Out of EGYPT I called MY SON



1111 Chevrier Blvd., Winnipeg, MB, R3T-1Y2

In Mathew 2:13, St. Joseph was told by an angel in a dream:
“Arise, take the young Child and His Mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I bring you word; for Herod will seek the young Child to destroy Him.”
St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba organized the First Coptic Egyptian Festival in June, 2006 to celebrate the Holy Family’s flight to Egypt and to provide an entertaining awareness venue to present and promote the Coptic Egyptian Heritage to Canadians. The Festival started by small committee of talented and inspired members of the Coptic congregation in Winnipeg. Each year has a different spiritual theme that is presented within different interactive and entertaining activities. The Festival takes place over two days in June of every year, as it is the month of when the Holy Family’s flight to Egypt where they lived there for three years. We invite you to come with your family and friends to enjoy the activities and products of different spiritual, heritage and food stations of the festival.
Admission is completely free, Good car parking spots, Entertaining activities for children




June 18, 2017

Our Church’s Fathers

Our Church fathers received and welcomed the festival guests and accompanied them in tours to different activities of the festival answering their questions and responding to their […]
June 25, 2017

Praising The Egyptian Christian Martyrs

An informative poster displayed during the festival to memorize and praise our Egyptian Christians martyrs who were attacked, tortured, killed, and discriminated against because they refused […]
June 25, 2017

The Church Promising Youth

A group of enthusiastic youth took the initiative and organized a fundraising event during the festival to support funding out of the province spiritual retreat during […]
June 19, 2017

Church Museum

This small museum displays, with descriptions different ​Alter vessels and Holy service books belong to St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Winnipeg since its start more than […]
June 19, 2017

Welcoming Committee

The welcoming committee, The face and the smile of the festival who received, welcomed and guided the festival guests to different activities of the festival.  
June 19, 2017

Highlights on the Holy Family Trip to Egypt

Automated  presentation follows the steps of the Holy Family Trip in Egypt along with the detailed mega map that shows the Holy Family challenges and route […]
June 19, 2017

Treat Yourself with Two Questions

Festival guests were invited to answer multiple choice questions on certain aspects of the Holy Bible. Correct answers made the contestants eligible to free tasty Egyptian […]
June 19, 2017

He Talks Hall

A beautiful gallery with several miracles that Jesus Christ did on earth, with highlights on what he said in each occasion. Although these statements were said […]
June 19, 2017

A Journey in the Coptic Orthodox Church

With a short movie and a guided tour inside St. Phelopater Church; our guests went back in history for more than 2000 years to know the […]
June 19, 2017

Gift Shop

If you are interested in Christian gift to a friend; this is the place to go. Wide collection of Christian arts with affordable prices.  
June 18, 2017

Our Bazaar

Wonderful collection of Pharaonic, Egyptian and Christian souvenirs with affordable prices and are mostly handmade. 
June 18, 2017

Food Corner

Wide selection of authentic, high quality, and homemade Egyptian food with affordable prices. A taste you will never forget!
June 18, 2017

Our Lovely Seniors

Our lovely seniors were an integral part of the festival and its activities, they came  and enjoyed the day with their families and friends.    
June 15, 2017

Photo Booth

Where past meets the present; the Photo Booth provided excellent opportunities to festival guests to go back to ancient Egyptian history, to be dressed like them […]
June 15, 2017

The MIME Show

Amazing Mime Show by the Church talented youth representing part of Jesus Christ teachings and words.  
June 15, 2017

Kids Corner

Toys, drawings, education and fun for the festival’s little guests in the Kids Corner, one of the popular stations of the festival.    
June 10, 2017

Mother Teresa – Missionary of Charity Visit to the Festival

With love, appreciation and interest, we received five delegates from Mother Teresa – Missionary of Charity in a first visit for them to the Egyptian Coptic […]
June 10, 2017

Sweet Potato Corner

In this traditional Egyptian wood oven, two of the church congregation cooked the delicious sweet potato. New amazing addition to the festival food menu.  
June 10, 2017

Al Karooz Choir

25 talented and well trained young adults from St. Mark Church congregation presented English and Coptic Christian songs and hymns with a mix of traditional and modern music. […]
June 10, 2017

The Sweet and Fresh Corner

Amazing team, refreshing smoothies, Egyptian taste, unbeatable prices One of the popular festival stations; the Sweet and Fresh Corner continues with success for the 5th year. […]
June 4, 2017

First Experience

June 4, 2017

The Greek Coffee Corner

Taste great, smells great, works very well…. it is the Greek Coffee served at the Greek Coffee Corner during the Coptic Egyptian Festival.