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Things to do in Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh is Egypt’s oldest and most popular holiday resort. Its fantastic weather attracts visitors from Europe and the rest of the world all year round. During the day, holiday makers relax on the beaches or by the pool and at night, Sharm Old Town and Naama Bay come to life with plenty of […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

More than a few Egyptian traditions today derive from very ancient times, including the holiday known as Sham el Nessim, which may have been celebrated as early as 4,500 years ago. For Egyptians, Sham el Nessim (Sham el Nisseem, Sham el Niseem), literally meaning sniffing the breeze, marks the beginning of the spring. It falls immediately […]

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SOUTH SINAI, Egypt: A four-kilometer track is planned to be established to host international camel racing competitions in Sharm el-Sheikh, Gamal Mahdy, the head of the project, said Thursday. The track is designed to be 50-meters wide with a capacity of 1,500 spectators, Mahdy said, adding that it would be surrounded with restaurants, lounges, bazaars, […]

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Fair Trade Egypt plans a special celebration for supporting local crafts for 15 years On its 15th anniversary, Fair Trade Egypt celebrates its support of local artisans and crafts This week marks the historic 15th anniversary of Fair Trade Egypt (FTE). Formerly called Egypt Crafts, FTE was born in 1998 through an initiative from NSCE […]

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The 70-year anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Egypt and Russia will be commemorated at the Opera House next Wednesday. The program includes erecting a statue of the renowned Russian composer Tchaikovsky in the Opera garden, in addition to the opening of an art exhibition featuring the work of a group of Egyptian […]

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An NGO Fair, Book Fair, youth activities, youth play performance as well as musical performances by Masar Egbari and Wust ElBalad will take place between 12pm-9pm in the AlMedani Open Area of the Cairo Opera House. The event will feature a few musicians and aims at encouraging youth to volunteer for different NGOs The United […]

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The Luxor Festival for the African Cinema announced on Tuesday the launching of a new section for movies carrying the theme of liberation movements in Africa. The festival will feature films produced over the past 30 years, such as Nasser 5, a film about the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser, the Algerian Revolution and Omar […]

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The Egyptian Ministry of Culture will celebrate United Nations Arabic Language Day on 18 December. The Ministry made a comprehensive and diverse plan to commemorate the occasion, including many seminars, lectures, meetings, poetry recitals, art workshops, calligraphy exhibitions, and other cultural events around the country. The General Egyptian Book Organization is also holding a seminar […]

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Warm Red Sea waters and guaranteed sunshine along with fabulous value diving offers from Emperor Divers makes 2014 THE year to dive, dive, dive! Good-value promotions on day diving, packages and liveaboards range from 5 January to 31 March with prices starting at £114 for three days’ boat diving in Marsa Alam or just £76 […]

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Your Guide in Sharm El Sheikh

Well I am just back from a nice day diving on the house reef at Makadi Bay in the glorious Red Sea. I have not been in the water for a few weeks so it was nice to be getting wet again. The weather actually seemed a bit bleak this morning with a cold wind […]

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