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Christian officials and religious bodies celebrate these days the Egyptian or Coptic New Year, which begins with the feat of Nayrouz "ʿīd al-Nayrūz" in Arabic. With the rise of the sun of September 11, the year 6253 began according to the Egyptian calendar, which began in 4241 BC, but in terms...
Tomorrow, the activities of the exhibition "Wāḥid Tūt" (1st day of the month of Thout in the Coptic year) will be held at Miṣr Public Library, al-Zāwīyah branch, organized by the Egyptian Heritage Preservation association, headed by Mājid al-Rāhib . The ceremony will be opened by Dr. Muḥammad ʿAbd...
Every year, on September 11/12, the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the Coptic new year beginning , also called the Nayrūz, according to the agricultural calendar of Ancient Egypt. 
The new Coptic year starts on September 11, 2004. The Coptic calendar is based on the Egyptian calendar, which is still used and memorized by Egyptian farmers.
This article explains that the Coptic New Year Day [‘īd al-Nayrūz] is a feast that all Egyptians should celebrate.
The author traces the history of the town of Ansīna, in the governate of Minia, a former centre of Christian persecution.
Judge, Fārouq ‘Abd al-Qādir, asserted that there is no legal obligation on the prime minister to make Coptic new year a fully-paid official holiday.
On the occasion of the Coptic New Year’s Day, the Christian Church of Egypt gave a presentation in the auditorium of UNESCO, Paris, under the title of Le Nil Eternel (The Eternal Nile).
Al-Akhbar and Al-Ahram paid special attention to Coptic New Year’s Day. The articles published in both papers touched upon how the Coptic calendar began, how it relates to the Pharaonic calendar and the story of Emperor Diocletian, during whose rule many Christians were put to death.
Dr. Rodolph Yanney, president of the Society of Coptic Church Studies and founder and editor of Coptic Church Review in 1980, gave the RNSAW permission to bring his articles in the Copts Digest and the Coptic Daily Digest, published in 1999, together in one report describing the factors leading to...


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