You might surprised to know that Hurghada, one of the main tourist destinations, is also known for hosting the old craft of drying fish.
Fesikh is an ancient traditional celebratory dish, consisting of fermented, salted mullet that lives in both the Mediterranean and the Red Seas.
Egyptians Celebrate, Monday Sham El-Nessim, which know to be one of the oldest spring festivals since 2,700 BC (the third dynasty of the Old Kingdom).
Fermented fish or ‘fesikh’, a traditional plate Egyptians eat throughout the year but especially on Sham El-Nessim, is highly at stake this year.
Fesikh or fermented fish has been a Sham El-Nessim tradition for many decades, not only in Egypt, but in other countries too.
On the day, which is a national holiday, Egyptians used to head out to parks, gardens and zoos with their families to enjoy their traditional meals of salted fish, onions and eggs
Employees in the public and private sectors will take five days off, from 29 April to 3 May, to celebrate different paid national holidays, as a per a Cabinet decision.