Events in Egypt

Event Occurs Description
Ramses II Birth 22 February annually The celebration of Ramses II birth takes place each year at Abu Simbel
International Song Festival August annually
International Folklore Dance Festival August annually The International Folklore Dance Festival takes place each August in Ismailiya
Nile Festival August annually Giza Nile Festival
World Alexandria Festival Every 2 years in September
Luxor National Day November annually
Coronation of Ramses II 22 October annually
In addition to the National, religious and cultural festivals Egyptians celebrate a plethora of local festivals, centred around saints, called moulids. These are often visible as celebrations at a mosque with street ‘parties’ or with parade and religious services.
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