"Egypt will witness the annual celebration of the perpendicular sun fall on the face of Pharaoh Ramses II statue in Abu Simbel Temple in Luxor on Sunday October 22. . . . Mohamed Hamid, director of the Abu Simbel antiquities department, said the perpendicular sun fall on the face of Ramases II will begin early Sunday. The occasion marks the beginning of the winter and the agriculture seasons for the Pharaohs, he added. This event takes place twice a year; namely in October and February. It brings thousands of tourists from all around the world to mark the marvelous occasion."