Category Archives: Holidays

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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Difo Dabo: Ethiopian Holiday Staple

It is that time of year again to be carried away by the smell of warming, earthy and fresh baking bread coming out from almost every Ethiopian house hold … waking up our sense of smell, spurring memories and filling … Continue reading

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ENKUTATASH: Ethiopia Welcoming Year 2007

The Amharic word Enkutatash means “gift of jewels” in which the Ethiopian New Year’s day eloquently named after besides the two Amharic words–Addis Amet which literally means New Year. Welcoming the New Year right after the rainy season ends when … Continue reading

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