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Egypt : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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  • Internet domain: .eg - Telephone code: +20 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +2 (DST: yes)
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    Sunday february 11, 2024Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday march 11, 2024Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)cards/flowers
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    Tuesday march 19, 2024Cairo International FairTradeshows
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    Thursday march 21, 2024Mothers' Daycards/flowers
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    Wednesday april 3, 2024Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short FilmsEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday april 8, 2024Ramadan holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday april 9, 2024Automech Akhbar El YomTradeshows
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    Wednesday april 10, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday april 11, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Friday april 12, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday april 16, 2024Ramadan holiday (end)School holidays
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    Thursday april 25, 2024Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Thursday april 25, 2024Sinai's Liberation DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday may 2, 2024Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday may 5, 2024Orthodox EasterOrthodox
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    Monday may 6, 2024Coptic Easter Monday (Sham al Nessim)Coptic
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    Thursday june 6, 2024Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Saturday june 15, 2024Al Waqfa DayMuslim, Sufi
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    Sunday june 16, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Monday june 17, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Tuesday june 18, 2024Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Wednesday june 19, 2024End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday june 20, 2024Civil Servants holidaySecular holiday
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    Friday june 21, 2024Fathers' Daycards/flowers
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    Wednesday june 26, 2024International Book FestivalTradeshows
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    Sunday june 30, 2024Uprising DaySecular holiday
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    Monday july 1, 2024Jesus’ entry into EgyptEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday july 1, 2024Banks are closedBanks only
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    Monday july 8, 2024El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)Muslim, Sufi
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    Thursday july 25, 2024Revolution DaySecular holiday
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    Thursday august 15, 2024Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days)Events, celebrations...
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    Winter holiday (end)

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    Sunday february 11, 2024
    School holidays :

    Start of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday march 11, 2024
    cards/flowers :

    Cairo International Fair

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    Tuesday march 19, 2024
    Tradeshows : Www.cairofair.com lasts 10 days 2024 edition NOT YET confirmed

    Mothers' Day

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    Thursday march 21, 2024
    cards/flowers : Ruz-e Madar in Arabic

    Ismailia International Festival for Documentary & Short Films

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    Wednesday april 3, 2024
    Culture : Www.ismailiafilmfest.com/ lasts 1 week - in Ismailia 2024 edition NOT YET confirmed

    Ramadan holiday (beginning)

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    Monday april 8, 2024
    School holidays :

    Automech Akhbar El Yom

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    Tuesday april 9, 2024
    Tradeshows : Http://expoeg.all.biz/ lasts 6 days - in Cairo - 2024 edition NOT YET confirmed

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday april 10, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Eid al-Fitr literally means the Festival of Breaking the Fast .

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Thursday april 11, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Friday april 12, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Ramadan holiday (end)

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    Tuesday april 16, 2024
    School holidays :

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Thursday april 25, 2024
    Special Events :

    Sinai's Liberation Day

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    Thursday april 25, 2024
    Secular holiday : Recall of the Israeli troups in 1985

    Labor Day/May Day

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    Thursday may 2, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Orthodox Easter

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    Sunday may 5, 2024
    Orthodox : Paid holiday

    Coptic Easter Monday (Sham al Nessim)

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    Monday may 6, 2024
    Coptic : The date of the Orthodox Easter is determined in the Julian Calendar. The Julian calendar was introduced by Julius Caesar in 45 BC and was in common use until the 1500s, when countries started changing to the Gregorian Calendar. Some countries (for example, Greece and Russia) used it into this century, and the Orthodox church in Russia, and other Orthodox churches still use it.

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday june 6, 2024
    School holidays :

    Al Waqfa Day

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    Saturday june 15, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : Commemorates the day the Prophet Abraham took his son Ishmael out into the wilderness to sacrifice him to God. As he raised the knife to take his only son's life in obedience to God's command, his hand was stopped and the Lord provided a ram in Ishmael's place.

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Sunday june 16, 2024
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    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday june 17, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The second main celebration of Islam. It celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son in obedience to God. Muslims make their annual pilgrimage, or the Hajj , to Makkah (Mecca) in Saudi Arabia. Paid holiday when falling on Friday or Saturday

    Eid-ul-Adha - Sacrifice Day - Tabaski - Id-el-Kabir (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Tuesday june 18, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    End of Ramadan (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Wednesday june 19, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi :

    Civil Servants holiday

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    Thursday june 20, 2024
    Secular holiday :

    Fathers' Day

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    Friday june 21, 2024
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    International Book Festival

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    Wednesday june 26, 2024
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    Uprising Day

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    Sunday june 30, 2024
    Secular holiday : Celebration of the ousting of president Mohamed Morsi from the presidential office by protests in 2013 from 2016

    Jesus’ entry into Egypt

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    Culture : Copts consider the Holy Family flight to the land of the Pharaohs, seeking to protect the Christ Child from the wrath of King Herod, a providential event: it prepared the nation to receive the proclamation of the Gospel. According to local tradition, the Holy Family moved throughout the country carrying out miracles, which are at the origin of numerous sanctuaries. Those shrines are visited by Muslims as well as Christians.

    Banks are closed

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    Monday july 1, 2024
    Banks only : Due to the beginning of the new Fiscal Year.

    El am Hejir New Year (may be changed to the nearest day)

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    Monday july 8, 2024
    Muslim, Sufi : The event where Muhammad fled Mecca with a small group of followers to go to Medina (Yathrib) in the year 622 A.D., under mounting hostility towards Muhammad.

    Revolution Day

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    Thursday july 25, 2024
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of the end of the Egyptian royal government (King Faruk) and the establishment of the republic in 1952 http://www.egyptse.com/

    Wafa'a el Nil - Flooding of the Nile (may vary by a few days)

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    Thursday august 15, 2024
    Culture :