Egypt Events

Egypt 2017 events

Abu Simbel Sun Festival

Date (To be confirmed):

February 2017

One of the most spectacular events in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Festival celebr ……

One of the most spectacular events in Egypt, the Abu Simbel Festival celebrates the precision with which Ramses II designed the largest temple so that the sun’s rays light up the inner sanctum of the temple on the anniversary of his birthday and the day he took the throne. It happens just twice a year in February and October

Venue:

Abu Simbel Temples

Address:

Abu Simbel, Egypt

Event cost:

Ticket prices vary.

Website:

en.egypt.travel/attraction/index/sun-festival-at-abu-simbel

Category:

Spectacle

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Sinai Liberation Day

Date (To be confirmed):

April 2017

Special events are organised throughout the Sinai Peninsula in celebration ……

Special events are organised throughout the Sinai Peninsula in celebration of the day when Israeli forces withdrew from the region in 1982.

Venue:

Throughout Sinai peninsula.

Address:

Sinai, Egypt

Event cost:

Free.

Category:

History

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Sharm El Sheikh International Women Tennis Tournament

Date (To be confirmed):

September 2017 – October 2017

Bringing together 150 international women tennis players from 25 countries, ……

Bringing together 150 international women tennis players from 25 countries, including Japan, Italy, Russia and the Ukraine, this tournament promises a series of top games.

Venue:

Sports Stadium, Sharm El Sheikh.

Address:

Sports stadium, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Event cost:

Free to spectate.

Category:

Sport

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The Pharaons International Cross Country Rally

Date (To be confirmed):

September 2017 – October 2017

A week-long endurance race that starts at the Pyramids of Giza and takes a ……

A week-long endurance race that starts at the Pyramids of Giza and takes a circular route on the sands around Cairo, this event attracts motorcyclists and drivers from around the world. For visitors it is a spectacular sight.

Venue:

Pyramids of Giza

Address:

Pyramids of Giza, Egypt

Event cost:

Free to spectate.

Website:

www.pharaonsrally.com

Category:

Sport

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Cross Egypt Challenge

Date (To be confirmed):

October 2017

A nine-day endurance scooter event will follow a 2400 km (1500 miles) route ……

A nine-day endurance scooter event will follow a 2400 km (1500 miles) route from Cairo to Alexandria, and then south to the Western Desert oases of Siwa, Bahareya, Farafra, Dekhla and Kharga before arriving in Luxor.

Venue:

Tahrir Square, Cairo

Address:

Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt

Event cost:

Free to spectate.

Website:

www.crossegyptchallenge.com

Category:

Sport

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Eid El Adha

Date (To be confirmed):

October 2017

A four-day festival, Eid El Adha is known as the ‘Great Festival’ and i ……

A four-day festival, Eid El Adha is known as the ‘Great Festival’ and is one of the most important religious events in the Muslim calendar. Marked by the end of pilgrimage to Mecca, it is a time when families gather to pray and feast. Towns throughout Egypt hold festivals.

Venue:

Throughout Egypt.

Address:

Cairo, Egypt

Event cost:

Free.

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SOURCE:http://www.worldtravelguide.net/egypt/events

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