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 21km from Beirut International airport and 15km from the heart of Beirut. It is superbly located, with breathtaking views over Beirut and the Mediterranean.

Here are the best 3 road routes to reach Al Bustan hotel:

  1. Dora, Nahr El Mot, New Metn Highway, Roumieh intersection towards Mounir Restaurant, Beit Mery
  2. Achrafieh, Hotel Dieu, Chevrolet Crossroad, Mkalles, Mansourieh, Beit mery
  3. Sassine Square, Bourj Hammoud bridge, Saloumeh Roundabout, Ras Dekwaneh, Fanar, Ain Saadeh intersection, Beit Mery