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Happy Coptic Easter & Sham ELNessim

Written by Mariem ELTagoury

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Helo Cairenes! I’m writing to tell you all HAPPY EASTER & SHAM ELNESSIM! To all the Copts out there, we hope you had a blessed Holy Week and we are confident that you’ll be high on meat tonight!

Here’s a Happy Sham El Nessim to all the nation today before Monday when you get your hands messy with feseekh and the likes! God, we are a country that loves to celebrate food xD

We also want to take a chance to thank all the creative talents on our team for their continuous efforts to make this place a haven of bright contrasts reflecting Cairo youth.

For our readers, please feel free to leave a comment send us email, Facebook messages with your feedback, suggestions, or even just to say hi! We appreciate you contributions and we promise we do read every single one we receive.

So how are you celebrating Easter & spring? Is there anything you’d like to see in the future on our Cairo Contra? Please leave a comment below!

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About Mariem El Tagoury

I am a graduate from German University Cairo. Reading novels is my passion and writing is my release. My guilty pleasures include fashion & playing around with my make-up kit. A couple of years back when I was introduced to the online world, back in 2007; I was quite surprised that in spite of the presence of thousands of young Egyptians who follow the online sphere daily, there wasn’t one site that represented us or our lifestyle. [Later we’d come to see the rise of the political, religion, social-elite, and foodie websites, but still the voice of the average Cairene youth was missing.] I was glad to find out that I wasn’t the only one who had the feeling of the outsider on the internet, that’s why I decided to gather a team to fill a gap & finally find our place online and give Cairo’s youth a real voice that reflects its true culture. I hope you find our site interesting with a new view of life. Besides running the magazine & editing, I write the “Sans Sugarcoating” column, pardon my french, and a couple of other stuff around here! If you want to contact me, my email is mariem.eltagoury@cairocontra.com; you can also use our contact form or email directly to admin@cairocontra.com

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