New Orleans Arena and Louisiana Superdome. Over 30,000 people attended the events over the two days. The event featured over 125 speakers, over 40 stars. Two days of revolutionary conversations, slam poets, singers, performers, storytelling, astounding art. Katrina exposed what was going on in New Orleans and the Gulf South: the lack of resources, the lack of care for its poor in general and its women in particular.