THE COMMEMORATION OF JESUS CHRIST BAPTIST BY SAINT JOHN FESTIVAL

THE  COMMEMORATION OF  JESUS  CHRIST BAPTIST BY  SAINT JOHN  FESTIVAL
THE  COMMEMORATION OF  JESUS  CHRIST BAPTIST BY  SAINT JOHN  FESTIVAL
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TIMKET (EPIPANY) --- THIS IS THE GREATEST FESTIVAL OF THE ETHIOPIAN YEAR .FALLING JUST 2 WEEKS AFTER ETHIOPIAN CHRISTMAS EVERY JANUARY 19,IT IS ACCTUALY 3 DAYS AFFAIR .PRECEDED BY THE EVE OF TIMKET WHEN THE DRAMATIC AND COLOURFUL ,PROCESSSION TAKE PLACE THROUGH THE NIGHIT OF PRAYER AND FASTING ,TO THE GRAT DAY ITSELF AND THE COMMEMORATION OF CHRIST BAPTIST BY SAIT JHON IN THE JORDAN RIVER .

MANY PEOPLE BRING THEIR TABOT (THE ARC OF THE COVENANT ) ESCORT TO JAN MEDA ACCOMPANIED BY THEIR PRIESTS WITH PRAYER STICK ,SISTRA,RINGING OF BELLS AND BLOWING OF TRUMPITS ,SWINGING BRONZE CENSOR FROM WHICH WHISPS OF INCENCE SMOKE ESCAPE INTO THE EVENING AIR .THE ARK OF THE COVENANT STAY IN THEIR ESPECIAL TENT IN THE MEADOW ,NEAR SPECIFIC PLACE .

THIS IS THE CELEBRATION ALL AGES OF PEOPLE OF ETHIOPIA .


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  • 32 per Day
  • Available Anytime
  • Duration: 8 Hour(s)
  • From 1 to 10 people
  • Starts at ADDIS ABABA , ETHIOPIA

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