Time & Venue

  • Performances begin at 8.30pm, unless otherwise indicated.
  • All performances take place at the Emile Bustani Auditorium unless otherwise stated.
  • Latecomers are only allowed in the Auditorium at a suitable interval.
  • Each performance lasts 90 minutes on average, not including the 20 minute interval.
  • Programmes are subject to change.

The Al Bustan Festival takes place primarily at the Emile Bustani Auditorium (483 seats), and also at the Crystal Garden glass conservatory at Al Bustan in Beyt Meri.

Selected in previous festival performances have also taken place at:

Getting to Al Bustan Festival


Al Bustan hotel where most of the performances take place is 21kms from Beirut International airport and 15km from the heart of Beirut. It is superbly located, with breathtaking views over Beirut and the Mediterranean.

It can be reached through Mkalles region descending up to Mansourieh, Ain Saade and finally Beit Meri.