Egypt’s social digest July 5: Animal Museum opens for the first time during Eid el-Fitr
Giza zoo prepares for Sham el-Nessim 2015

CAIRO: No more browsing site to site, you can have a look for Egypt’s top culture news July 5 here:


30 natural reserves across Egypt to open in Eid el-Fitr

A total of 30 natural reserves across Egypt will open its doors for visitors during celebrations of the three-day Eid el-Fitr (Breaking the fast feast,) which will begin Wednesday, Youm7 reported.

The reserves represent 17 percent of Egypt’s area; they include natural and heritage reserves and public parks.

Environment Minister Khaled Fahmy stated that the reserves have been prepared to receive more than 60,000 visitors this year.


Animal Museum at Giza Zoo opens for first time during Eid el-Fitr

The animal museum at the Giza Zoo will be opened for visitors for the first time during Eid el-Fitr (breaking the fast feast,) Youm7 reported.

The museum displays a hundred of mummified birds and animals, including: 1,352 birds, 555 mammals, 259 reptiles, 115 skulls and 35 skeletons.


“Egypt is beautiful in Graffiti eyes” competition kicks off July 27

Bayt Al-Sennary, (the Sennary House,) will organize a competition titles “Egypt beautiful in Graffiti eyes” on July 27, reported Youm7.

An art exhibition is expected to be held on the sidelines of the contest in recognition for the message of Graffiti art and its role in beautifying ugly concrete blocks.

Bayt Al-Sennary operates as a cultural outlet in the historic neighborhood of Sayeda Zeinab in Cairo.


July 7: Myriam Fares gives concert in Sharm el-Sheikh

The Lebanese singer Myriam Fares will hold a concert Thursday at Cleopatra Luxury Resort in Sharm el-Sheikh city, south Sinai, according to De Cairo website. The time of concert marks the second day of Eid- el-Fitr (breaking the fast feast;) it is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.

For reservations, you can contact the organizers on: +2 069 371 0850 or via email:


July 7: Hurghada to host color festival at 1001 Nights Hotel

The Red Sea resort of Hurghada will host a color festival Thursday at 2 p.m. at the 1001 Nights (Alf Leila Wa Leila) Hotel, according to De Cairo website.

The event is organized by Color Egypt group that aims to support tourism. The program includes: magic show, tanoura dance, camel and horse riding, bubbles show, break dance performance and foam party.

For inquiries, you can contact the organizers through phone: 00201229911537 or via email:

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