With the Ministry of Tourism launching a few of the best ads in the world to promote Egypt, many celebrities who visited Egypt during the past year have placed the country on an international pedestal.
The anticipated opening of the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM), which hosted Dior’s private event before its highly-publicized runway show at the Pyramids in 2022, will further enhance Egypt’s tourism rates by bringing footfall from across the world.
For now, let’s look back on the most memorable international celebrities who visited Egypt within the past year…
American rapper, Russ returned to Egypt for another performance, only this time, it was at the Great Pyramids of Giza. “Life is INSANE,” he wrote on Instagram.
English musician Sting took his wife Trudie to Abu Simbel Temples in Aswan and reveled in the beauty of the ancient history of Egypt.
Member of South Korean band, Astro, Cha Eun-woo had fans waiting for him at Cairo Airport, which says a lot about his influence, when he visited Egypt to attend Dior’s fashion show.
Emmy, Grammy and Oscar winning musician, John Legend brought the whole fam-bam to Cairo during his visit to Egypt for his performance on the North Coast. He sure didn’t leave without attempting the ultimate signature tourist picture with the Pyramids!
The Grammy Award winning producer, Skread was brave enough to go on a few adventures underground during his visit to Egypt.
Formula One’s British racer, Lewis Hamilton visited Egypt for Dior’s star-studded fashion show and called his two-day trip “incredible.”
Famous for her role in The Vampire Diaries, Kat Graham took a tour through Cairo, Giza, and Aswan with her new husband, Darren Genet, and they stayed at the Four Seasons First Residence.
Nacelle’s Live at the Pyramids party series brought fan-favourite, Maroon 5 to Egyptian grounds for an unforgettable performance of their iconic hits.
Egyptians hilariously joked about Spanish actor, Aron Piper for supposedly sporting “Egyptian grimaces” after taking a trip to the motherland.
Algerian model and Kourtney Kardashian’s ex-beau showed his fascination with ancient Egypt during his stay for Dior’s fashion show.
French model-turned-actor, Jeremie Laheurte took Egyptian street photography to the next level with his pictures!
South Korean rapper, Sehun documented his tour through Egypt with a heartwarming video that showcased his appearance at the luxurious brand’s fashion show and his tour through the Great Pyramids of Giza.
Abir El Saghir
Lebanese chef, Abir El Saghir went viral on social media after sharing a video of her cooking the Egyptian staple dish, koshary. She expressed how much she loved Egypt’s sky, and proceeded to show off Egypt’s beauty with her social media coverage.
Wearing Egyptian-themed attires like Cleopatra’s wig, a metallic headscarf, and sheer kaftan, British influencer, Demi Rose flooded her Instagram with snaps showcasing the beauty of Egypt.
Not only did German-British composer/pianist, Max Richter deliver a groundbreaking performance at Dior’s fashion show at night, but he also took a took a tour through the Pyramids by day!
Cigarettes After Sex
Did you know that Cigarettes After Sex sold out their tickets at CJC 610 only five hours after going on sale? The Texas natives made a big bang in Egypt when they visited for a special live performance, and the fans have been yearning for another visit ever since.
Which celebrities who visited Egypt would you like to return?