Skip to main content

Events in Egypt to plan for

Events in Egypt

Events calendar Egypt: If you need more information about events that take place in our fabulous country, we are happy to assist. There is a lot going on, here just a few exciting offerings. If you need more assistance, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are here to help and are delighted to assist you.

Events in Egypt

Egypt is a country that has timeless wonders because history and cultural detail have combined in creating fascinating events. During such festivals, the culture of Egypt is often celebrated with its rich heritage reflected through traditional music, dance and stunning performances. These lively celebrations bring to life the streets making them vibrant with color and noise.

Among the most important happenings are Abu Simbel Sun Festival where sun rays light up statue of Ramses II and Cairo International Film Festival showcasing international as well as regional film artistry. A blend of old and new creates an atmosphere unique to Egypt.

It is hard to choose which events we should publish. We are trying to include all the main ones, but if you would like to see another event added, please let us know at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We add events on a continuous basis. So if you want to stay informed of the latest information, please bookmark this page.

Additional Events in Egypt

Sham El-Nessim

Sham El-Nessim is an ancient Egyptian spring festival celebrated on Easter Monday after Orthodox Easter Sunday. Spring begins with families gathering in parks or along the Nile River for picnics that feature feseekh, lettuce, colored boiled eggs among other traditional foods. The day is characterized by outdoor activities and a fresh outlook towards life.

Moulid El-Nabi

Egypt recognizes Moulid El-Nabi as one of its major religious events which marks Muhammad’s birthday. Festivities take place during Rabi’al-awwal – the third month based on Islamic calendar on 12th . Colorful street processions marked by singing and dancing are part of these festivities. They also involve eating halawet al-moulid, sweetest things ever; few other sweets accompany this aside from mosques serving religious sermons and prayer sessions (Abu-Zahra). It is also a time when communities come together in joyous reflection to pay tribute to his legacy by embracing happiness while remembering his teachings.