Egypt to turn Bab el Azab in Old Cairo into Touristic Destination

At the start of June, Cairo was blessed with some pleasant news for a change – after the ruckus that 2020 has provided us with so far. Egypt’s Sovereign Fund has just signed an agreement with the Supreme Council of Antiquities to renovate and operate touristic services in the ancient Bab el Azab area – […]

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What is Opera Verdi: Aida, and Why is it So Important?

Every year since 1871, the Opera Verdi: Aida has had a grand performance at least once a year. This four-act musical by Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi is set in the Old Kingdom of Egypt. The play was commissioned by Cairo’s Khedivial Opera House, where it had its premiere in 1971. This year’s shows, taking place […]

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What’s so Significant About the Abu Simbel Sun Festival?

Twice a year, crowds from all over the world gather to meet south of Aswan, at the Abu Simbel Temples. On February 22nd and October 22nd on every year, an astrological phenomenon occurs, resulting in a spectacular sight of the sun’s rays illuminating into a dark chamber and shining its light on King Ramses II. Every year, […]

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Launch of the World’s Largest Museum Finally Scheduled for Next Year in Egypt

Yep, you read that right. Egypt is about to inaugurate the world’s largest museum – more commonly dubbed as the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM). According to Egyptian news outlets, word has it that the museum will have a grand opening ceremony in 2020, celebrating the foundation of the museum. The GEM, a large futuristic meets […]

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