Holidays and Festivals

Festivals: Ethiopia has a number of festivals and holidays almost throughout the year starting with the Ethiopian New Year falling on Meskerem 1 or September 11. September is the beginning of the harvest season and a time of parties and weddings.

Timkat, (Epiphany) Meskal (finding of the true cross) Fasika (Easter)

Genna (Christmas) Kidus yohannes (New Year’s Day) Maryam Zion

Kulubi Gabriel Negashi Mosque Sheikh SOF Omar Islamic holidays