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9 Ramadani Things

A Ramadan’s day is somehow different from normal days, yet there are several things that one can see or even wait for, except for the last, in Ramadan. 1. Madfaa el Iftar It is a habit to announce the time of Iftar by a shot of an artillery. It used to be a real artillery with fake ammunition, nowadays it become not more than a recorded sound and an animated clip. Kids usually gather in front of a T.V. set to see the Madfaa’. Image from: mahalet-damana.blogspot.com 2. Mohaibis After…

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10 Ramadani Meals You Find At Every Arab household

During Ramadan, Arab families are interested in making the best dishes of the menu and it differs from one country to another, yet the below listed meals are found almost on the Iftar table of every Arab family. 1. Soup (Hasaa’ or Shorba) It is almost a habit to begin with a hot dish of soup. The main ingredients of the soup may vary whether it is made of vegetables, chicken, or even meat, yet lentil soup remains the main dish on the Iftar table. One cannot resist the charming…

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10 Instagram Accounts to Follow If You Love Arabic (Islamic) Calligraphy

If you’re the person who catch daily dose of Artworks on Instagram and also an Arabic/Islamic Calligraphy lover, here are 10 Instagram accounts to follow. 1. Qalam Arts A photo posted by Qalam Arts – Islamic Art (@qalamarts) on Nov 15, 2015 at 4:41am PST   2. Arabic Art Calligraphy   A photo posted by Arabic Art Calligraphy (@arabic.art.calligraphy) on Oct 20, 2015 at 10:13am PDT   3. Canvas by Monika A photo posted by Islamic Art- Monika Mickute (@canvas_by_monika) on Jul 24, 2015 at 6:14pm PDT   4. Alhamdulillah Arts A photo…

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8 Things Girls Consider Before Buying Hijab

Unlike most people believe, a Hijab is not always black and boring. It can be beautiful and empowering. People all over the world, over on social media are sharing their stories and style tips for wearing the Hijab every day. In fact, modern Arabic women are incorporating new and upcoming fashion trends with the traditional Hijab to get the best of both worlds. But how do you arrive at a decision which Hijab to buy? Here is a list of eight things that most Arab girls consider before buying a…

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These Artists’ Renditions Of The Kaaba Will Captivate You

There is no place on Earth as venerated, as central or as holy as Mecca – for Muslims. By any objective standard, this valley in the Hijaz region of Arabia is one of the most celebrated place on Earth. Thousands circle the sacred Kaaba in the holy sanctuary 24 hours a day. Millions of homes are adorned with pictures of it and over a billion face it for prayer on a daily basis. Menzene.com brings you art from around the world depicting the magnificent beauty of the Kaaba. ‘Stencil Art’,…

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