Melkam Addis Amet to all my Ethiopian Friends!

 

 

Melkam Addis Amet to all my Ethiopian Friends!!

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Melkam Addis Amet to all my Ethiopian Friends!! Melkam Enkutash!!

11th of September is 1st  of Meskerem in Ethiopia! We are celebrating Ethiopian New Year!

I wish to all my Ethiopian Friends and to all of you

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Enkutatash, the Ethiopian New Year, marks the end of the rainy season and the beginning of the spring sunshine. While Ethiopia follows the Julian calendar, the holiday falls on September 11th according to the Western or Gregorian calendar, except for leap years, when it occurs on September 12th.
Enkutatash, meaning “gift of jewels” in Amharic, originally derives from the story of the Queen of Sheba returning from visiting King Solomon in Jerusalem, according to popular legend. When the Queen arrived, she was greeted by her Ethiopian chiefs with enku, jewels. This joyful holiday has supposedly been celebrated since this time, marked by dancing and singing across the green countryside, budding with spring flowers.
11th  of September is really special and unique in Ethiopia

I wish to all Ethiopian people around the world

I wish to all people around the world

Melkam Addis Amet – Happy New Ethiopian Year – መልካም  አዲስ  ዓመት

Sharing the happiness of starting a New Year in Ethiopia.

Lovely people, Lovely country

Melkam Addis Amet – Happy New Ethiopian Year – መልካም  አዲስ  ዓመት