What is the 3-day wedding tradition in Halayeb and Shalateen?

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 12:22 GMT

The Halayeb and Shalateen region are inhabited by the Bechariya and Ababda tribes, who have three-day wedding traditions.

Tribal Marriages: A tradition more powerful than law, voiceless victims deprived of life

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 01:05 GMT

Tales of young girls who have no saying over their own body, life, or future.

Tribal marriages: minor girls forced to abide by ‘traditions’

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 08:00 GMT

About 36 percent of women in tribal communities get married at an age that is less than 16 years old.

Christmas carols: cheerful tradition reshaped over decades

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 02:11 GMT

In light of celebrating a merry Christmas worldwide, Egypt Today tracks down on the origins of unique traditions that boosted Christmas spirit, including Christmas carols.

Why is Mawlid al-Nabi celebrated with Arouset El-Moulid (a sugar doll)?

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 05:39 GMT

Muslim countries celebrate the Prophet Mohamed’s birthday “Mawlid al-Nabi” every year, but the traditions vary from country to country.

10 strange and wonderful wedding traditions

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 - 06:24 GMT

Wedding season is in full swing and why not take a step outside of the box and look around the world at some of their strange and wonderful traditions.