Art, History & Culture
Regarded as a meticulous practice, we explore the intricate art of Arabic calligraphy.
Lebanon is bursting with color! Instagram sensation Rami Rizk shows us just how much.
In search of a good book to read? Culture enthusiast and blogger Nadine Chemali browses the shelves of libraries in Beirut that are open to the public.
Music has always played an integral role in Lebanese culture and the oud is one of the nation’s most beloved instruments, as we discover with celebrated oud maker Fadi Matta.
In Lebanon, backgammon is much more than just a game to pass the time; it’s tied into Lebanese identity. With the support of the Ministry of Tourism, we explore the ritual.
Building boats for the fishermen in Lebanon, one modest workshop in the southern city of Saida continues the ancient traditional practice.
In Baalbeck, a unique embroidery technique known as taree remains a secret within the community.
Used by numerous religions to mark the repetitions of prayers, chants or devotions, misbaha (prayer beads) are an important part of Lebanese heritage.
Craftsman Naffah Naffah single-handedly continues the ancient family tradition of bell making in Beit Chabeb.
Coming from a long line of sculptors and artists, Anachar Basbous had big shoes to fill when he decided to pursue the same career path. We took a seat with the artist to learn more about his discipline and what inspires him.