Lebanese traditional dating
The "Ah Weeeee-ha" and the "zalghouta" are the joyous sounds that can be heard at every wedding.As sign of joy people throw petals and rice on the bride and groom.Soaps are traditionally sold in small shops or souks.Villages of Assia and Rachaiya El-Foukhar are known for their beautiful handmade pottery.After the wedding, the groom's family invites the bride's family for a big lunch or dinner. If the bride steps on single girl's foot it is believed that it will bring her luck and that she is going to marry soon. As Arabic and French are the two official languages of the country you can hear local people say in Arabic "I'D Miilad Said Oua Sana Saida" or in French "Joyeux Noël". Some two weeks before the Christmas people plant seeds (chickpeas, wheat, beans or lentils) on a piece of cotton. Until the Christmas the plants will grow to a height of about 15 cm.After that dinner, the bride's family invites them back. They will be used for the manger in the nativity scene.Home Christmas Traditions Coming Of Age Death Rites Festivals Folk Beliefs Food And Drink Games And Toys Lifestyle Music And Dance People Religion Strange Traditions Traditional Fashion Wedding Traditions About Contact Lebanon (in Arabic Lubnān) is a republic in Western Asia.Lebanon is located on the shore of Mediterranean sea. Lebanon has a population of 4,140,289 (2011 estimate).
With the arrival of groom to bride's home the third party starts. It symbolizes transformation of the bride into a sensual woman. These white butter cookies symbolize bride's purity. When the bride and groom are leaving the bride's home women gathered there give them blessings.
In everyday life many people actually speak some combination of these languages.
The most common combination is the Arabic-French one. It is known for its quality and moisturising characteristics.
The cutlery is made of gold, silver and other precious metals. People use palm leaves, agarwood (oud) and other materials to make furniture, hats, mats and baskets.
Places famous for such objects are Aaakkar and Aamchit. Lebanese wedding can last for up to three consecutive days. Nowadays this term means wedding celebration in general.
Byblos or Jbeil, as it is known today, is at least 7000 years old. The Arabic spoken in this country belongs to the group of dialects known as Levantine Arabic.