30 07, 2014

Egypt switching again to Daylight Saving Time after Ramadan

2014-09-26T20:20:14+02:00July 30th, 2014|Magazine|Comments Off on Egypt switching again to Daylight Saving Time after Ramadan

Egypt will be switching back to Daylight Saving Time again after Ramadan. The clocks will be set one hour forward on Friday 1, August at 2 AM. The summer time will be applied until 4 September.

26 06, 2014

Daylight Saving Time discontinued for Ramadan

2014-10-08T10:06:29+02:00June 26th, 2014|Magazine|Comments Off on Daylight Saving Time discontinued for Ramadan

Daylight saving time discontinued Thursday until end Ramadan Egypt's cabinet announced on Tuesday that daylight saving time will be discontinued at midnight on Thursday 26 June (return to UTC+2) until after Ramadan at midnight on Thursday 31 July (advance to UTC+3). Former President Adly Mansour had decreed the measure beginning on the last Friday of April until the last Thursday of September each year except in Ramadan in an effort to save energy. Al-Masry Al-Youm

8 05, 2014

World Africa Celebration on 13 May at Roman Theatre

2014-05-09T23:48:42+02:00May 8th, 2014|Magazine|Comments Off on World Africa Celebration on 13 May at Roman Theatre

An event to celebrate World Africa Day, will take place at 9 p.m on Tuesday May the 13th at the Roman Theatre in Sharm El Sheikh. Entrance is free of charge.This event is under the auspices of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.The performers include: 1.the famous Belgian singer, Natacha Atlas,(, known for her fusion of Arabic and western electronic music, so called " cha'aby modern" 2. Cie Massala, the well known French Dance Group (

8 05, 2014

Egypt switching to Daylight Saving time

2014-06-26T09:42:11+03:00May 8th, 2014|Magazine|Comments Off on Egypt switching to Daylight Saving time

Egypt will be switching to daylight saving time again after a two year break. The clocks will be set one hour forward from Thursday to Friday on 16 May. The summer time will be applied until 4 September with a break for Ramadan. Exact dates for this break will be announced (around 29 June - 29 July).

26 04, 2014

“The end of the world cinema” destroyed

2014-05-18T17:41:51+03:00April 26th, 2014|Magazine|Comments Off on “The end of the world cinema” destroyed

The Seventh Art Cinema The “End of the world cinema” got international attention after the publication of well-known photographer Kaupo Kikkas. Now, a few months later the next hype is on the destruction of the cinema, "the end of the world cinema got destroyed”. The cinema was a dream of long time Sharmer Diynn Eadel A.  Many years of struggle with officials and legal issues made it finally possible to open “The Seventh Art Cinema” on 6 October 2000 under the hospice of the Governor of South Sinai. Lots of hardship and the dream would come true… But also [...]

29 03, 2014

Carrefour Sunterra Opening

2014-04-26T11:33:39+02:00March 29th, 2014|Magazine|Comments Off on Carrefour Sunterra Opening

On 22 March 2014 Gen. Khaled Fouds, Governor of South Sinai opened the newest Carrefour branch. Four years after seeing the Express branch opening its doors in Naama Bay, the group started with a bigger Market shop at Sunterra.Carrefour invested 50 million LE in Sharm and is currently employing 200 staff in their two branches.Carrefour Market presents a new experience of shopping in Sharm el Sheikh. Besides the vast range of groceries with fresh fish and daily baked bread (try the baguette it is delicious!) the selection on kitchenware and electronics is enormous.  

29 03, 2014

Fuel cards to be implemented

2014-04-28T08:41:15+02:00March 29th, 2014|Magazine|Comments Off on Fuel cards to be implemented

Fuel is highly subsidized in Egypt (current price 1.85 LE/l fuel 92 octane). It is said that the price will go up to 6-8 LE/l. The plans are to ration the cheap fuel it provides before it cuts energy subsidizes altogether. A fuel card will be implemented which will allow the private consumer to buy up to 1000l/ car for the current subsidized price. All car holders are meant to apply for the fuel card online at this site: The site is in Arabic only, so foreigners will need to obtain the help of arabic speakers. It is not [...]

29 03, 2014

Desert Cinema

2014-04-26T17:13:38+02:00March 29th, 2014|Magazine|1 Comment

  The End of the World Cinema - is the title of the article on Kaupo Kikkos photography bog. His story: "On a sunny day at the very beginning of this millenniums a crazy frenchman found himself in the desert of Sinai. After some puffs of a magic smoke he wondered - how come that there are no cinemas in the middle of the desert? He flew back to Paris and arranged some money. After that he went to Cairo to buy original old seats and projection equipment from an old cinema theater. Then came back to Sinai, arranged generator [...]

23 03, 2013

ESMA needs your help!

2014-04-20T09:23:57+02:00March 23rd, 2013|Magazine|Comments Off on ESMA needs your help!

ESMA in Cairo has the opportunity to win a much needed  $5000 simply by helping their sister shelter in the USA win a voting competition.    Voting needs to twice a day daily.. you can vote using every device that has internet connection.  Voting link: At the voting screen enter: Shelter=purebred; State=WI; Country=United States. We need your votes to make a difference

21 03, 2013

Sharmers Discover Sinai

2014-04-20T09:24:07+02:00March 21st, 2013|Magazine|Comments Off on Sharmers Discover Sinai

Sharmers set out to discover parts of amazing the St. Katherine protectorate. Most people think only  Mount Sinai and the monastery of Saint Katharine are of interest in central South Sinai, but that is a grave mistake. There is so much more to discover in this enchanted area: The high mountain range only offer the most amazing view from its majestic peaks, but also the most beautiful wadis in between. Central South Sinai has much more water than the desert around Sharm el Sheikh, and in every wadi Bedouins are cultivating gardens since hundreds of years. All of these wadis [...]

20 03, 2013

SharmWomen App One NOW AVAILABLE for free

2014-03-19T09:10:28+02:00March 20th, 2013|Magazine|Comments Off on SharmWomen App One NOW AVAILABLE for free

SharmPRO is proud to announce that SHARM’S NO. 1 website is now also available as app for IPad, IPhone, IPod touch and Android.SummaryOur Sharm el Sheikh Information Board provides all updates, embracingJob Market Real EstateSales BoardPets BoardPin boardDirectory (coming soon)Magazine (coming soon)SharmPRO - - - phone: 0106 7103919

13 03, 2013

Discover the Sinai high mountains AND help rebuild the ancient Bedouin gardens

2014-04-20T09:24:19+02:00March 13th, 2013|Magazine|Comments Off on Discover the Sinai high mountains AND help rebuild the ancient Bedouin gardens

Little known to the outside world, there are hundreds of Bedouin orchards around the town of St. Catherine in South Sinai. The tradition goes back all the way to early Byzantine times, when monks and hermits from the Mediterranean settled in the region, bringing with them species  otherwise not found in Egypt.  The local Bedouin group, the Jabaleya, took on the tradition and still practice it very much like in the past. However, a changing life style, tourism at the Monastery and Mt. Sinai and severe droughts forced many people to abandon their gardens. Nevertheless there are still many dedicated [...]

27 02, 2013

Save the legend Film on 5 October at T2

2014-04-20T09:24:29+02:00February 27th, 2013|Magazine|Comments Off on Save the legend Film on 5 October at T2

The Save the Legend Project has been built to ring the alarm bell about the Thistlelgorm's deterioration through a short movie, yet selected in the 2012 Festival Mondial de l'Image Sous-Marine, Marseille, France, and its making off. The show includes a brief Thistlegorm presentation narrated by John Kean, author of "S.S. Thistlegorm, the True Story", followed by a short introduction to the 'Save the Legend' team and the making off, composed by the Fred Di Girolamo's movie and Yann Vautrin's pictures exhibition. The show is open to everyone, Fred is very pleased to invite you, your staff and your guest [...]

27 02, 2013

Lunch at Terrazzina Too

2014-04-20T09:24:38+02:00February 27th, 2013|Magazine|Comments Off on Lunch at Terrazzina Too

Last Sunday we (two persons) set out to try the new lunch offer at Terrazzina Too's. It was a pleasant, sunny day with comfortable temperatures, ideal to sit at the seaside. Terrazzina Too had recently introduced a very reasonably priced lunch menu with a great variety of dishes starting from pizza and fish, until meat and salads. Mind you, you have to ask for the “special” lunch menu in order to enjoy the new offer. Our pick was chicken, grilled as well as fried. What we got were surprisingly huge portions of half chicken, one with molocheya and the other with baked potatoes [...]

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