Articles in Weddings in Lebanon and Civil Marriage

Wedding planners feel the loss of wealthy Arab visitors

by Dana Halawi on

BEIRUT: Rawya and Assem Darwish’s plan to purchase an apartment in Lebanon has not dissuaded the couple from tucking away $30,000 to cover the cost of a wedding party in one of the most prestigious hotels in Beirut. “Our plan to throw a wedding...... Read full article

George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Will Take Place in Lebanon

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A friend jokingly recently said that never since the days of the biggest plate of Tabbouleh have we had a surge in our national pride as when Amal Alamuddin, the international Lebanese British lawyer, got engaged to George Clooney.... Read full article

3id el 3ezzebi Festival and Guinness World Record

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Did you ever think that Arnaoon Wedding Village would be spoken about all over the world – on TV, in the newspapers, and on the radio…because we did!... Read full article

The civil way to wed: Options abound for Cyprus marriages

by India Stoughton on

Going abroad to get married can be the adventure of a lifetime, but for some Lebanese couples an international wedding is a matter of practicality, rather than pleasure. Couples who hail from different sects seeking a civil marriage ...... Read full article

From the Cedars to the coast: Lebanese wedding venues that impress

by Brooke Anderson on

Lebanon might be a small country, but there is no shortage of wedding venues for couples to celebrate their nuptials in style. Whether exchanging vows as the sun sets on the Mediterranean Sea, escaping the crowded coast ...... Read full article

My big fat Lebanese wedding

by Maya Khourchid on

Tourism isn't the only industry that flourishes in the Lebanese summer. From mid-May until early September, it's wedding season here, as droves of emigrants return to Lebanon to attend nuptials or to have their own.... Read full article

Wed the Lebanese Way!

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Despite Lebanon’s diversified people, who belong to 18 different sects, the Lebanese are yet tied down to sharing the same traditions. You can see this clearly when attending Lebanese weddings anywhere in Lebanon.... Read full article

Arab pop star Haifa Wehbe gets married!

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Haifa Wehbe tied the knot on Friday and has entered The Golden Cage with Ahmad Abu Hashimeh. The wedding was a star-studded one with attendees from around the Arab music & movie world.... Read full article

Civil marriage taboo no more

by Ana Maria Luca on

For the Lebanese, Cyprus is Las Vegas. Not for gambling, but marriage. But while Las Vegas is the destination of choice for Americans looking to get married quickly, for the 400 Lebanese couples who travel to Cyprus every year seeking civil marriages... Read full article

Civil Marriage in Lebanon, Why not?

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Why not? Why shouldn't there be Civil Marriage in Lebanon. This issue was brought up at the end of the presidency era of President Elias El Hrawi almost 10 years ago, and had been devastatingly ruled out, rejected, and severly attacked.... Read full article

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