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Sami Makarem Foundation - SMF

Sami Makarem Foundation - SMF

Aytat, Mount Lebanon, Lebanon, `Aytat, Lebanon

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About "رحلة بلا طريق"
"A journey without a road"
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Mission To foster a culture of creativity, love for knowledge, virtue, and beauty.

تعزيز ثقافة الابداع وحب المعرفة والخير والجمال

Pour promouvoir une culture de la créativité, de l'amour de la connaissance, de la vertu et de la beauté.
Description Our Mission:

To foster a culture of creativity, love for knowledge, virtue, and beauty.

Our Vision:

To become one of the leading foundations in the region that contributes to the fostering of a culture of creativity, love for knowledge, virtue, and beauty.

Our Goals:

To establish resourceful centers dedicated to promote various forms of arts, talents, and research.

Our Objectives:

To create a Cultural Center, a Heritage Museum, a Public Library, a Digital Library, an Exhibition Hall, a Research Center, a Learning and Development Training Center, and a Youth Club.

Our Initiatives:

Empowering Steering Committees that adhere to the values of the Foundation (Knowledge Seeking, Truthfulness, Team Spirit, and Creativity)

Our Values
Knowledge Seeking, Truthfulness, Team Spirit, and Creativity
Founded September 17, 2014
Products 1- The Cultural Center:

The Sami Makarem Cultural Center aims at cultivating and stimulating appreciation for various forms of arts and talents, while preserving the heritage and contributing to the fostering of a culture of creativity, love for knowledge, virtue, and beauty.

2- The Sheikh Nassib Makarem Museum:

The museum will exhibit an exquisite collection of unique artwork and masterpieces created by Sheikh Nassib Makarem.

3- The Sami Makarem Hall of Creative Calligraphy:

The Exhibition features a grand collection of the late Sami Makarem’s creative artwork.

4- The SMF Digital Library:

The Digital library strives to make available numerous digital references, studies, and books in a variety of fields and languages to the advocates of the Sami Makarem Foundation.

5- The Research and Studies Center:

The center aspires to become one of the leading research centers and convention venues contributing to the intellectual, literary, and scientific development at various levels.

This will be accomplished through:

*Organizing and hosting events and conferences to promote research and intellectual functions

*Collaborating with Local and International scholarly foundations

*Being a source of references to preserve strong historical as well as contemporary heritage and identity for generations to come.

6- The Youth Club:

The youth club allows its members of children and youth to realize and culminate their intellectual and physical potentials. The Youth Club sponsors and organizes activities in the numerous talents including arts, music, reading, story writing, and handicrafts.

7- The Conference Hall:

The Hall is dedicated to Conferences, Meetings, Seminars, Lectures and various activities.

8- The Public Library for Cultural Heritage:

The Library for Cultural Heritage is dedicated to learning and development for the promotion of research, studies, and publications in various fields of Humanities.

The library invites visitors and researche

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