The Ethiopian Easter(Fasika)

The Ethiopian Easter, also called, is one of the furthermost festivals of the Ethiopian people, celebrated with its truest meaning after 56 days of fasting. on this  fasting time Orthodox Christians do not eat meat and dairy products for the whole 55 days to commemorate the 40 days of fasting of Jesus practiced before crucifixion. The main religious celebration takes place on the night before Easter Sunday. It is a grave, holy occasion; many orthodox churches hold over-night services and people remain there with candles and warm clothing. The service commences at 9:00pm and around 4:00am .before the main religious celebration there is a week that celebrates as Holy week is the week proceeding Easter Sunday. Palm Sunday: This is the Sunday before Easter. It commemorates Christ’s entry into Jerusalem

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