Fete de la Musique drew large crowds Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Downtown Beirut, despite a rash of security incidents the previous day that had security forces on high alert around the capital. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Crowds of music lovers shrugged off the tense security situation in Lebanon and flocked to Downtown Beirut Saturday night for the 2014 Fete da la Musique.The festival, which involved more than 40 performers on six stages, went ahead Saturday despite security forces being on high alert in the capital and across the country after Friday's suicide bombing in the Bekaa Valley that killed an ISF officer.The stages spread out over downtown, from Zaitunay Bay to two setups at the Beirut Souks and a stage at Uruguay Street.
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