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Heritage & Culture

24 NOV 2016
Beginning in Beirut in the mid 19th century, Maison Tarazi defined the opulent Oriental interior. Their hand-crafted work decorated hotels, palaces and royal courts in Europe. LT sits down with Camille Tarazi, the fifth generation to continue the family legacy, to explore the art of luxurious decor
21 OCT 2016
The most recent member to join the network of guesthouses, L’Hote Libanais, is Gladys. Reem Joudi explores the homely guesthouse inside the village of Jinjleya, a 15-minute drive east of Sidon, and discovers the heart-warming family story behind it
12 OCT 2016
A new eco-village opens in North Lebanon’s Tripoli, showcasing a 600-year old tradition of producing soap from the Bader Hassoun family
06 OCT 2016
A master creator of wedding dresses and glamorous gowns worn on the red carpets of Hollywood by celebrities such as Angelina Jolie and Halle Berry and by royals like Queen Rania of Jordan, Lebanese designer Elie Saab has become one of the biggest global figures in contemporary fashion. The man whose name has become synonymous with elegance takes time out from his busy schedule to give journalist and TV host Elsa Yazbek Charabati a rare interview
26 JUL 2016
Through her company Comptoir des Artisans, Zeina Klat is helping promote Lebanese craftsmanship and securing its place in the future
05 JUL 2016
Spanning a long tradition, dabke is considered more of a cultural cornerstone than a mere folk dance. Practiced everywhere from Lebanon to Palestine, Syria, Jordan and Iraq, LT explores the roots of its heritage and unique interpretations
24 JUN 2016
The regal Silk Museum of Bsous sheds light on the importance of Lebanon’s past silk industry and man’s interaction with nature
21 JUN 2016
Beirut Design Week, the country’s biggest annual event dedicated to all forms of design in Lebanon, returns for its fifth edition with a focus on growing sustainably. Its founder, Doreen Toutikian, speaks to LT on its evolution and how the design community has grown
21 JUN 2016
Set in an ancient monastery within the dramatic scenery of Bcharreh in north Lebanon, the Gibran Museum tells the story of legendary Lebanese poet Gibran Khalil Gibran
21 JUN 2016
Developed from a heritage of blade-making that stretches back almost 250 years, by the Haddad family in Jezzine, the traditional cutlery adorned with intricately designed handles in the shape of a phoenix has become an emblematic craft of Lebanon
17 JUN 2016
Eighteen years ago, Dana Adada took a four-session course in mosaics. What began as a hobby became a passion, and she is now one of the foremost mosaicists in the region. LT meets the Lebanese artist transforming the ancient art form
04 APR 2016
Biodiversity conservationist Elsa Sattout takes us on a trip to her local green getaway, Dlebta, a village where natural landscapes meet history


 
 
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