03 Aug Upcoming events in Ethiopia
1. Ethiopian New Year (Enkutatash) Celebration – September 11th: Join the locals in celebrating the Ethiopian New Year with traditional music, dancing, and feasting.
2. Meskel Celebration – September 27th: Witness the Meskel festival, a religious holiday that commemorates the finding of the True Cross by Queen Helena in the 4th century. The event includes processions, bonfires, and dancing.
3. Addis Foto Fest – October 1st-7th: Explore the world of photography at this international festival, featuring exhibitions, workshops, and discussions with renowned photographers.
4. Great Ethiopian Run – November 22nd: Participate in Africa’s biggest road race, where thousands of runners gather to compete in a 10-kilometer race through the streets of Addis Ababa.
5. Christmas Celebration – January 7th: Experience the Ethiopian Orthodox Christmas celebration, which includes religious ceremonies, feasting, and traditional music.
6. Addis International Film Festival – February (dates vary): Enjoy a diverse selection of local and international films, including documentaries, short films, and feature films.
7. Ethiopian Easter (Fasika) – April 26th: Witness the Ethiopian Orthodox Easter celebration, which involves colorful processions, religious ceremonies, and feasting.
8. Addis Jazz Festival – May (dates vary): Immerse yourself in the vibrant jazz scene of Addis Ababa, with performances by local and international jazz artists.