Travel is my driving force in life, and although I have had the privilege of visiting 30 countries so far, my heart will always remain in India...
1st January: New Year.
7th January: Christmas (Copt).
19th January: Epiphany (Copt).
January: Eid al-Adha. Sheep sacrifice.
February: Muslim New year
21st March: Annunciation (Copt).
March or April: Easter (Copt).
April: Mouled en-Nabi. Celebration of the birth of the Prophet.
25th April: Restitution of the Sinaļ.
1st May: Labour Day.
18th June: Declaration of the Republic.
23rd July: Day of the 1952 Revolution
August: Wafa'a el Nil (Celebration of the Nile and its flood).
11th September: Copt New Year.
6th October: Armed Forces Day.
6th October: National Day.
24th October: Suez Victory.
November: Eid ul-Fitr.
23rd December: Victory Day
Muslim events and holidays vary from one year to the next.