HASSAN MOHAMED (15).JPG Children in Fostat Park during Eid Al-Adha (Photo credit: Hassan Mohamed HASSAN MOHAMED (15).JPG Children in Fostat Park during Eid Al-Adha (Photo credit: Hassan Mohamed

Egyptians flock to public parks for Eid

Fri, Sep. 1, 2017
CAIRO - 1 September 2017: During national holidays, including Eid Al-Adha, people in Egypt go to public parks, like Fostat Park and Giza Zoo, as well as museums to celebrate Eid in their hometowns.

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Children celebrating Eid AL-Adha in Giza Zoo (Photo credit: Karim Abdel Aziz

Fostat Park, which is located in Misr Al-Qadimah area in Cairo, witnessed a high turnout of people on the first day of Eid al-Adha, and was visited mostly by children, who played with bicycles and enjoyed games in the park.

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HASSAN MOHAMED (2).JPG Children riding bikes in Fostat Park duirng Eid Al-Adha (Photo credit: Hassan Mohamed

Some youth could also be seen playing football on the green areas in the park in celebration of the holiday, amid security hotspots around the park, with ambulances roaming the park in case of any emergencies.

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HASSAN MOHAMED (15).JPG Children in Fostat Park during Eid Al-Adha (Photo credit: Hassan Mohamed

Eid al-Adha, or the Grand Feast, is one of the two most important Islamic holidays. It lasts for four days and honors the willingness of Prophet Abraham to sacrifice his first-born son, Ismail, as an act of submission to God’s command.



 
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