Supermarket television

The frozen food section just got a new addition. While perusing the aisles, I couldn’t help jamming to Belgian sensation Stromae’s lastest hit Papoutai. 
And what could be more comforting than Ragheb Alami when you pick out some ice cream?

In addition to videos there are also advertisements, such as the ubiquitous “Stay away from Lebanon” commercial, seen below:  

But it’s puzzling why the tourism ministry would pay for ads in a supermarket. My guess is that if you’ve made it this far–you no longer need to be sold!

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