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Coptic Church celebrates Coptic New Year

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Thursday ,12 September 2019

Coptic Church celebrates Coptic New Year

 Coptic Church celebrates the new Coptic year today with social prayers and praises over night. Special food is also included in the celebration, namely: Red dates and guava, which refers to the blood of the martyrs and their strong faith. Vendors of dates and guava sold their goods in front of the churches as Copts celebrate Nayrouz by eating those fruits. 

 Nayrouz or Neyrouz is a feast when martyrs and confessors are commemorated within the Coptic Orthodox Church. Celebrated on September 11, the day is also the start of the Coptic new year and its first month, Thout.