It’s Easter and Sham El-Nessim in Egypt (and the world!). So, instead of spending your day reading about the country’s violence and unrest, check out these 10 videos that will surely make you laugh and smile.
1. You NEVER say ‘no’ to Panda
This video is perhaps one of the most well known advertisements in the world. You, really, never say no to Panda.
2. The beauty of Egypt comes from its people
If Egypt’s Tourism Board ever wanted to make a video showing the beauty of Egypt – from its monuments to its people – then this would be that perfect video.
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3. Egypt’s ‘Hidden Camera’ Legend: Zakiya Zakariya
Zakiya Zakariya is known across Egypt and the Arab world for his hilarious ‘hidden camera’ pranks. Seriously: these came long before ‘Just For Laughs’ became popular and they never get old!
4. ‘HAPPY’ comes to Dahab…
5. …and Cairo
6. This is how you catch the bus in Egypt
In the middle of an interview…well just watch and you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about.
7. The moment Hosni Mubarak resigned after 18-days of relentless protesting by Egypt’s youth
For 18 days, young men and women chanted for bread, liberty and social justice. For 18 days, they stood in the Square asking for a better future.
8. ‘The Pyramid Pee Prank’
If you want to prank Egyptians, it is likely not a great idea to do it at one of the World’s Ancient Wonders.
9. ‘Let’s kiss and forget the world’: romance on the silver screen
Egypt’s cinema in the first half of the 1900’s was starkly different from that of today’s, with plenty of on-screen kissing that rivals today’s Hollywood films. There is almost little to no kissing on the silver screen today.
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10. ‘SHUT UP YOUR MOUSE OBAMA!’
One woman really hates Obama, and shows she isn’t messing around in this interview.
(Don’t forget to check ‘10 Photos from Egypt That Will Make You Smile‘)