Egypt celebrates the entry of the Holy Family to Egypt, on June 1st
This was announced by the International Intergovernmental Committee of the Organization for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage on November 30.
The event comes as part of the cultural activities organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Culture on the occasion of the holy family's entry into Egypt.
The Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the anniversary of the Holy Family’s entry into the land of Egypt on June 1st, which coincides with the anniversary of the Holy Family’s escape from Bethlehem in Palestine to Sinai, in Egypt.
North Sinai possesses diverse tourism potentials.
It was one of the points of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt.
The Coptic Museum is one of the oldest and most important museums in Egypt, as it contains the largest and most important collection of Coptic artifacts in the world.
Head of the National Organization for Urban Harmony Mohamed Abu Saada said that the agency is currently completing a visual vision of the path of the Holy Family’s journey in Egypt.
The workshop comes within a series of workshops that were launched by the Cultural Production Affairs Sector in 2020 entitled "Reviving Heritage".
The ministry is following up with efforts to complete all track points in a manner that allows the completion of the project on the date scheduled for it.
The celebration was attended by Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria and the Patriarch of St. Mark, in addition to a number of ministers and public figures.
Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria Tawadros II said that the entry of Jesus Christ into Egypt is a dear anniversary to Egyptians.
The Coptic Museum is organizing a temporary exhibition under the title "Holy Journey" on the occasion of the anniversary of the arrival of the Holy Family to Egypt.
June 1 marks the anniversary of the arrival of the Holy Family to Egypt and coincides this year with Lailatul Qadr (Ramadan 27 eve)
The French president took photos with the Pope, bishops of the Holy Synod, and a group of priests, and signed his name in the Cathedral’s registry of VIP visitors.
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An archaeological committee held a meeting to discuss putting the sites along the path of the Holy Family's journey on the UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Egyptians continue to flock into the ancient Dronka Monastery of Assiut in celebration of the Fast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary which began Aug. 7. Bishop Yuanes of Assiut exerts much effort during that busy time.
This delegation’s visit comes in light of the pilot program for dramatic reenactment of the journey made by the Holy Family in Egypt.
Orthodox church will receive from June 17 to June 21 the second Italian tourist delegation.