Born in the town of Bsharri in the north of modern-day Lebanon
as a young man he immigrated with his family to the United States, where he studied art and began his literary career, writing in both English and Arabic. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature
In 1932, the content of Gibran's studio
in New York, including his furniture, his personal belongings, his private library, his manuscripts and 440 original paintings, was transferred to his native town Bsharreh. Today, these items form the content of the Gibran museum.
GNC Annual Award
The GNC Annual Award
The Gibran National Committee aims to further spread Gibran's thoughts in Lebanon and worldwide, along with introducing them to the new generation through commemoration events, literary contests and lectures.