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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.

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.

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

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

Multimedia -
6/18/2015 10:06:50 AM

Egypt - Features
6/9/2015 9:57:25 PM
An April decree bans importing imitations of traditional Egyptian handicrafts, including Ramadan lanterns. But is it enough to revive local handicraft businesses?

Multimedia -
6/29/2014 11:20:59 AM
Fanous Ramadan, 'the Ramadan lantern,' is a symbol of celebration in Egypt in the holy month of Ramadan

Heritage - Folk Arts
6/28/2014 2:26:27 PM
Ramadan, the month of piety and colourful lanterns, is a time of rich traditions passing back through the ages

Multimedia -
7/11/2013 6:00:00 PM
Sellers of Ramadan lanterns in Egypt complain that the recent political upheaval has caused a dip in sales

Business - Economy
4/23/2011 8:31:17 PM
Egypt grasps at Sinai and Arab tourism to boost the hard-hit travel sector, including promotion of Ramadan Lanterns arts fest and Guinness world record setter, Hisham Nessim’s climb of Sinai’s highest peak