Kulubi,Saint Gabriel Festival

Kulubi,Saint Gabriel Festival The church was built in 1880.The festival of Saint Gabriel (Kulubi Gabriel), the Archangel, is celebrated on every December (Tahsas) 19 Ethiopian calendar (December 28 Gregorian calendar) which culminates in a pilgrimage to Kulubi, about 68 kilometers from Dire Dawa. Orthodox Tewahedo (one in union) Christians mark the celebration with colorful processions Read More

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Fassika Celebration

Fassika Celebration Fasika (Easter): Fasika (Easter) falls on every 27 April. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church offers special daily prayers during the Fasika season. The church members and those who offer spiritual teachings in the church do not eat until 3 o’clock in the afternoon with the exception of Saturday and Sunday when prayers are conducted Read More

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Ethiopian Christmas

Ethiopian Christmas (Genna): Genna Festival is celebrated on every 05-08 January after a 40 days fasting among Orthodox Christians. On the eve of Christmas or “Genna” as Ethiopians refer to it, people gather in churches to pray in mass that lasts about 3 hours. The clergies, Priests, Bishop & people lift their voice in hymns Read More

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True Cross,Meskal

True Cross,Meskal The True Cross is the name for physical remnants traditionally believed to be from the cross upon which Jesus was crucified. According to a number of early writers, the Empress Helena, (250–330 AD) mother of Constantine, the first Christian Emperor of Rome, at a date after 312 AD when Christianity was legalized throughout Read More

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Visit Lalibela Timket,Timkat 11 Days

Visit Lalibela Timket,Timkat Visit Lalibela Timket,Timkat Religious celebration in Gondar, Lalibela, and Addis Ababa Ethiopian Religious Festivals In Ethiopia; religion, especially Orthodox Tewahedo is inseparable part of life. The Orthodox Tewahedo Church ceremonies are unique and impressive; especially Timket and Meskel festivals which provide colorful ceremonies and celebrations. People dress in traditional costume and celebrate Read More

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