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Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/6/2024 8:22:00 PM
The streets of Egyptian cities are transformed by traditional lanterns and decorations in the holy month of Ramadan.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Living
3/19/2024 8:25:31 PM
Many people now prefer to make their own Ramadan lanterns instead of purchasing them, adding a personal touch to this traditional accompaniment of the holy month, reports Sarah Elhosary

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
3/22/2023 12:25:00 PM
The makers of Egypt’s Ramadan lanterns are preserving their deep-rooted traditions despite recent price hikes.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Entre nous
3/21/2023 10:07:08 PM
Fasting combined with healthy food can help improve the metabolism and the overall quality of life. However, going for long periods without food or water can cause fatigue, stress, and dehydration.

Multimedia - In Pictures
3/15/2023 8:55:00 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Entre nous
4/12/2022 9:35:58 PM
Fashionable traditional outfits like kaftans, kimonos, galabeyas and abayas have become part of the month’s ritual in recent years. As a result, many fashion houses are taking these outfits into account, elevating their sophistication and adding modern touches.

Life & Style - City Lights
4/9/2022 7:45:20 PM
An art workshop by artist Ahmed Ghoeiba this week showed Russian children how to make Ramadan lanterns, sharing with them a popular element of Egypt’s cultural heritage and one of the most famous symbols of the holy month.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/5/2022 11:21:03 PM
More and more Ramadan decorations have become available in recent years, but traditional Ramadan lanterns remain as appealing as ever

Egypt - Society
4/1/2022 6:30:00 PM
It is the time of the year where Ramadan merchandise from lanterns to decorations invade Egypt’s streets; despite overcoming the coronavirus pandemic, the recent surge in prices nationwide is taking its toll.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/28/2021 10:02:00 AM
The sound of church bells and the call to prayer provides an enchanting backdrop to the historic neighbourhood of Old Cairo

Egypt - Politics
4/17/2020 7:25:07 PM
The blow did not come from plastic, Chinese-made lanterns, the usual nemesis of Egypt’s traditional Ramadan lantern-makers, but rather in the form of a pandemic

Egypt - Politics
5/25/2019 6:22:47 PM
Ramadan is becoming more and more electronic, with many people now doing their good deeds by mobile phone

Business - Economy
5/16/2019 7:20:27 PM
Ramadan is an opportunity for many Egyptian families to help make ends meet by engaging in alternative economic activities, writes Rasha Gadda

Egypt - Politics
5/10/2019 10:12:30 PM
Mai Samih takes a walk down memory lane on the web this Ramadan

Life & Style - City Lights
3/21/2019 3:46:19 PM
Among the handmade products that were on show — all created by Egyptian artists and housewives — were paintings, leather wallets and bags, lanterns, jewellery, ceramic pots, multi-purposed crochet works, and table covers

Multimedia -
5/3/2018 4:57:43 PM
Decorative Ramadan lanterns, mugs, stickers and toys bearing the image of Liverpool's Egyptian forward soccer player Mohamed Salah are prominent at a Cairo market before the beginning of the holy fasting month

Multimedia -
6/5/2016 10:43:00 PM

Multimedia -
6/5/2016 5:56:20 PM
A mother takes a photo of her son at a Ramadan lantern shop in the popular Sayeda Zeinab shopping district in Cairo. Photo: Zeinab El-Guindy

Multimedia -
6/2/2016 3:45:32 PM
Fanous lanterns are a symbol of celebration for Muslims in Egypt during the holy month of Ramadan

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
6/25/2015 8:27:38 PM
Ahram Online wraps up the first week of Ramadan through the stories

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