Egypt is a recognized cultural trend-setter of the Arabic-speaking world. Contemporary Arabic and Middle-Eastern culture is heavily influenced by Egyptian literature, music, film and television.
Egypt hosts multiple film and music festivals all year round, and it celebrates many religious carnivals (also known as “molid”).
Multiple noncommercial music festivals are held every year at breathtaking locations across the country, such as: alganoob, Oshtoora, and Cloud 9 in Sinai. In addition to The International Samaa’ Festival for Spiritual Music and Chanting, Cairo Jazz Festival, and Arab Music Festival in Cairo.
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