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Coptic Orthodox Churches Celebrate New Year

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Monday ,14 September 2020

Coptic Orthodox Churches Celebrate New Year

 Coptic Churches celebrated the new Coptic year 1737 yesterday which started with Nayrouz feast which commemorates martyrs and confessors.

 
The feast is celebrated on September 11, the day is also the start of the Coptic new year and its first month, Thout, usually with special food, 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.