Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand to Host the Mexican Cultural Week


With the aim of nurturing cultural exchange and bridging the geographical distance between Lebanon and Mexico,Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand will be hosting the Mexican Cultural Week from the 9th until the 14th of March at Le Ciel restaurant. The week-long fiesta is organized under the patronage of H.E the Ambassador of Mexico in Lebanon, Mr. Jaime Garcia Amaral and in collaboration with the Lebanese-Mexican Friendship Association represented by its President, Dr. Georges Hayek.

Throughout the festivities, Le Ciel restaurant will put on the traditional Mexican look and feel to bring to gastronomy aficionados a fusion of Mexican cuisine and entertainment. From tacos burritos and fajitas to enchiladas, nachos and many other Mexican specialties,guests will have the chance to indulge in the taste of Mexico and experience the country’s indigenous culinary customs.

“Lebanon is an embodiment of cultural diversity and we are proud to take part in promoting a cosmopolitan society by bringing the country of ancient myths and legends to the heart of Beirut”, said Naif Zureikat, General Manager of Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand. “Throughout this campaign, we want to offer our customers great and inspiring experiences; our way to confirm our commitment towards spreading cultural awareness through food and entertainment”, he continued.

Revitalizing the Mexican heritage with unique music and serenades, the Semblanza Mariachi band will be performing a wide repertoire throughout the week. With the sweet sounds of the violins, brilliance of the trumpets, and exquisite rhythmic impressions, the ensemble will bring their listeners right into the heart and soul of Mexico.

“It is with pride that we share a glimpse of Mexico in a country that is already staggeringly rich in knowledge”, said H.E. the Mexican Ambassador in Lebanon, Jaime Garcia Amaral.“This week will show the Lebanese the best of Mexican cuisine, arts and entertainment;it will also show the Mexicans the new Lebanon – a place of stunning beauty, of great resilience, of talent and ingenuity. A unique cultural exchange which we hope that many people will get the chance to experience”, he continued.

Situated on the 31st floor of the Hilton Hotel, Le Ciel restaurant boasts a superb panoramic view over the Mediterranean.With the week’s exclusive menu and festive atmosphere, the days to come will surely be memorable for all guests.