Friday December 1st, 2023
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South Sinai International Festival Celebrates Local Artistry & Culture

From Bedouin embroidery to environmental movements, the South Sinai International Festival will bring Sinai’s heritage to light.

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Sweeping across the southern half of the Sinai Peninsula this dazzling stretch of desert and sea is amongst the most ethereally beautiful in a country already brimming with breathtaking nature.

While many of the coastal towns that pepper this vast expanse have long been loved and lauded by locals and global travellers alike - including  Dahab, El Tor, Nuweiba, Saint Catherine, Sharm El Sheikh, Taba and Ras Sudr - there have been few events or experiences that culturally connect them.

The inaugural edition of the South Sinai International Festival is a multi-disciplinary event that aims to be amongst the first to cohesively showcase and spotlight the governorate’s interconnected traditions.

Running from December 20th to December 28th between Sharm El Sheikh and Dahab, it’s set to feature a diverse array of artistic, sports and heritage-themed events, celebrating cultural diversity of Bedouin crafts while promoting environmental and community development initiatives.