THE FESTIVAL
For the fifth consecutive year, it brings us great pride to launch “Amchit International Festival 2018”; endorsed by the “Lebanese Ministry of Tourism”, the “Lebanese Ministry of Culture” and “Amchit Municipality”.

The Festival is set to be held in Amchit, on President Michel Sleiman's boulevard sea front from August 17th until August 26th 2018.

This year, we have an outstanding program which includes entertainment, cultural, touristic and social activities.
We are also thrilled to introduce “Amchit by Night”, a huge seating area on the beachfront that can accommodate up to 1,000 people. Starting sunset and all through the night, visitors will enjoy the enchanting mood of the beach, with beautiful entertainment shows , whilst being served to assure an unforgettable time; and party before and after the performances of our guest artists.
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Partners & Sponsors
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Amchit
Every summer from early July to the end of August, the Amchit International Festival comes to life with many outstanding performances by renowned talents. Whether you’re catching one performance or are enjoying several in a row, there’s nothing like staying at one of the hotels in the area to make the experience complete and to taste the best local foods.
A Glimpse About
Amchit
Amchit is a seaside town and municipality in the Jbeil District of Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon, about 40 km north of Beirut. The town's average elevation is 140 meters above sea level and its total land area is 595 hectares. Its inhabitants are predominantly Maronites, although there is a Shia Muslim minority.

There are many old churches in Amchit (more than a hundred and some old synagogues)

Elevation: 222 m
Area: 5.95 km²
Weather: 21°C, Wind N at 8 km/h, 70% Humidity
Governorate: Mount Lebanon
District: Jbeil

Landmarks:
The house of Zakhia family where Ernest Renan stayed, the French philosopher who lived in Amsheet for a long period in the 19th century, can be visited, аs can the tomb of his sister who was buried at St. Marie Church in the Zakhia family Cemetery.Also the house of Raphael Lahoud built in 1838,Gabriel Lahoud and Michel Lahoud.The oldest school in Lebanon of Adib Lahoud.

The Church of Saint George was built on an ancient temple and the altar has both Greek and Arabic inscriptions.[4] The adjoining churches of Saint Sophie and Saint Stephen retain their ancient vaulted porches and wall paintings. The churches were built on the remains of a Roman temple.

Saint-Michel Amchit Hospital
The Church of Saint Nicholas (Mar Zakhia) has medieval wall paintings and was built in the 5th century. 
 

Contact Us
ADDRESS
President Michel Sleiman Boulevard,
Amchit - Lebanon
P.O.BOX
11-4215 Amchit Lebanon
PHONE
+961 70 950 929
info@amchitinternationalfestival.com