Every December, Lebanese towns and villages celebrate the holidays with amazing street decorations and very creative Christmas tree settings.
In the past couple of years, this tradition turned into a competition between different municipalities across Lebanon.
Many cities and towns like Jounieh, Jbeil, Beirut, and Zahle compete each year to prove they have the best decoration in the country! This year, the Municipality of Beirut raised the bar, spending around one million dollars on the capital’s Christmas lights.
Last Monday, the 2018 Christmas tree lighting celebration took place at Martyrs’ Square in downtown Beirut.