Lanterns on sale at a street market in Cairo
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Lanterns light up Cairo streets for Ramadan festivities

During the holy month of Ramadan, hundreds of brightly-coloured lanterns can be seen adorning the streets of Egypt.

The lantern is an enduring symbol of the festivities, and dates back more than 800 years.

Sally Nabil reports from Cairo.

  • 28 Jun 2014
Go to next video: Turkey's Ramadan drummers