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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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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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