That photograph was taken exactly where I’m sitting now.
I had a white dress, it was different to other people – it was sleeveless.
It was so moved when I saw the photograph, I did a painting of it.
My name is Samira Sayegh.
I am 80.
I got married in the Grand Hotel, in September 10th on 1965.
Unfortunately it closed in 75.
My name is Tom Young.
I am an artist from England.
This building is one of the most remarkable places in the whole country.
If not the Middle East.
It was one of the most famous hotels, where kings and princes and generals and famous singers,used to dance and gamble in the casino.
And it was a legendary place for a 100 years, until, you know, the great trauma of the civil war.
I was like this feeling like a princess, because I was standing and all the crowd, all loving faces,smiling faces.
The civil war attacked many many many good places and nice places, like the Grand Hotel of Sofar.