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Holidays in January in Ethiopia

In the month of January we have the biggest holidays in ethiopia like Gena/Lidet(The birth of Jesus Christ),Timket(The ephiphany of Jesus Christ).


Gena/Lidet(The birth of Jesus Christ)

The Christmas celebration in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church is called Gena or ልደተ-ለእግዚእነ. ... Many people take part in a special Advent fast during the 43 days before Christmas. It starts on 25th November and is known as the 'Fast of the Prophets' (Tsome Nebiyat). During this time only vegan meal is eaten each day.


Timket(The ephiphany of Jesus Christ)

Ethiopian epiphany is a colourful festival celebrated all over Ethiopia to commemorate the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the Baptist in the River Jordan. The commemoration starts on the eve of the main festival on 18 January

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