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Timkat 2012: An Ethiopian Orthodox Celebration Of The Epiphany

Posted by addisethiopia on January 19, 2012


The Feast of Timkat is the most important Christian holiday in Ethiopia. Timkat (baptism in Amharic), is the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of the Epiphany. It celebrates the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River by John the Baptist.

 

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Orthodox Christians celebrate the feast of Epiphany by jumping into freezing water

 

MELKAM TIMKET!

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