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FILSETA: Ethiopian Feast Of Saint Mary The Virgin


Ethiopian Orthodox religion devotees, commemorates a day which worldwide known as Assumption day, by fasting for 15 days (August 7 -21) which locally know as Tsome Filseta. It is on the 16th day (August 22,2017), devotees break the fasting by … Continue reading

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Ethiopian New Year Song


A particular song about New Year, is an integral part of Enkutatash (Ethiopian New Year) celebration in Ethiopia. In giving homage to the coming New Year, which Ethiopia is going to welcome on September 11, 2017, I picked two cherished … Continue reading

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What’s Out! ADDIS


Addis Ababa’s very own and highly celebrated What’s Out! ADDIS magazine, brings out one of my most liked blog posts about Ethiopian Easter Holiday – Fasika on its April 2016 issue. It is an honor to get recognition for my … Continue reading

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Heading To GONDAR For TIMKET CELEBRATION


Timket – Ethiopian Epiphany is going to fall on January 20, 2016. Gondar is one of the best places to celebrate Timket. Ye Hager Libs – Ethiopian traditional clothing – is a genuine way to be embellished with on Timket … Continue reading

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PAGUMIENE: The 13th Month Of Ethiopian Calendar


“Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.” – Faith Baldwin Like the Egyptian Coptic, Ethiopian calendar have a year of 13 months. The first 12 months have 30 days each, and the last 13th month has 5 days and 6 … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Cultural Event Compendium


A day of celebration in honoring ETHIOPIAN CULTURE via art, music, traditional costume, food, drink and dance; here in the rhythmic cosmopolitan African City – Addis Ababa. Leading armchair travelers from all over the world, through one of the many … Continue reading

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MESKEL: Ethiopian Feast Of Exaltation Of Holy Cross


Meskel is a yearly religious Ethiopian holiday in commemorating the discovery of the true cross by Queen Eleni (Queen Helena) in the 14th century. The actual Meskel holiday occurs on September 27 GC or September 28 in leap years. The … Continue reading

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