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Events 2019

Rally racing

Pharaons Rally

The Pharaons International Cross Country Rally is a thrilling three-week-long endurance race across the Sahara Desert, which attracts competitors from all four corners of the globe. The Pharaohs Rally is a 1,864 mile (3,000km) circuit beginning under the Sphinx in Giza, and crossing the...  see full details

Cairo International Film Festival

Cairo International Film Festival

Cairo enjoys a reputation as the 'Hollywood of the Middle East', with a cinematic tradition dating back as far as the 1930s. The Cairo International Film Festival began in 1976 and is accredited by the same prestigious organisation that accredits the Cannes, Berlin, and...  see full details

Mouled celebration

Summer Mouleds

The most prominent religious festivals which tourists experience in Egypt are the 'mouleds'. These are incredibly lively processions that take to the streets of Cairo on the birthdays of various holy men. Although the festivals are not officially part of the Muslim faith, mouleds...  see full details