Tag Archives: Ethiopian New Year

PAGUMIENE: The 13th Month Of Ethiopian Calendar

Shopping Ethiopian Traditional Clothing For Ethiopian New Year 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 days in … 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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Addis Ababa’s Seasonal Street Delights

In counting the blessings of the old year before it officially departs and welcoming Ethiopian New Year (September 11, 2014) with new hope, I am inspired to honor Addis Ababa’s seasonal street delights–which as a local I enjoyed one after … Continue reading

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