Fairuz’s ‘Li Beirut’

Friday, August 7, 2020 - 5:30pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/0488c9bf-951f-4906-9c39-856f690e11b4/2020_0807_11.mp3

In a week filled with tragedy, anger and frustration following the massive explosion in Beirut’s port, one glimmer of light is Fairuz, Lebanon's most beloved singer, and her song "Li Beirut," which means "For Beirut." The song captures the beauty and pain that the city conjures for many people.