Jazz, Episode Band, Aishwarya Rai & much more on Helwi Beirut’s episode 46!

Hi all!

In our show today, we featured interesting guests and informative reports and segments. Our main guest was Lebanese Jazz singer Randa Ghossoub. She has been living in Canada for 20 years and came for a visit to Beirut. Randa Ghossoub has been singing Jazz since the age of 16 though her parents were not very fond of the idea. Her first album “Pillow Talks” was recorded in the States, the second album “I Belong” was recorded in Amsterdam and her third album “Moon Breeze” was recorded in Montreal.

Photographer Georges el-Khoury who studied photography at Dawson Institute of Photography was our guest on today’s episode. His studio is equipped with the latest art material such as medium format digital cameras, various backgrounds and much more.

Bollywood star and former Miss World, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan welcomes a baby. The baby’s sex is not yet revealed to the public. Check out our report below to know more about this subject!

Art director and illustrator Rola Ghotmeh studied graphic design at AUB. She worked in the field of advertising in Dubai and is back to work in Beirut since June 2010. You can visit her blog to check out some of her illustrations. www.rolaghotmeh.blogspot.com

Avo Demerdjian and John Laham from Episode band were on our show today. Episode band will be performing at the Beirut Street Photographer’s first anniversary taking place on the 22nd of November. The band consists of three members, Avo Demerdjian who plays the electric violin, John Laham who plays the drums and percussions and Karnig Baghdassarian who plays the bass guitar. Their first album is expected to release beginning of 2012. Avo Demirdjian is currently designing his own custom violin with one of his former band members Cyrille Najjar.

Finally, our guest Anthony Semaan talked about his blog which has been up since March 2011. Football is his passion this is why his blog www.thefootballsupernova.com is all about football. He focuses on the English Premiere League because he believes it’s the biggest and the best league in the world and he has been watching it since the early age of five.

This is a report from Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan first baby.

Hope you enjoyed today’s episode. Have a nice night!


Helwi Beirut


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Helwi el-Hayet discusses your favorite topics every week day at 4:30 p.m. Beirut time. From fashion to psychology to books to art to nutrition to cooking and coaching (and much, much more), Helwi el-Hayet is here to shed light on the latest trends and to share with you reports, interviews and recipes from Lebanon and the region!
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