) is a district (qadaa) in the Mount Lebanon Governorate (Arabic: ), Lebanon, to the northeast of the Lebanon's capital Beirut. Origin of the name The name "Keserwan" comes from the from the Arabic word kesrah (Arabic ?
Following the Maronite tradition on their history Prince Kisr, at the head of the Mardaite Kingdom (VIIth century), visited the Byzantin Emperor whom granted him as state governor of Lebanon and congratulated him for his resistance against the Arabs.In return, Mardaite Lebanese people received him with great honor and called their own country Kisrawan after his name.Iranians called also many places of their country "Khosrovan" after the name of their Shah Khosro.So Keserwan is a typically Persian denomination made by authentic Lebanese inhabitants which shows the non-Arabic and Indo-European roots of Lebanon and his people.Bar Farouk revives the artistic scene of Beirut from the 30s to the 70s, from popular theatre to cabaret music and dance, through the works of icons who have marked the art scene before the civil war, such as Chouchou, Sabah, Ferial Karim and the poet Omar El Zeenni, amongst many.
14 Musicians, singers, actors and dancers bring you back to this golden era where Beirut was at the avant-garde of the cultural and artistic life in the Middle-East KAFAS is a new play written by Joumana Haddad, directed by Lina Abyad and produced by Nour Maatouk.
It is scheduled to play every Sunday and Monday night at Metro al Madinah, Hamra, starting September 5th TEDx is an independently-organized event which provides speakers and attendees with the opportunity to engage in a TED-like event, following the successful international TED platform for ideas.
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Keserwan streches over 342 Square Kilometers and starts from sea level on its coast to the heights of Mount Sannine at over 2600 meters of altitude.
Cities, Towns, and Villages Keserwan has 67 villages/towns with 48 Municipalities.
The total population of Keserwan is a bit over 200,000.