Tag Archives: Enkutatash

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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The Eloquent Pieces Of Ethiopian New Year Celebration


Today while celebrating Enkutatash – Ethiopian New Year – I am being inspired by beautiful Ethiopian holiday rituals that I am blessed to be surrounded by and of course actuated to share it with the world through the following photo … Continue reading

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Year 2008: Happy Ethiopian New Year!


Yet another Enkutatash Celebration – Ethiopian New Year – to take place on September 12, 2015 in welcoming year 2008. Happy New Year!

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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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The Colorful ENKUTATASH Paintings By Ethiopian Boys


One of the most brightening Ethiopian New Year’s gifts you can receive from ETHIOPIA during Enkutatash Celebration here in Ethiopia is simply the colorful Enkutatash paintings illustrated by Ethiopian boys. Early in the morning during New Year’s day …Ethiopian boys in particular … 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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Meskerem: The First Month Of Ethiopian New Year


Meskerem (September 11 – October 10) is an exceptional month for Ethiopians including me, thus I want to honor it in this particular post before it departs. Besides being the first month of Ethiopian New Year in which “Enkutatash” celebrated in good … Continue reading

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