Travel is my driving force in life, and although I have had the privilege of visiting 30 countries so far, my heart will always remain in India...
January:Orthodox Christmas - Timket (Coptic Epiphany): on the occasion of this sacred ceremony, the Christians of Ethiopia celebrate the baptism of Christ , and priests take the Tables of Law from churches and bring them to the Sacred Water. This procession is followed by believers who dance, sing and feast until late into the night.
2nd March: Adowa Battle (between the Italian administrator of Ethiopia and Emperor Menelik II).
1st May: May Day
5th May: Patriots' Day.
28th May: National Day. End of the military Regime.
27th September: Meskel - Discovery of the True Cross.