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Zahleh, Zahleh district

Born in Zahle in 1967, Jihad Kassouf pursued an artistic education at the Michelangelo Institute of Fine Arts in Beirut in 1992, specializing in drawing and sculpting. He creates wood masterpieces: altar of churches, furniture, decorative items, trophies, … He is a member of various organizations, such as the Association of Craftsmen in the Bekaa, the Fairuz Chamoun Center for Arts and Culture, and he is the founder of the Center for Sculpture and Paining in the Beqaa after obtaining a certificate of appreciation from the municipality of Zahle’s city council. Over the years, he has participated in various exhibitions in Lebanon, and had even organized the first handicraft symposium in Zahle and the Bekaa, with the cooperation of the municipality of Zahle.