Egypt: The Moment of Triumph

This post is part of our special coverage of Egypt Protests 2011.

People celebrate and record the moment of celebration at Liberation Square

Citizen recorded videos have started cropping up showing the historical moment when Mubarak resigned to the Presidency of Egypt and how the people at Tahir Square reacted to the news.

First this video shared by YouTube's  Citizen Tube through Twitter. In it, people at prayer hold off the celebration until it is finished, and that's when they break into chants and cheers.

The next video comes from 3Arabawy blog and also shows the celebration at the Libertion Square. From the front of a TV set in a storefront where the news comes in, to the jumping and hugging crowds in the square, where people waved flags, danced, embraced and cried :

At the barricades in front of the presidential palace, the news was also celebrated. The person behind the camera seemed to get excited and changed the direction of the camera mid way, so you may have to tilt your head to one side to see it all:

If the number of lit screens from people holding up mobile devices are a sign, we will be seeing more of these celebratory videos crop up on the web pretty soon.

This post is part of our special coverage of Egypt Protests 2011.


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