Ethiopian Holidays

Today is Christmas in Ethiopia! Merry Christmas, Ethiopia! « Ledet (Christmas) Ledet (Christmas) falls on December 29 Ethiopian calendar (January 7 Gregorian calendar). Ledet (Christmas) is celebrated after 43 days fasting known as Tsome Gahad (Advent), with a spectacular procession, which begins at 6 AM and lasts until 9 AM. After the mass service, people go home to break the fast with the meat of chicken … Continuer de lire Ethiopian Holidays

Did You Buy Your Gifts Or Will They Be Handmade?

Most people who celebrate Christmas usually buy their presents. So, the same ones who do also know what to buy their loved ones and/or strangers. Not everyone is the same. Some go in a different route and purchase unwanted gag gifts. This can cause many rifts. Some of the gifts are cool. And, some of the gifts are not. The ones that are not are … Continuer de lire Did You Buy Your Gifts Or Will They Be Handmade?

Are You Having A Merry Christmas?

The holiday programs are on. The Christmas trees are lit. How many Christmas presents did you get? The carolers are caroling. The children are debating. The neighbor next door is serenading while your best friend is hating. The next program is The Ropers. Hopefully, the dressing is made of cornbread. Not that shit from Stouffer’s. Shall I make the chicken noodles? Tomorrow morning everyone will … Continuer de lire Are You Having A Merry Christmas?