This seems to affect only the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Karnak in the Luxor area.
Sunday 31st December 2017 at the Hotel Sheherazade on the West Bank.
Stick dancing at Abu el-Hagag Square, Luxor Temple, until Monday 25th December.
The solstice this year is on Thursday 21st December.
On Sunday 10th December at 7p.m. Dr. Campbell Price, Curator of Egypt and Sudan, Manchester Museum, University of Manchester, UK will give a lecture entitled: "Perfected forms: The Functions of Late Period Non-Royal Sculpture"
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