Category Archives: Religious

PIAZZA: Addis Ababa’s Mesmeric Old Town I


Piazza is the heart of Addis Ababa and the old neighborhood which still captures the spirit of the past that invites for exploration. This picturesque Old town’s name is a legacy of the Italian Occupation (1936 – 41 G.C.), thus … 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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The Aura Of ASHENDA Over Addis Ababa


Ashenda is a particular religious and cultural celebration which takes place at the end of Ethiopian year (August – September) in most of the Northern Ethiopia regions. Ashenda takes place right after the two-week-long Lent Offering (Tsome Filseta) – which … Continue reading

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Debre Tabor Celebration


It is that time of year again here in Ethiopia to commemorate one of the miraculous moments of Jesus via a particular celebration day (August 19, 2014) which locally known as Buhe or Debre Tabor – an Amharic name of … Continue reading

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FASIKA: The Eloquent Pieces Of Ethiopian Easter Holiday


Fasika (Easter Holiday) is one of the national and religious holidays of Ethiopia. Year after year Fasika is being celebrated in a most spiritually mesmerizing church service, earnest, unique and beautiful traditions throughout the country by Christian Ethiopians. The very … Continue reading

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Siklet: Ethiopia In Commemorating GOOD FRIDAY


In honoring Himamat (Holy Week) and Siklet (Good Friday), many Christian Ethiopians attend solemn and sacred church services throughout the country, fasting and praying in remembering the crucifixion of Jesus Christ every year. It was now about the sixth hour, … Continue reading

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Gulban: Ethiopian Last Supper


Here in Ethiopian Tselote’ Hamus (Last Supper) is being honored by preparing Gulban – a simple traditional dish made out of wheat grain and Ethiopian fava beans. It is at this time of year that family, loved ones, neighbors and … Continue reading

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