IAA Lebanon Celebrates Vintage Advertising Jingles With Musicals

The IAA Lebanon Chapter held its first IAA Half of Fame at Casino du Liban on January 27th and "honoured 17 railblazing individuals whose remarkable contributions have left an indelible mark on our advertising landscape", including: Mustapha Assad, Walid Azzi, Jean-Claude Boulos, Farid Chehab, Antoine Choueiri, Samir Fares, Bernard Fattal, Erwin Guerrovich, Alain Khouri, Akram Miknas, Edmond Moutran, Ramsay G. Najjar, Fouad Pharaon , AndrĂ© Rizk, Ibrahim Tabet, Mounir Takchi, and Ghassan Tueni. During the…

Three Lebanese Restaurants on MENA’s 50 Best Restaurants 2024 List

The World's 50 Best Restaurants is an annual publication highlighting the best 50 restaurants in the MENA region. In this year's list, three Beiruti restaurants were featured: Em Sherif, Baron and Tawlet Mar Mikhail while Dubai-based Orfali bros came out on top for the second year in a row. As far as countries are concerned, 18 out of the 50 restaurants mentioned are Dubai-based, 6 are Egypt-based, 5 are Amman-based and 3 are Lebanon-based. Here's…
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Judge Nawaf Salam Elected President of the International Court of Justice

3 months ago
The International Court of Justice issued a press release today announcing that Judge Nawaf Salam was elected President for a term of three years. Salam had become a member of the Court in 2018 after ...
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Four Lebanese Whiskies Featured in Whisky Advocate’s 2023 Fall Issue

4 months ago
Four Lebanese whiskies were featured in the buying guide of Whisky Advocate magazine fall 2023 issue. Whisky Advocate magazine is America’s leading spirits publication and one of the world’s leading whisky magazines. Ever since its ...
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Darb Mar Charbel, Lebanon’s First Long-Distance Pilgrimage Route Set To Open in 2026

4 months ago
After completing their pilgrimage to Spain’s Santiago de Compostela in 2018, a group of Lebanese decided to put in place Lebanon’s first long-distance pilgrimage route, a 130km route crossing 40 villages and covering significant places ...
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Meet Nabil Salameh: The Lebanese Ski Champion & Designer of Mzaar Ski Slopes

4 months ago
I had shared a post earlier last week about “Piste Nabil” at Mzaar and the reason behind its naming, and one of the blog’s readers (Thank you Lesly!) was kind enough to send me the ...
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Mar Charbel Mosaic To Be Displayed in St Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican

4 months ago
A mosaic representing Saint Charbel will be put on display in St Peter’s Basilica today at 7pm. Saint Charbel is a Lebanese Maronite monk and priest who was beatified in 1965 and venerated as a ...
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Zaatar W Zeit Opens a Second Branch in Vancouver, Canada

4 months ago
Zaatar W Zeit appears to be doing quite well in Canada as they just opened their second branch in Vancouver on Park Royal, with the first open back in 2019 in Downtown Vancouver. I was ...
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Canada Prime Minister Announces First Ever Lebanese Heritage Month

6 months ago
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Prime Minister, issued a statement yesterday announcing the beginning of the very first Lebanese Heritage Month, “a time to recognize and honour the contributions of Lebanese Canadians to the country we proudly ...
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Check Out Alfie App: Teach Your Kids Arabic The Fun Way!

8 months ago
Teaching kids the Arabic Language can be quite challenging nowadays, especially when everything around us is in English or French. This is true for locals and even more for expats whose children don’t even get ...
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