Sham El-Nessim

Beaches unprecedentedly empty during Egypt’s ‘Sham El-Nessim’ holiday

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 02:16 GMT

Tougher restrictions have been imposed during this day to limit people’s mobility amid the coronavirus crisis.

Cairo sees rise in temperature on Sham el-Nessim

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 02:14 GMT

Greater Cairo will witness an increase in temperature, recording highs of 29°C and lows of 19°C, on Monday, which marks the old spring festival Sham el-Nessim.

1st lady: Egypt’s ‘Sham El-Nessim’ holiday symbolizes tolerance, solidarity

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 12:19 GMT

“We celebrate, today, Sham El-Nessim, whose wonderful rituals symbolize the highest human values represented in joy, tolerance and human solidarity,” Amer said in a Facebook post.

Parks, restaurants, shops in Egypt closed throughout Monday over coronavirus

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 10:51 GMT

In Cairo, authorities have banned riverboats and closed all ports of the Nile River, to ban any planned cruises until Tuesday.

Egypt’s traditional 'fesikh' dish can cause botulism poisoning, Health Ministry warns

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 02:10 GMT

“This is because its preparation method mainly depends on providing an anaerobic environment in order for fish to be fermented and become ‘fesikh.’

Private transportation allowed on Sunday, Monday celebrations: Egyptian Cabinet

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 11:21 GMT

On Sunday, during the Christian Easter Sunday celebrations, only the ordinary dusk-to-dawn curfew will be imposed, spokesman Nader Saad said.

Egypt announces full ban on public gardens, suspends public transportations during Sham el-Nessim holiday

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 04:51 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli announced Tuesday, complete closure of public gardens and beaches next Monday, which markes Sham el-Nessim holiday.

Egypt’s 2020 Sham El-Nessim: full ban on public gardens, outdoor gatherings

Thu, 16 Apr 2020 - 08:43 GMT

Amid fears of coronavirus spread, the Egyptian government directed the closure of all beaches, gardens, tourist villages and all the public facilities where people usually celebrate on Sham El-Nessim (spring holiday).

Hisham Abbas rocks in his latest concert celebrating Sham el Nessim

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 03:45 GMT

Singer Hisham Abbas performed a concert on Monday, April 29 celebrating Sham el-Nessim in one of the clubs of New Cairo, in the presence of a large number of audience.

Locals, Foreigners celebrate Spring Holidays in the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 12:06 GMT

Sabah Abdel Razeq stated that the museum has been witnessing a high demand in Egyptian and Foreign visitors.

Police tighten security measures in Sham El-Nessim celebrations

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 - 11:39 GMT

Food and supply police managed to seize as much as 126 tons of frozen, salted and smoked fish.

National parks, gardens prepared ahead of Sham el-Nessim celebrations

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 10:57 GMT

Thousands of Egyptians head to national parks and gardens across the country to celebrate the Pharaonic festival of Sham el-Nessim.

In pics: Egyptians celebrate Sham El-Nessim

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 03:57 GMT

The Ministry of Interior deployed women police in the areas where crowds gather nationwide, particularly in Cairo, to prevent harassment cases.

Sunday, Monday official holidays in EGX

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 12:32 GMT

The market will resume trading on Tuesday April 10, according to an official statement issued on Tuesday.

Security measures tightened at metro, railroad ahead of Easter

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 - 01:32 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Interior, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transportation, has toughened security at Metro stations

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