Murex d'Or

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The Murex d'Or (also known as the Golden Murex award) is a Lebanese award created by Lebanese physicians, Zahi and Fadi Helou to recognize achievements in the domain of art in Lebanon, the Arab region and the world. The first Murex d'Or ceremony took place on June 4, 2000. The name of the award is a tribute to Phoenician Murex which was used to dye cloth in imperial Tyrian purple.

Awards by year and category[edit]

2000[edit]

The first Murex d'Or ceremony took place on June 4, 2000 under the patronage of minister Suleiman Trabulsy at the Regency Palace Hotrel's Caesar's Palace theater in Adma.

2001[edit]

The 2001 Murex d'Or event took place on June 2, 2001 under the patronage of Information minister Ghazi Aridi at the Caesar's Palace theater in Adma.

2002[edit]

The event took place on September 14, 2002 under the patronage of the First Lady Andree Lahoud also at the Caesar's Palace theater in Adma.

2003[edit]

The fourth installment of the awards was held on November 29, 2003 at the Casino du Liban's Salle des Ambassadeurs.

2004[edit]

This ceremony took place on January 29, 2005 under the patronage of President Emile Lahoud at the Caesar's Palace theater in Adma.

2005[edit]

This installment was held on January 28, 2006 at the Casino du Liban's Salle des Ambassadeurs.


2006[edit]

The seventh Murex d'Or ceremony took place in the Salle des Ambassadeurs on May 5 2007.

2007[edit]

The event was held also at the Salle des Ambassadeurs on June 20 2008.[1]

2008[edit]

The event was held at the same place on June 19, 2009

2009[edit]

The event was held at the "Eddé Sands Resort" Jbeil on the 10th of June 2010 and screened live on Murr Television

References[edit]

  1. ^ Murex D'Or. "Murex D'or Official Website". MurexDOr. Retrieved 2009-10-04.