"The International Symposium of Monumental Stone Sculpture of Jezzine is part of the vision of the municipality council. It is an event that invites reflection on the contribution of artistic creation to the national economy, the emergence of Lebanon as a land of dialogue on civilizations, international and transcultural relationships."
The Organizer of the International Symposium of Monumental Stone Sculpture of Jezzine is Lebanese sculptor Pierre Karam. Studied in the Ukrainian Academy of Fine Arts, Karam is gifted with a rare talent to create sculptures, which evokes an explosion of strong, deep feelings and emotions. He was honored and awarded from many organizations and countries. His monumental sculptures are found in most of the cities and regions in Europe, USA, Canada and Russia as well as in the Arab world. He is an organizer of several international symposium of sculpture and painting.