For almost 30 years, the Al Bustan Festival has been wowing audiences with its rich cultural program of performance art, which is largely put together by a talented team of women. We go behind the scenes and speak with Laura Lahoud, the festival’s vice president, to hear how it all started and what keeps this exceptional event going.
How and why was the Al Bustan Festival established in 1994?
As the festival’s VP, what was the greatest challenge in organizing this year’s edition?
What are some of your fondest memories of the festival?
How has Al Bustan managed to maintain such an excellent reputation and remain relevant throughout its history?