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​​2023_ Samples of Media Coverage of the announcement of establishment and inauguration of the Rada and Mutaz Sawaf Center for Arab Comics Studies and the 8th MKA ​​​​

2022_Samples of Media Coverage for 7th MKA

2021_Samples of Media Coverage of Beirut Arab Comics Festival and The New Generation Exhibition​​​

2021_Samples of Media Coverage for 6th MKA

2020_Samples of Media Coverage for 5th MKA

​​2019_Samples of Media Coverage for 4th MKA​

2018 _Samples of Media Coverage for 3rd MKA


​2017_Samples of Media Coverage for 2nd MKA

2016_Samples of Media Coverage for 1st MKA

2014_Samples of Media Coverage of Mahmoud Kahil Award Initiation

October 30, 2014 – The Mahmoud Kahil Book and Awards Program Launch

The Mahmoud Kahil Foundation, in conjunction with the Mu’taz and Rada Sawwaf Arabic Comics Initiative at AUB, celebrated the book launch of the latest publication about renowned editorial cartoonist Mahmoud Kahil's life and work, “According to Kahil” at the Villa Audi. The event also displayed original works by the artist.

The founders of the MK foundation, Nazmi Kahil and Dana Kahil Trometer, the president of the American University of Beirut Dr. Peter Dorman and the Director of the Initiative Lina Ghaibeh, were present at the event and offered words on the importance of Kahil’s work and the medium with which he transcribed issues of the politics, social injustices and humanitarian aid in the Middle East Region.

In addition to the launch of the book, this event also launched the Mahmoud Kahil Award program and announced the Mu’taz and Rada Sawwaf Arabic Comics Initiative!

MK Foundation speeches at book launch 

The following are speeches delivered during the book launch and posted on YouTube:

Media Coverage of the launch of Mahmoud Kahil Book (هكذا رسم كحيل):

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