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Copts celebrate the new Coptic year with dates and guava

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Wednesday ,12 September 2018

Copts celebrate the new Coptic year with dates and guava

Copts celebrated the new Coptic year with eating speical food, namely: Red dates and guava, which referes 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.