Stellar Hawk

Damanhur's New Year's Eve

Ring in the new year—in August! Damanhur celebrates its own calendar New Year's Eve on August 31. This magical evening typically begins with a music concert or some other form of celebration. Around the hour of midnight, each member of the Popolo Spirituale lights a personal candle, and all candles are placed together in a large hawk shape, forming a constellation (hence the name "Stellar Hawk"). This is a symbolic moment of connection between the Popolo and other points of life in the universe that are aligned with the intention of spiritual awakening.


To participate in the ritual, you must have first visited Damjl. Reservations are required. Some visits and areas of Damanhur are not suitable for children under 14 years of age; before making your purchase, click here to view the minimum age requirements.

Notes for attendees

Since this event takes place outdoors in the evening, wear suitable clothing and footwear.