Ethiopian Christmas – Genna

Ethiopian Christmas – Genna

Ledet (Christmas ) falls on December 29 of Ethiopian calendars (January 7 Gregorian calendar ) it is celebrated after 43 days of fasting , known as Tsome Gehad (Advent ), with a spectacular procession , which begins at 6 AM and last until 9 AM . After the mass service , people go jome to break the fast with the meat of chicken or lamb or beef accompanied by Injera and the traditional drinks that is “Tella “ and “Tej “ .


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