Episode 38 – The Beirut Port explosion

A powerful explosion in the Beirut Port ravaged the Lebanese capital on August 4, 2020. The massive explosion devastated hundreds of lives and left more than 300,000 people displaced or homeless. Fortunately, the Language Wave team are safe and well. In this episode, Mariam tells us more about the explosion, her personal experience with it, … Continue reading Episode 38 – The Beirut Port explosion

Episode 24 – Traditional village weddings

Traditional village wedding

Traditional village weddings in Lebanon are a multiday affair with diverse cultural traditions that vary by region. In the mountains and valleys beyond the big coastal cities, weddings are often as much about two families coming together as they are about two individuals coming together. Although aspects of modern wedding customs common in Lebanon’s large … Continue reading Episode 24 – Traditional village weddings

Episode 5 – Three popular music festivals

Music festival

Lebanon hosts several major music festivals each year in different cities and parts of the country. Three of the most popular festivals are the Byblos International Festival, Baalbek International Festival, and Beiteddine Festival. Many of the most famous singers and bands in the world have performed at these festivals. Each festival takes place in impressive … Continue reading Episode 5 – Three popular music festivals