Egypt’s social, cultural digest July 29: International Summer Festival kicks off in Alexandria; 15 balloons fly over Luxor
hot air balloons fly over the west bank of the Nile River in Luxor, Egypt. (AP)
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Egyptians celebrate moulid of Al-Mursi Abu al-Abbas in Alexandria

Hundreds of people all over the governorates flocked Thursday to Alexandria to celebrate the moulid (birthday) of Al-Mursi Abu al-Abbas, a Muslim cleric who born in Al-Andalus and then moved to Alexandria, Youm7 reported.

 

Egypt develops security system in Cairo Citadel

Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Dr. Mustafa Amin stated that the sector has agreed with Museum Sector to develop security system in Cairo Citadel, Youm7 reported Thursday.

 

International Summer Festival kicks off in Alexandria

The 14th International Summer Festival on Alexandria Bibliotheca kicks off Friday evening, starting with a concert by Lebanese musician Marcel Khalife. India is the guest of honor in the festival.

 

15 balloons fly over Luxor

15 hot air balloons with 303 foreign and Egyptian tourists started their flights over Luxor to enoy themselves with archeological sites, Youm7 reported Hani al-Sayed, chairperson of a ballooning organizing companies.

 

July 30: Basata Band concert in Alexandria’s Bibliotheca

Basata Band will perform a concert in Alexandria’s Bibliotheca on Open Air Theater at 8:30 p.m.

Adress: El-Shatby, Alexandria, Egypt, 21526

Ticket: 40 EGP, seated.

 

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