125th birthday of Khalil Gibran

Friday, 18 January 2008

January 6th 07 was  125th birthday of Khalil Gibran, born (Gibran Khalil Gibran) in Besharri, Lebanon on January 6, 1883.  Gibran’s prophetic writing and visionary art continue to inspire people of all cultural backgrounds, around the world. 

The World Lebanese Cultural Union,  has declared 2008 a year to celebrate the life and work of our beloved Gibran.  Here in Boston, the place were Gibran grew up, we are planning events and activities to honor him . These events will take place during the year . 

Mr David Abi Chaker , WLCU Boston Chapter President sent us on Gibran’s birthday an email with one of Gibran quotes that we would like to share with you :

“Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be”

Here is a “Gibran” website that you may find interesting: http://www.kahlil.org 

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