Sham El nessim
The Giza Zoo has welcomed hundreds of citizens on Monday to celebrate Sham El-Nessim holiday, with ticket prices of 5LE for Egyptians and 20 LE for non-Egyptians.
First Lady Entissar Amer extended greetings to Egyptians on Sham El-Nessim on Monday.
Manpower Minister Hassan Shehata announced Tuesday that next Monday will be considered a paid day off for private sector employees and civil servants, alike, on the occasion of Sham El-Nessim.
The Central Bank said that work in banks will resume on the morning of Tuesday, April 18th.
Egypt’s Cabinet announced that Monday, April 25, will be an official paid holiday on the occasion of ‘Sham El-Nessim’ and Sinai Liberation Day.
Egypt’s government is aiming to impose some restrictions on some of the local markets to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, according to Cabinet spokesperson Nader Saad.
Egyptian superstar Hakim will perform a live concert in a venue overlooking the Nile to celebrate Sham El-Nessim.
Egypt’s government decided to fine the violators of Sham el Nessim and Easter holiday’s precautionary measures with LE 4,000.
Hamada Helal’s recently released song “Ashrab Shay” (Have some tea) achieved over 12 million views on YouTube.
Sham el Nessim is an Egyptian spring festival dating back to the paranoiac third dynasty of the Old Kingdom (2,700 BC).
The company is also offering salted fish in prices less than elsewhere by 25 to 30 percent.
Sham El-Nassim is usually a national holiday, marking the beginning of spring and coming after Easter.
The price of salted fish rose roughly 100 percent in local markets as Egyptians prepare to celebrate Sham El-Nessim, an Egyptian spring festival.
Every year doctors and nutritionists alike plead with the public not to eat fiseekh (salted fish)—but to avail. Fiseekh has been a Sham El-Nessim tradition for decades and decades.