Posted on July 23, 2014
I read that today is the largest secular public holiday in Egypt. It is the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 – the revolution that led to the abdication of King Farouk.
Military parades and televised concerts are among the celebrations, according to multiple sources on the internet.
|It may be that "Revolution Day" now refers|
to January 25, commemorating the 2011
This photo was taken onJan. 25, 2012.
I imagine that today's Revolution Day - if it is acknowledged at all - is acknowledged with bitter thoughts from many Egyptians.
Did you know...?
There are many interesting things about Egypt, especially about the ancient civilization that flourished there thousands of years ago. Here are a few facts about modern Egypt:
- In addition to the official language of Arabic, many people speak French and / or English.
- Almost a third of Africa's bloggers are Egyptians.
And I can't help myself – I have to include a little bit of ancient stuff:
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