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About Gibran

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
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Gibran Museum

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.


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    Latest News

  • Inauguration of a new Cultural Center and a Public Garden - 23 August 2014
    • On 7838 m2 virgin land owned by the Gibran National Committee at Bsharreh, the “Jabal Al Arz” Institute that is founded by MP ...

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  • Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet - Animated Feature Film - 29 May 2014
    • Licensed by the Gibran National Committee, Khalil Gibran’s best known fictional work The Prophet has been adapted for the big screen in a new production that will involve collaborations across many borders.

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